Subject: Fw: HENDERSON BIRD VIEWING PRESERVE FOR WEEK OF MARCH 8th THRU MARCH 14th, 2004
Canada Goosse (1 on Pond 4 3/14)
SANDHILL CRANES (2 soaring over BVP 3/12, seen by Toby S., Carol P. and Georgeanne N.)
Black-necked Stilt (1 arrived on 3/10)
American Avocet (32 on 3/11some in breeding plumage)
Least Sandpiper (16 on pond 9)
Long-billed Dowitcher ( 6 on Pond 9)
Wilson's Snipe (2 ponds 8 & 9)(also had them last week)
Cassin's Kingbird (2 seen near VC on 3/11)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Verdin (drinking sugar water from our hummingbird feeder)
Marsh Wren (lots singing)
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher (with nesting material 3/11)
Audubon's Warbler (numbers increasing)
JUNCO (SLATE COLORED AT VC 3/12) seen by Carol Perry
The weather was great this week it is light at 6:00 am. PLEASE DON'T FORGET YOUR HAT, SUNSCREEN AND WATER.
Open daily from 6:00 am til 3:00 pm. Phone number is 702-566-2940 for information about the Preserve.
DIRECTIONS: We are located east of Boulder Highway, off of Sunset Road in Henderson, Nevada.
From Las Vegas Blvd., go south to Sunset Road, take Sunset Road east, through the Boulder Highway interchange. Once on the east side of Boulder Highway you will see a blue sign with white lettering that says "Bird Viewing Preserve" with an arrow pointing to the left (north). Turn left on Moser, at the end of Moser make a right, then quick left at the gate, follow the instructions on the gate for entry.
From I 515 (US 93 & 95) go east on Sunset and follow the above directions.
BEST IN BIRDING
JE ANNE BRANCA