Subject: Fw: HENDERSON BIRD VIEWING PRESERVE FOR WEEK OF MARCH 15th THRU MARCH 21th, 2004
Canada Goosse (3 on Pond 4- 3/18)
Common Goldeneye (11 females Pond 3 - 3/19)
Ruddy Duck (Lots of Blue bills)
Northern Harrier (Male and female)
Golden Eagle (2 seen 3/10)
Black-necked Stilt (2 on pond 9 3/18)
American Avocet (some in breeding plumage)
Greater Yellowlegs (2 pond 9)
Least Sandpiper (16 on pond 9)
Long-billed Dowitcher ( 6 on Pond 9)
Wilson's Snipe (4 pond 9 - 3/18)
Belted Kingfisher (Female on pond 3 - 3/18)
Cassin's Kingbird (2 near VC singing on 3/19)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Verdin (drinking sugar water from our hummingbird feeder)
Marsh Wren (lots singing)
Audubon's Warbler (numbers increasing)
Brewer's Sparrow (vc 3/19)
JUNCO (SLATE COLORED on 3/21 seen by Carol Perry, Jim Healy, and Toby S.)
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