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The Southwestern Ohio Rare Bird Alert for August 28, 2014 compiled by the Dayton Audubon Society.

The highlights of this report are many arriving shore birds and waterfowl.

Seen on August 27th were 2 Black-crowned Night Herons--1 adult and 1 Immature, Semipalmated Plover, Semipalmated, Least,  Pectoral and  Solitary Sandpiper; Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Great Egret, Great Blue and Green Heron, Double-crested Cormorant, Ring-billed Gull, Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Mallard and Belted Kingfisher.

Reported today at Killdeer Plains were 3 American Avocets on the upland reservoir.

To report rare, unusual, or first-of-the-season sightings in the Dayton area, call Ralph Dennler at 937-294-5086.

If you choose to email your report, please send your NAME, DATE, LOCATION and SIGHTING to: audubon@dayton.net

This Dayton Audubon Rare Bird Alert is updated periodically as warranted. For last minute updates, call the Dayton Audubon Hotline at 937-640-BIRD(2473). Good birding to all!