Saturday, October 10, 2015
Mucking! - 10 Oct 2015
We continued heading east out into the marsh, and found ourselves among a myriad of Swamp Sparrows by the dozens. I almost stepped on one of numerous Sora that we heard during the morning, this one flushing under my feet and flying off for deeper cover.
It wasn't until we got back to relatively dryer ground that Brian found a second Nelson's Sparrow, but we failed to flush it from a heavy cattail stand. A little disappointed, we all headed back to the parking lot.
After my first mucking outing I'm exhausted, dehydrated, and aching all over. I also can't wait to get back out here and try again. Thanks Brian, Mark and Jeff for allowing me to tag along. What a great morning!