Tuesday, April 27, 2010

RED-FACED WARBLER - Dowdell's Knob, Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site, Harris County, GA - 4/27/10 - UPDATED

Hi All,

A first Georgia record RED-FACED WARBLER was seen and photographed this morning in Harris County, Georgia! It is reported that this is the first record of the species east of the Mississippi River as well!

Here are the GPS Coordinates for the intersection of Hwy 190 and Dowdell Knob Road at the Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site in Harris County. Once you make the turn on to Dowdell Knob Road you still have to go the .7 miles to the spot based on the current information!

N 32 51.469
W 84 44.200

The posts so far from Georgia Birders Online:
http://listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1004&L=gabo-l&O=A&P=50828

http://listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1004&L=gabo-l&O=A&P=50952

http://listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1004&L=gabo-l&O=A&X=78089B253F8C09B35E&Y=eagleeyed@bellsouth.net&P=51757

Good Near Georgia Birding!

Mark

4/28 UPDATE, While the bird was never relocated on that windy ridge, the photos have now been posted on the website of the Georgia Ornithological Society. The GOS photo page:
http://gos.org/sightings/56-warblers/rfwa.html

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