Red Phalarope and Ruddy Turnstone at Owens Lake

From: Cheyenne Laczek-Johnson and Miko Ruhlen
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Date: 08/28/02
Time: 01:33 PM


Cheyenne saw the Red Phalarope at Dirty Socks Seep. Identified by red abdomen, black cap, white and dark facial stripes, bi-colored bill yellow at base. Miko Ruhlen saw the Ruddy Turnstone in the shallow flood south of Sulfate road, just west of mainline road (about 18-20 bubblers south of sulfate road). Identified by orange leggs, distinctive flight marks and dark bib.