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I overslept this morning and the first thing I thought when I woke up was, "Damn, I've already missed the first hour of Dawn Chorus!" But lo and behold, it appears that our regular host may have overslept herself (or is having technical difficulties) because no Dawn Chorus was awaiting me. So this diary represents a quick stopgap for those of you who like a get a birdie fix and share your own on Sunday morning. Enjoy.

There's still quite a lot of waterfowl and shorebird action happening this time of year. I'm going to post some pictures of a few more of the migratory ducks and other birds we're seeing right now. Please feel free to add your own to help fill out this diary. Since this wasn't planned in advance, I don't exactly have a theme. But I do have some pics you may enjoy, so here we go.

Here's a Snowy Egret trolling for snacks
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A Northern Shoveler
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Watching all the comings & goings, a White-tailed Kite.
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Hush now . . . she's sleeping (female Northern Shoveler)
Female Northern Shovelers

American Avocets in sunrise reflection
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Canvasback and a pair of Northern Pintails
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If there's water, there's going to be a Black Phoebe nearby checking things out
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Here's a Marbled Godwit looking for breakfast, which is what I'm going to go do now. Enjoy everyone.
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Originally posted to Kestrel on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 07:20 AM PST.

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