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Huntington Beach SP

33.51023 , -79.05921

United States Of America

When visiting during the winter, check out the pond along Prat Rd. Be on the lookout for various species of waterfowl feeding in the ponds including, Northern Shovelers, American Wigeons, Scaups, Mergansers, Gadwall, Ring-necked ducks, as well as various species of shorebirds.

Walking along the boardwalk at the Nature Center, be on the lookout for various species of marsh birds including Clapper Rails, Plovers, Sandpipers, Dowitchers, Herons, Egrets, Woodstorks, Ibis, Bitterns and Yellowlegs.

Don't forget to check out the beach. Likely species include various species of Gulls, Sanderlings, Willets, Terns as well as Pelicans and possibly Loons.

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Coordinates were set by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) : 33.5102/-79.0592 (2021-04-18 11:29:47 )

Site name was set by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) as "Huntington Beach SP" (2021-04-18 11:29:47 )

Edited by Sally Siko on 2022-06-16 14:02:19
When visiting during the winter, check out the pond along Prat Rd. Be on the lookout for various species of waterfowl feeding in the ponds including, Northern Shovelers, American Wigeons, Scaups, Mergansers, Gadwall, Ring-necked ducks, as well as various species of shorebirds. Walking along the boardwalk at the Nature Center, be on the lookout for various species of marsh birds including Clapper Rails, Plovers, Sandpipers, Dowitchers, Herons, Egrets, Woodstorks, Ibis, Bitterns and Yellowlegs. Don't forget to check out the beach. Likely species include various species of Gulls, Sanderlings, Willets, Terns as well as Pelicans and possibly Loons.

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