Birds By Boat


Posted: November 21, 2013 at 6 a.m.

STAFF PHOTOS FLIP PUTTHOFF Joan Reynolds takes in dazzling autumn color during a birding trip Nov. 1 on Beaver Lake in the Rocky Branch area. The trip revealed several species of waterfowl on their fall migration as well as songbirds and raptors. November is a prime month for birding at all areas of the lake. I SPY

On fall nights, when geese are flying over my house in Fayetteville, I’m thinking about a birding trip to Beaver Lake. Water bird migrants at Beaver intrigue me. All those gadwalls, horned grebes, common loons, American coots and ring-billed gulls nest up north and pass through here on their way south. What all stops at Beaver Lake?

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Outdoor, Pages 6 on 11/21/2013