On January 6, 1973, with Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) and Water Pipits (Anthus spinoletta) in a very large, unplanted field near Magnolia Springs, Alabama, in south Baldwin County, Fairly Chandler and Peter Quinn Discovered a Mountain Plover (Eupoda montana). The day’s weather was cloudy, wind SW-N 5-15 mph wlth temperature range between 500 F and 650 F. Prevlously, the wlnter weather had been very mild with only two light freezes (above 20 degrees). The fleld was bare of any vegetation, green or otherwise.
Author: P. Fairly Chandler
Volume Number: 21 Year Published: 1973
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 9
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1973/Vol 21 No. 1, 2_1973_p9.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1973/Vol 21 No. 1, 2_1973.pdf