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Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 3 Folder X

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Title:
Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 3 Folder X
Abbreviated Title:
Warden Reports, Jack Best, 1956-1959 (101 pgs)
Creator:
Audubon Florida
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Florida
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University of South Florida
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English
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1 folder
Physical Location:
Box 3 Folder 83

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Audubon societies -- Diaries ( lcsh )
Ecology -- Florida ( lcsh )
History -- Gulf Coast (Fla.) -- 20th century ( lcsh )

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Abstract:
The daily journals of Audubon wardens and statewide reports on certain sites and projects cover activities from 1900 to 1970, with most of the materials concentrated between the 1930s and 1950s.

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University of South Florida
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University of South Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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032958557 ( ALEPH )
890709008 ( OCLC )
A47-00077 ( USF DOI )
a47.77 ( USF Handle )

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Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY ,qSf 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. S A NCTUARY (or g e neral area) .. .... .......................... ......... ...... .................................... STATE .... ... ................................................ ........................ I NCLUSIVE DATES .... ... ?. ... ................ ..................... ... ......... ........................ N O TE: R eport w eather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along. M ention any unusual happenings; any di sturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; estimate numbe r s and kinds of b irds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations I Date ... May--9'/'.. ...... eloudy ... -a-ndhumi
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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general are a ) ............... P.uc.k .... ................... ................................... .... .............. STATE. ...... INCLUS I V E D ATES ........ ... .... .... ...... . ..... ... ... ....... .... N O TE: R eport weathe r conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling;. amount of ga s o line, oil o r parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats wit h ; n.amc s of per: sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or take n along. M ention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of hirds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of bir d s obse rved at roos tin g feeding or nesting concentrations. May 15 Went i n t o town. NE w i n d 20 t o JO mph water roug h Made a few errand s and ... .... still"blww in early evening so stayed in town. Had dinner with Mr. & Mrs. He is the Florida Game & Fish CCJDWission warden for this area. Unfortunate l ly he is resigning from the commission at the end of this month. Date ..... .May ... 16 ...... Light ... NE. ... w.ind,. .... c umulus clouds, & beautiful day. Got out to Pavillion and Duck. Looked around for feeding birds. Very low tide in the a fternoon attracted about 600 egrets and herons. Also 2 8 Spoonbills feeding in cove just north of Duck. Only 200 Wh. Ibis came in. Louisiana H.-800, Snowy Egret-460, Little Blue-50, Am. Egret-30, and 6 Great Blues Last but not least were 33 coming in aftef sunset. With binoculars I could see flocks of birds over t h e ma nland going south in the evening, over Turkey it Key, probably heading for a roost south of Huck. Could be Plover Key, Dat ........ #!. .... f ? ... .... ..... to 30 mph with gusts all day. Water rough.Went to Duck Rock ancboring about noon. Small squall h i t about 4 P.M. 124 W h Ibis came in to roost. 800 Louisiana Herons, 4 5 5 Snowy E. 50 Little Blues, Arn. Egret-25 and three Spoonbills came in after Busk. Others h ave come in bu t it was too dark t o i d e ntify any birds. Early hurricane off East coast, nothing to worry about here. Date ........ .+.!? ...... .... t..9 ... NW winds Cumul\ls clouds. Vient to Turkey Key and visited with t h e S quires. Wonderful people. They showed me uger. just south of Turkey. Saw approx. 5 0 feeding Spoonbills in plumages. He also showed me possible roosts near there, where I think rrany birds are heading for in the evenings. Evening flight-Wh. Ibis-250, Louisianas-955 Snowy-360, Little Blue-75, Am E gret-2 5, and one Spoonbill. About 40 were fee diqg :ln cove a)Jout. 3 / 4 .,ni.il e NE 9f Duck Rock May 19 Tr i a t o f Oll\P :a i n the mornin g No luck s o will have it check';d Boat .. ,rEgrevrworkin g all right. Nailed 4 o Trer.assing signs and 1 "N.o Landing" in scattered spots on Duck. Patrolled along the mainland near Duck looking for S poonbills. Saw about 35, mostly immutures but some adults. Evening flight Wh. Ibis-800, La. Heron-750, other birds came in usual numbers but no Spoonbills. They were feeding though just north of Duck. Date ...... .... ?9 ....... ... ... area. to Turkey Key and w'th the 'q_l,lir.e.s. Stayed for lunch. Picked up a dog to take to Warden Wiggins in Everglades. Went to Duck Rock about 3 P.M. Man by the name of Dodd and passed the tine of day. Lives up the Chatham River and was out this way to et.some people coming from Everglades in another boat. Ibis picking up a little with 1220 c oming in during the evening. Almost all of them came from the Chatham River flyway, SN of Duck, Scattered Spoonbills feeding along mainland Eac h war de n s i g n or initial h er e : (Us e culditional $heet to
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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( o r ge n eral are a ) ___ ,, ______ .. ____ _____ __________________________________ ____________ .STA T E ___ _____ ______ ------------------------_ ___ --------------_ INC L USIVE D ATES ____ ______ ____ ___ ______________________ .. _________ .................. NOTE: R eport w eather conditions; are a s patrolled; -hours and minutes s p ent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or p arts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p er so n s met with in sanctuary areas or take n along Men tion a n y unusual happenings; any disturbance of bir d s or othe r wildlife ; estimate numbe r s a n d kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Ma,v 211igh t NW winds, :tew c loud s Went t o Evergtade i about noon. Left otttboard motor t o .. Bought.. rooa-a.-nd ... gas. Fooled around town getting acquainted. Talked with a few charter-boat fisherman. Delivered dog to Wiggins. Stayed with them for the night. D a t e .... J4a.y ... 22 ...... Pid .. s.ome ... erra.nd.s. .. around town. Went with Art Eiffier and Bill House to Chokoloskee for a little fishing and to show me that end of thebay. Got out to Duck for the evening flight a n d there was ve little change tj),e aw-ount of comin g in, with about 1200 Ibis and the usual herons and egrets. 24 Spoonbills cme in late. Stayed at Duck all night to see what goe s on in themorning. .. gr-6upedP.ori .... he =inder mangroves. They weren't feeding. At .M. t ey took off in a mass Feading for Duck Rock Cove. They've been feeding there in the evenings at 'low tiae out didn't notice that many. Evening flightWh. Ibis-1500(largest flock of 500 came from the south just after sunset) Louisiana Heron-8 00, Snowy E gret-500, Little Blues-75,Am. Egret-125, Man 01 War Birds-6, Brown Pelicans100, Corrnorants-500 and 2 Spoonbills. s .... ;';;Y A to have gone bad so changed to a spare coil and she works like a charm. Went to Turkey Key and dropped in on the Squires. He told me there was shooting at Plover Key last night and I figure that the flock of 500 Ibis which came in late evening were chased from Plover, but that's only a guess. About 2000 Ibis came in this evening. Date ...... .. .. ?.5. .... ".'.". .... .... C:::J.:!J.uds, hot & muggy-Final had a about time, after mrtxrttx: waiting for them almost every nign r e flight was the largest since I've been here but still not up to par. The northern flyway paid off and Ibis are start-ing to use it. A 6000 Ibis came n with about 3000 using the northern flyway, 2000 from the SE and a 1000 just r ng in from various directions.It was a beautiful sight for me and let's hope larger flights begin. Am not sure but think I heard faint shooting from the south which w ould mean either Plover or Turkey Key. Date .............. .aY. .... .... .... w.in4 ..... .... mPh At 6 A.M. found 183 Spoonbills on Duck Rock. An hour later they headed for Duck Rock Cove. Went beachcombing along Pavillion Key finding one turtle crawl where a sea turtle came up on the beach to lay eggs. Found two pair of Black-whisker ed Vireos but no nest, saw a Mangrove Cuckoo and a few Snowy Plovers. About 5000 Wh. Ibis came in to Duck with about 4000 using the northern flyway. A lack of birds( only 600) from the SE(Chatham flyway has me guessing. Does it mean no one bothered them this evening, it's possible. 16 Spoonbills lCOllXt JDaR came in for the evening Date ................. Ma.y. ... 27 ....... C l oudy .... and ... r.ainy all day up till early evening F h d l h Evening flight-Wh. l bi-5.500 and not much change with the o war e n sign or initia er e & 411.J ellow by the name of Demaree were netting urt es. '!'heir ..... ......................... ., .................................... .. wives and c Vi@Y lulilUi8Jil.ooit ftc6raittRa .. .......................... ______ .. ...... ......................... .......................

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WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 F ifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SA NCTUARY (or ge n eral are a ) ...... ............ ......................................................................... STATE ....... .......................... ...................................................... I N CLU SIVE ... ... J. ........................................................ NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts pur chase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and I} am es o f boats m e t with; names of per sons m et. with in sanctuary are a s or taken along Meution any unusual happening ; any disturban ce of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roos ti ng, feed ing or nesting concentrations Dat ...... ... .... .. m orning f o r gas and sup plies coming ba c k t o D uck R ock i n time t h e evening flight. Estima t e ab out 6 5 00 W h Ibis came in along with 56 Spoonbills. A hundred or so Man 01 War Birds were around at dusk with most of them roostfng on 1.!CK. Louisiana Herons are nesting on Pelican Key, just outside of Sandfly Pass. Loggerhead Turtles are f eed i n g i n the waters all along here. They can be seen when they come up -D a t e .. MaY. ... .... ... !'l:t .:mt ... ... NW winds 10-20 mph. W andered over to T urkey Key taking w ith me the battery charger whic h is on the blitik. No one could start it down there so will h ave it fixed in town. Not much c h ange in the evening flight at Duck. A little more then 50 Spoom bills came in to-night. Date .. .. ..?.9 ..... .... ... .... light NW wind F ooled around with battery charger and got it run ning but carburetor gasket is worn and gas leaks out before gettihg to the cylinder. 0 0 W h Ibis put on a nice show this evening. Spoonbills(ll8)arrived before dark. Louisiana erons have started to nest on Duck. Two nests had an eg g a piece. Left shore immediately after finding eg g s and s cme unfinished nests. May 11 c1ear wann an d muggy. 12,0 00 came in to-night most!Y in small tlock& except tor D at
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) __________________ ___ _______________________________________ _sT ATE_ IN CL US IVE DA TES ______ ____________________________________ NOTE: Report weathe r conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrollinu; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met names of per sons met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or o!her wildlife ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ ___ if._":". __ ___ __ __ J'_ l:iunderstorms over mainland Went up the Chatham River visiti ng a Mr. Dodd who stopped by Duck one evening and stopping in at the Tooke's meeting them for the time. Nice people. They told me a few interesting things about the back country. Returned to Duck before the evening flight finding little change The Louisiana Herons are still busy setting up their nesting colony which has all ready attracted a few crows. A pair of Anhingas were hanging around toeay. Some 9,000 used the roost tonight. '::!b1J Date June 5-Clear, warm with light NW winds. Arrived 1h town by llPM. Picked up repaired out carburater for battery charger cleaned and fixed up with a gasket. Was back at Duck late afternoon before birds started to come in. Still no increase n the Ibis. The rainy season has .iust about begun and when the prairies get wet more birds should start to use the roost. Date ____ __ ____ wjJLb light winds most of the day. Vient to Turkey Key for ice and visited the Squires. Looked around Buzzard Key and Auger Hole. down there. About 9,000 Ibis came in tonight. Spoonbills are still feeding in Duck Rock Cove with most of them roosting on Duck after the tide comes in. Mosquitoes and saAA-tJ.ies have entered the picture and are a nuisance. The tent is mosquito-proof but sand flies find me very easily. Went up the Chatham River and into l.inevalier J;ay t o see what birds are feeding in the area. Scattered flocks of egrets and herons were feeding in that area. Saw Mr. Darwin for a few minutes before he went into town. He lives along Chevalier Bay, near Gopher Creek. Went a little ways up Go her Creek with the skiff and outboard. Saw three Spoonbills feedinR along the creek and found head, wing and tail feathers of a recently killed immature Wh. Ibis. There was little change in the flight at Duck Rock. Date _____ __ __ ll-.DQ __ ____ T!iunderstorms over mainland. Except for the Louisianas no other JG.ii herons or egrets are nesting on Duck. There are though a few Snowys, Am. Egrets and Wh. Ibis around the day. That wounded Ibis which I saw on Duck during IT\Y' first week is there. Bis looks better but is s till to fly. Seems to find plenty of food. A fi.shP-rrnan, Red Phil] i.ns, from Turkey Key broke down near Duck in the evening on his way to town. He s a."n dU-r or so trving to fix the motor. I towed him back to Turkey Key after tre evening flight was throu?h. D June 9-liot aM: sti1try. Charlie 'Brookfield a11 lved with tom and tlte1 e was a wunde1 fol ate_Il1gnt ___ oT-IbTs-.---Tnere ___ viere possibly 15 ,ooo Ibis and many of the flocks came very se on their way in, gfving the people quite a thrill. T hree Spoonbills flew around for a but no large flocks came in. Date ______ J_une ___ ___ Cle.a._:r __ __ Light NW wind. vvent up the Hus ton River and came back out the Chatham. Found the canal \ where everyone holes up during hurricanes and looked the se I up over. Nice country along those rivers. About 14,000 Ibis on the evening flight. At least 5,000 Louisiana Herons,2,50 Snowys and some 700 Little Blues have been coming in to Due nightly {Use additional sheet to avoid crowding} this week. (over Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___________ ___ ________________ ____ _________________________ ST ATE_ _______ IN CL USIVE DATES __ _______________________________ NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions; a r e a s patrolled; hours and minute s sp ent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and name s of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary a r e a s or t a k e n along Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbanc e of birds or other wildlife ; estima t e numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. ___ l -1,..Ho..t. __ andcleax--.w.ith liRht N W winds. Went into town. Egret boke down just outside o f Everglades and worked on motor for an hour or so, ch ecking gas line and switching coil After a while she started. Still am not sure just what caused it. Could have been the gas that I b ought at Turkey Key. It is pumped from drums and often gets dirty. Arrived in town late so decided to stay overnight. Date __ clouds and NW wind In tow!il Got supplies etc. Talked with mechanic at Riggs' Fish House. He looked at the Egret's motor andput in a new wire going from coil to distributor which might be shorting out. He also helped fix my small bilge pump. Arrived at Duck Rock for evening flight. About 12,000 Ibis came in. Louisian heron-5,000, Snowy Egret-2,000, Little Blue HeronH700, and Am. also CBme in but it is difficult to identify thebirds that came in after the sun went down. Date __ __ ___ 3lJ' tent and boat. Loaded camera with color film and took some shots of e and Duck Rock While at Duck in the late afternoon, Adolp okes from Chokoloskee tied up l o my boat and watched the birds come in. His wife and some c hildren were along. They were camping on the other side of Pavillion Key looking for turtles. It seems the L mg_ad turtles fo_ nd in .t-hese_ waters are considered quite a delicacy by the people around here. __ ___ clouds and showers to the east over tfie mainland Went to Turkey Key for ice and visited with the Squires. Was back at Duck late afternoon. Louisiana Herons s t tll busy nesting. Cormorants too. 76 Spoonbills came in during the Some 10,000 Ibis_ cBlllle in to roost. Two Anhingas flew in this evening. Date ____ J_une __ l.5 ___ ___ t_9__ gQ_j .. nto town mainly to call Miami and make a dental appointment. One of my wisdom teeth is acting u p and think it wise to have it pulled out. Had one bad night with it and want no more trouble. Appointment is for Thursday June 21 which means I'll leave Everglades Thursday morning and getting back Friday morning Approx. 12, 000 Ibis this evening and 86 Spoonbills. Other birds about the same. The Chatham River flyway comes in late every evening with birds still arriving after dark. -Date __ ___ __ ___ !!'_ith light NW winds Tour day Charlie arrived well before the Ibis started to come in and they put on a good show for the crowd It was a nonnal flight with about 12 000 _bi ds. The people were very interested in Duok Rockand were full of questions. nfortuna.tely no Spoonbills came in while they were anchored here but they did finally come in after the boat left. Date ____ }!!D.4' ___ !_7.::: __ __ Y.tith light west breezes. Anchored P b _J___ 1 l h overnight here at Duck Rock and woke u to find over a hund ecr-'ac waruai sign or tm ia e r e : tt!::S _(}d_ __ noon at Duck. I haven't been into the roost since the Louis ianas started nesting and so far there's no evidence of any new nestinguse additional shee t to avoid crowding) birds ( f7'v"U/}

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ____ ___________________________ ____ ________________ ____ .STATE ____ INCLUSIVE NOTE: R eport w eathe r condi t i o ns; a r eas patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling ; amount of g a s o line, oil or parts purc h ase d or taken aboa r d ; numbers and n a m es of boa t s m e t with; names of p e r sons m e t with in sanctua r y a r e a s o r t a k e n along M ention a n y unusua l happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; estimat e numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. D ate _J_un_e ___ l.8==-_M.in __ in ___ bot and muggy, with more rain during t he evening. Variable wi n ds Well, the 5G1uall season has started. T h e morning squall was with not too m uc h rain, mostly wind. Thu nderstorns lasted from 6 P.M. to midnight. Very little change i n t he eveming flight with a b ou t 12,000 ibis comi ng in. _!.9:: __ from the SW, shlrt1ng to NW. F'inally got batteIT charger work ng all rig h t Knew it woul d Mln after working on it this tim e because I just left a battery in t own to b e slow c harged. Studied terns o n Pavillion Key today. Royal, Least, Common, and C abo t's Terns were f l oc k ed together. Black S kimmers are in the area too. The Ca.hot.Ju Tern h ave u a t in. There are a.g. 30 on Pavillion a n d a small ke y n earby. A little more the n 15.0no ibis came i n this even i n g wit h little c h a nge i n other roosting. stayed at Huck Rock all night. Date ____ J _une._ __ 2Q_J'ia._:rfil, ___ .c_l.0_1JQY-_ w ith thunderstorms and variable winds. Bill P.ouse, charter b oatman from Everglades came by Duck 8 in the mornin g He had a fishing party and inquired about the fishin g aro und here. Went to Turkey Key and came back to Duck in afternoon. Ibis flight increa sed t o a bo u t 2 0 000 Date ____ ___ ___ __ went to Miami on the mornin g arriving in Miami at n oon. in the o f fice a n d talked with Charlie Brookfield, then went to the de ntist. Had a wisdom and a molar tooth taken ou t A lso had an old filling drilled.out with a new being put i n Came back t o E verglades on the midnight b us. D a t e _____ showers during the day a nd in theevening. Got out to Duck in the afternoon. A fitting broke on the E gret's gas filter so a had t o b e put in. This ha p pened in tow n a n d didn't cause me a ny trou b le. J irnnw Muir, the postmaster's son, age fourteen is spending a few days wi t h me out here. He was anxious to spend a little while "camp ing" o n Pavillion Key s o I b ou ght h i along. He's good company. Will bring him back to town my nex t trip in. There was hardly anv change in the roosting flight. June 23 -tfo t sultry, cloudy with slmwet s and light squalls. T om day. About ibis g o t thei r fil l of ibis. It was a very c o ng enial crowd and the y e n j oye d themse l v e s Date June 24-Cloudy, humid, s h owers in t h e morning and varictie winds. To-day's the "red letter'' for Duck R ock as far as I'm c oncerned Th 'bis really poured in.. this evening and with them were se lossy Jirnn\Y h e l iDS cou.nt our total count was well over The northern flyway started early and finished late. The shifting of the ibis to new grounds 11 no doubt has accounted for the increas T e __ bis c e 1 Date __ f _Qr __ for five minu es looking 1 over. Fina.lly the dropped in and were lost a mongst the many tho sand of White Ibis. After tonight I now believe all the things I heard about Duck Rock.---Bill Brown, and his family anchored Duck Rock Cove abou t five i n the evening They planned to do a l ittle netting after dark The birds didn't even notice t hem. (Us e additional shee t to avoid crowding) U t. V

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ATE_ _____ INCL USIVE __ ___ ___ ________________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ __ J!.l ___ early morning w ith t hreatening skies all day. Visited Turkey Key arld pick ed up s ome ice. Got back to Duck a little after midday. It seems that the Louisiana Herons have hatched thei r e gg s becau s e young b i r ds can be hear d crying arrl s q uawking. As yet I m still n o t pos i t i ve t p e are n esti but t here are some birds flying back and fort h like n ing i s. A few S nowy Egrets and Little Bl u e Herons are around during the day. Tonight t h e ibis slacked off a little with 30 to thousand corning in. A nice Flight ...-7 _Date ____ __ followed us all the way into town during the morning. I took 1 Jimmy Muir back. He enjoyed his few days out here away from town. While in town I met Mr. & Mrs. friends of mine from Homestead. During the "tour season they spent alot of time photographing wildlife at Anhinga They were over this way hoping to find someone who knows where alligators nest. They are coming out to-morrow to with me because I want them to see Duck Rock. Stayed in town overnight. D t June 2?::5pent a little While 1n town !1X1ng tne gas !1lter. Had trOUble starting the motor gas--TIIter. I fixed i t enough _tG> get us out to Duck Rock. Showed them my camp on Pavillion and then we went to Duck. Fortunately t here was a spectacular flight with 50 00 ibis fl. in in. There ht have been over 60,000 some birds came in e from the hatham and it was imposs i e o esf:'!""'ma or it was almost dark. Fifty or so Spo o nb ills also came i n Al ere surprised at the number of birds usi the roost. He took some shots of the birds coming in. Date J _une_ ___ nice ___ b _ut some small showers. W orked again on Egret's gas line and filter, and this time I got it straightened out. The glass filter bowl didn't fit right so I changed bowls and t hat was all she needed. The Milottes slept in the tent and I slept on the Egret. She cooked the meals and it was nice to have someone e lse get the meals for awhile. They like the camp on Pavillion. Early in the afternoon w e went to Duck. About 60,000 ibis came in to roost. 40 Spoonbills and 150 Man 0' War Birds came i n too. T he of Louisiana Herons has dropped off and no doubt due to their nesting in other areas. Date June 29 -Vie were up at I our A .M. to watch the birds leave. 1'he ibis started to leave about fivef:lfteen--and--.fimshecra.-round six. There were ten or more flights leaving the roost with one I .llJllll of t em consistin o .ooo birds, and to see that many birds rise up at on .-ime_ was really wo getting up for. Brought the Milottes back to town and came back to Duck in the afternoon. It rained steady all the time I was at the roost. Somewhere1s around 50,000 ibis cane in. Saw an ibis carrying nesting material into the roost this afternoon. / 17 __ ___ season came out and over 50 ,ooo ibis came in while they were here I took a few of the people with cameras around the roost in theEgret so they could get better pictures. The tour boat lef t Duck Rock after most of the birds came in. I forgot to mention '-"(he other day that one of the cormorants on Duck Rock has a silver band on his left leg. Am wondering whether he was banded .here in Florida or up north. Date ___ J m __ ___ Sl_e._p.t ____ on ___ anchored off Duck Rock last ni ent south the coast to Lostman's River. Had planned to v' Barney Parker but he wasn't at the ranger station there. On the way back I investi.ga t ed islands bet\ 'een Loatman' s and Turkey Ke but couldn't f i nd any nesting birds. Buzzard Key is abandoned w no evidence of nesting. se additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ D.u.c.k_Ro.c.k ___________________________________ ____ ____________ _sT A TE_ ____ ___________________________________________ July 2-July e IN CL US IVE DA TES ________________________________________________ _______ ________ NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso lme, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or o!her wildlif e ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ __ ___ ___ Key camp. Apair of Wilson's Plovers with two young birds just hatche last week have been feeding on the beach near R\Y' tent. Caught a snook for lunch and supper. If you hear any ru@ors about me fishing down here they' re true but a c mrnerctal .fishing. I have enough trouble catching enough to eat as it is. Spent afternoon at Duck Rock. Ove ibi came in. Of course it's impossible to count these birds and I believe rrtv coun s might be a little on the conservative side. """" .... v ..., :;,,. --n... ..... Date _____ __ __ caught me of'f guard and J?!i_@jjjjd Egret. No damage to t.ne boat or tent even though the w i nd blew over fifty miles per hour. The stonn came from the east. Didn't go to Duck Rock this evening. Mud flats near Pavillion w.ere covered with egrets, herons, ard some ibis in the evening before dark, at low tide. Put supports under the Egret and made preparations to "launch" her tomorrow at high tide. JUiy 4=Chewed nzy nail" all me!'ning worrying whether the tide weelti eeme ift fiigl\ ene\igh ar two she slid <>ff. Got tc Duck about one in the afternoon. Ibis started to llllll come in slow around 4 P .M. and after dark they were still coming in from Chatham River whic})., has been the late-flyway. P-0ssib ibs ceme in JUt a.nd. seem to be the largest flight yet .. Th,ere was quit.a a. little-e ooti:gg to the north Chokoloskee. ver ;a shots coul
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ------------Duck---Rock-----------------------------------------------STATE_ ______ IN CL US IVE DATES _9_::!2 _____________________________________ ____ NOTE: weathe r conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso lme, oil or. purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per met with m. are as or t a k e n along .. Mention. any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or wildlife ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ J _uly __ __ par_t ___ of ___ the way to town leaving Duck Rock about midnight and went through Sanafly Pass for the first time at night. Wanted to see how a trip through the pass would turn out at night. There was nothing to it. Anchored just outside of Everglades cause I decided it was too late so slept on the boat in the bay. Wanted to go on the ways but there was no space Came back out to Duck and watched the birds come in. Some 7.5,000, tQ,,,J.QQ. ,: -Ril .. It seems that every tree is being used for roosting/ even the trees killed by the hurricane a few years ago Stayed at Duck for the night. Date _______ __ __ ]ustoriin t h e morning to loo k ove r tne bay c ountry 'but squs:lls and &l'llisteady rain made me change II\Y mind Spent the rest of the day at Duck Rock.In the evening the ibis dropped off a little with between 60,000 and 75,000 birds coming in. Little u Herons have increased. Snowy Am. Egrets, Man 01 War Birds, Spoonbi s, Louisiana Herons and Brown Pelicans are still roosting on the Rock. Date _________ __ ___ ;heave the roost in the morning .More ibis must have come in a!ter dark for more birds then I :tm.s morning. Had planned a little trip today but again 1 aine sobfow;;d aroun Duck Rock dove to observe spoonbills. It was high tide and found 34 spoonbills on one key just north of Duck Rock. All were brightly colored imnature b irds lacking the crimson bar on the wings. Caught a snook and a redf1sh for lunch and supper. Little change in the evening flight. Delbert Morrison and George Lazare in their sailboat tied up to me about dusk, and told me they wer e having trouble with their small motor after Jmoe_br_e.aking __ a __ ___ RJlrlng_! ___ '.f.hey were on their wa:y to Flot ida Day on a c1 uise. They coUldn t get into Everglades through the channels under sails t o pick up the needed parts so I told them I would go into town tomorrow and one of them could g o with.me. Morrison knows Harm.es, ex-warden for the society. He is acquainted with the Society and its work. Anchored of Duck Rock -for the night along with the other boat. Date _____ t}J!l,y __ __ i;._Q!!!! ___ with Morrison as passenger, arriving back at :OUcR aoout ele-ven in the morning. They proceeded on their way after repairing motor. Went to Pavillion to pick up a few things I wanted on the boat.Spent afternoon at Duck and six in the evenin a laree leasane up the Eg:r;-et.Bogus(not sure .,.of J n verg a es was the _c.raf or nis._ guests, bringing them to Duck for .the evening flight. They're spending a few days along.the coast fishing and just cruising around. a wealthl aut in Miami, appeared before one of those federal hearings, as 'ii:: lr ? .,, ... :./." ... Date_a __ .wit .ness __ _in_the ___ ex_D.ade ___ County sheriff Jimmy Sullivan case. Came out here t oday, I imagine to get away from it all. They enjoyed the flight of birds and were amazed at the amount roosting on such a sma11 island. Spent a pleasent evening on their boat. They anchored at Duck Rock along with me for the night. Date July 12-Their boat left for Chatham iver n I wenf--to--Turkey-Key ___ A bout this even i ng. Bach warden sign or initial h ere: (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ____ Duclc.Ro_ck ______________________ ATE_ _____ IN CLUSIVE DA __________________________________________ NOTE: weather condit!ons ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s oline, oil or. purcnase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per m e t wi.th m_ s a1;1ctuary. a r e as or taken along .. Mention. any unusual happenings; any disturbance of brrds or o!her w1ldhfe; estimate numbers and kmds of brrds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ J_ul.Y__ __ left. along with everything else and they musthave come in after dark last night cause I didn't observe any coming in. Snowy Egrets, Louisiana Herons, Little Blues, Am Egrets and Connorants started to leave before got too l:i .ght about five A .M. and the ibis started leaving just before six and it took an hour for them to clear out. After breakfast went up the Huston River and into Huston, Oyster and Sunday Bays, Down the Lopez River and into Chokoloskee Bay. Noticed some ibis feeding along the way. It was a nice trip but the birding wasn't too good. Saw a few __ Florida uc s, an eare a ar and made a f e w llllK people around the stores and fish-houses. The island is very ineeresting x land built up the various shells discarded by the indians who lived there or many generations. The trees ant!l shrubbery are surprisingly thick reminding me of hammocks on the east coast. The weather was nasty inthe afternoon with squalls and a steady rain on into the night. So I stay ed there overnight. Date ______________________________________ _______________________ Date------------------------------------------------------------Date-----------------------------------------------------Date------------------------------------------------------------(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gene ral area) __________ IluclcRo.clc ____________________________________________ _sTATE ______ fl9.ri.9.a __________________ ________________________ July 16-22 IN CL US IVE DATES ______________________________________________________________ NOTE: w e ath e r conditions; areas patroll ed; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasolin e oil or. pur chased or tak e n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per m e t with m areas or taken along .. M ention. any unus ual happ enings; any disturbance of buds or wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of buds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date July 16 -Got into town after mid.night. Went on the ways before noon to have bottom and ------------------------------------------------------------. sides of Egret painted. Boat wasn't ready in time to get out to Duck Rock for the eve-ning flight, so stayea in town Date __ J uly: __ ___ of.f __ ___ in __ the morning and had the mechanic ilXii at Rigg* s Fish House check the water pump. new set of spark plugs. Came out to Duck Rock in the & afternoon and tied up affshore. A few ibis and Snowy Egrets seem to have started nesting for they're flying back and forth 'DllDX.between the main1and and Wck eek-: About 65,000 ibis came in during the evening. Dat __ 18-Biras left 1 n the mornin g befote I R O t up so a1dn1 b see bliem off.went to 'i'tirkey e Key Squires. Showers in the morning with variable winds all day. One adult S oonbill was feeding at low tide on the flats near Duck Rock in the late after noon. The ibis are .bcK slacking off approx 55,000 the r9ost. Date_J-ulyl9-----Was---ti.ed--up--at..--Duck Rock most of the morning Very little activity. Two pair of Am. Egrets might be nesting on Duck, after observing their actions. iient over to Pavillion Key and outran a squall which loomed up over the mainland and swept out over the water, forcing me to anchor in a protective cove. It rained most of the day from then on. Little change in the evening flight. There has been an increase of immature White Their dark wings indicate they're this year s crop. Date _____ 4 _aj.Y-___ ___ Q_ff with an early shov1ere and squalls were building up on the li horizon. It. showered most of the day. Visited Turkey Key. While talking with Squires he mentioned Barney Parker said there wo.(1.. qui}-e an increase iJ'l tl!e Ibis in e 6yster Bay area. o doubt some of the Duck Rock ibis have shifted there, since e general trend of the flyways has been to the southward. My first bi ,!J.iEhts ca.me north, later Chatham flyway OESned up an now oth have slacked o no doubt due to the birds moving to feeding areas in the national park. D t *July 21-Another Wet aay spent R:eeping out of the zain. A11clto1ed in Duck R:oek Oooe a ___ raTn--most of the day. Before the rain started I went into the roost to see what could be found. Noticed one Louisiana Heron nest with one bird. Looked almost large to start climbing around. Young hungry cormorants are making most of the racket that I first believed to be youn herons. About 55,000 ibis used the roost. A ert Anderson dro p ed by on his way to Turkey Key and tied up for a while to talk. Date __ J-*__ 22.":". __ G _ot __ ___ pirds, watching the 11IiUx ibis leave and observing the 160 Spoonbills which left .. ng_ else did. Abou!"btl,000" ibis came in on the evening flight and when all the birds got settled I headed fo town to catch the evening bus to Miami. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fif t h Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gen e ral ar e a ) _________ ______ _____ f l2r..iga ___________________ _____ ______________________ I NCLUSIVE DATES _______ __ ___ _____ ____ _____________ ___ N OTE: R e port weathe r condition s; ar eas patr olled; hour s a n d minutes s p e nt patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or p a rt s pur cha s e d or taken a board; numb e r s and names of boat s m e t with ; names of p e r sons m e t with in s anctua1 y ar eas or taken along M e nt ion any unusual h a pp e nings; any di s turbance of birds or oth e r wildlif e ; estimat e number s a nd kinds of birds observed a t roo s ting, fee ding or n e sting conce ntrations. JUly 23I n MiaJJU.. Had some s h opping t o d o and wanted t o see Cnar1ie BroOkii eltt ___ There's plenty of water in the glades along the Tamiami Trail but very few birds. D ate __ ______ J,n _____ and out to Duck Rock for the evening flight. There was a beautiful flight into the roost. A squall approaching Duck Rock having som e d'ftd!r; effect on the ibis. The wind came up with the birds hesitating before coming in, flocking up and soaring around for quite a while before landing. They seem to enjoy the wind as much as the vultures and Man 01 War Birds. There was no uniformity to these flocks and they seeme;i quite excited at the approach of the storm. About 60,000 ibis used the roost. Dat e ______ some 140 S p oo nbllls perched 1n the mangrov e s and standing along the shore of Duck Rock. They are a ways the last roosting birds to l eave in the morning. Went to Turkey Key for ice a n d then came back to Duck Rock. A squall forced me to anchor in Duck Rock C ove in the afternoon. Another storm hit just as the ibis started coming in. There was another "storm11 flight and the birds acted again as they did last night. The birds wheeling and soaring against the dark clouds was very impressive. Dat e _______ July ___ ___ j/_Q __ P..a:v..ilJ,i_on Key in the morning. W Ibis ,xmt Spoonbills, Snowy & Am. Egrets Louisiana Herons, and L ittle Blues were feeding on the mud flats at low tide. Thunderstorms hit about noon and ther e were showers the rest of the day. N o change in the evening flight, with the ibis still r oosting in good numbers. J Ui y 2?-0Ver t o TUi"keJ Key for 1ce and wat er. Later went up the CMtham rtiV'er and v1s1te there coming izkxXm back to Duck R o cJt in the afternoon. r ook e said Barne y Parker a nd t w o other m e n sto pped by there y esterday after looking the bay country o v e r A bou t 60,0 0 0 i:mhx. ibis came in to-night. Date ___ R i ver and int o ttuston .lj8,y, going up some or t.ne creek s Noticed f locks of ibis feeding in the maJJgr o v e s along the Huston River with scattered Am. & Snowy Egrets also feedin g along the shores. Among the birds I saw mmx there weren't any migrants. Met. :.tt Art Eiffler with aparty on the way back fishing at the mouth of the Huston. Little change in roosting flight. A heavy rain fell nost of the evening after sunset. Dat e _____ __ ___ ___ roost before I awakened as they do Little activity on Duck Rock du.iring the day except for a few Snowy & Am. Egrets, and Louisiana Herons which are nesting. Pelicans and Cormorants busy also. A few Man 01 War birds and Gray Kingbirds are around during the day. Noticed a waterspout late in the afternoon about five miles to the north.60,000 (Use additional sheet t o a void crowding) ibis flight.

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ......... PuGk .... R .oGk .................................... ............ .. . ...... STATE .................................. ...................................... INCLUSIVE DATES .... .... ..... 5. ............ .................... ........... NOTE: R eport w eathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of g a so line, oil 9 r parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p er sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along M ention any unusual happe uincrs; a n y disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estima t e numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at fee dincr or n esting 0 0 concentrations Date JulY. .. .. t .9.v.m .. .. 1>1:J.PP:lJ .es. Quite an exciting morning Three men from Chokoloskee were arrested the other night for netting shrimp illegally. The hearing was in the morning and just about all the men from Chok were in town to wee what h a ppened The County Attorney set the case for this coming Monday. Conservation men from Tallahassee made the arrest. I hope to be there when they hold court just to get an idea of the court procedure on these ga m e cases. A bout 60 000 ibis on the even ing flight. Date .. Duck.Rock. .in .. the morning as usual, even t hough there's not much going on except for the roosting birds. H a ve been anchoring at the roost all night during thepast few Went to Pavillion Key, running Egret on the beach and painted numbers on the sides. Came back to Duck Rock and tied up. A few charter boats were working in the area. Some 60,000 ibis came in. .. .. r::. It's been a gradual increase. A leak has dev e loped ih thestern of the Egret. Enough Dj,'bt water trickles in to kee p me busy pumping every three hours or so. Loosening of a board above the prop was vrobably due to my glancing off an oyster bar not long ago. Date ........ A.ugust .... 2,,,.ln ... t .own ... and on ... t .he ways by eight in the morning. Board was just loose and a l:i:iLX little cement and caulking w a s all it needed. Out to Duck Rock in time for the evening flight and there was no change. Date ... .Augus. t ... .. V.im a.nct ... Harry Hansen, both from Turkey Key, stopped by in the mornin g while I was anchored at Duck Rock. After talking awhile they went on their way. First storm report of t he 1951 hurricane season is a d isturbance 400 miles SE of Bermuda, worki n g u p to hurricane intensity Ibis still coming in all right. Wonderful flights lately and the roost l o oks good filled with birds. The evenings and sunsets have been beautiful the coa st, ma.king it quite pleasent. T he rain has slacked off with few showers during the day. 4.:: S.tarte. d pa..intiog ... :the Egret in the morning, hoping it wouldn't rain. Was lucky a nd no Jdorwa sho wers came over. Finished the cockpit of the boat except for some trinuning. Looks alot bette r Wasn't much doing around Duck Rock during t h e day except for a few charter boats going by Bald Eagle flew by at the height of evening flight but didn't bother anv of t h e i n corring birds. T h e flocks of i b i s in his vicinity veered away from him. 60,000 ibis t h i s evening. T h re has been shoot' ng..during the past few weeks u p the Huston alli C v r t s e o e av e been res ectin the r oost. Each warden sign or initial here: s ,ent an enjoyable afternoon over there. A t Duc k in the latter part of the afternoon. Art Eiffler dropped by with a part for a fe minutes on their way t o tow n Nice fligh t tonight with abou t a o (c::i.oo _..Jd' l 1 d d' ) coming in. Clie aa itiona 1 ieet to avoi crow ing

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _____ .R-k ____________ ___________________________ _________ STA TE ___ F.:l_QJ."i_Q.a_ ________________________________ ___ __ __________ INCLUSIVE D __-::!_? ___ ______ ______________________ ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or take n along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. c,O..S C ___ JQ courthouse and heard the "involving three men from Chokoloskee for illegal shri mping,L.G.(Toch) Brown, William Stokes and a Demaree. Each were fined $25 with Brown to come before circuit court under another count. Met Dan Beard, Ranger Maxwell and a lawyer when they came back from a trip down the coast to check on the property along the Chatham River and Chevalier Bay. Stayed in town overnight. Date_Auguat ___ 'ldloL_s.up r.lie.s ___ and ca m e on out to Duck Rock in tee afternoon. Tooke' s oys, & krs. Smith and t o watch t h e come i n Smith buiI a cabin along the hatham near Tooke where he spends a few weeks out of the year. He told me Dan Beard iisited him yesterday telling him h e no claim on his cabin and land so not to expect any payment when the park moved up that way. Smith knows he's just a squatter and f igured t o b e pu t off eventually. A oou t 60,000 ibiis came in this Date ____ ___ "!:!.Q __ ___ for ice. Met Tooke' s daughter, & son-in-law. They in on the run-boat and had no way to get up the river so I offered to take them up to the Tooke's. /While there I talkea with Mr. Tooke and he said the part offered him $1500 for his claim to I/. the ho use and Eroperty.He pa 700 dollars for the about 7 years ago. About 60,000 ibis to-night. Date ___ ___ painting Egret s deck and top of cabin, while tied up at Duck Rock. There was little cha n ge in the ibis flight and other birds are coming in as usua l Forty Willets flew by Duck Rock :im the evening and other ha..v .increased-in the area. The weather's been hot lately with few squalls and little rain but there's plenty of rain over the mainland. for ice and had lnnch nith Heavy squalls i n the afternoon made and I didn't go over to Duck Rock. Date_Auguat .J_k..Le.ft __ T_urkey ___ K.ey:. in themorning, tying up at Duck Rock about noon. About 5 P .M. lbert Daniels & family came alongside. Afew minutes later boat came alongside with Adolph S ekes, Tom Ifobles andCiarence Brown. BothJl boats left for 'B uston Rivet after spending ifteen minutes or so with me at Duck Rock. After they disappeared I Went to Duck Rock Cove to troll and after spending about an hour there I saw a boat approach Duck Rock scaring up the bird.S Went over to investigate, identifying themen as Stokes, Nobles and Brown. Told them to leave the sanctuary;-' t knowing they shot the birds because of the engine noise in the Egret. Went ___ ___ !'_QQ_:::>_ t __ ___ e dead and one wounded White Ibis, tossing t h e m into the boat. Other craft .DIJtl[ came over with Nobles taking the birds from my boat and later Stokes came onto my boat swing ing. Finally they left the sanctuary area an headed for town. I stayed at Duck Rock for a half hour or so th went to Turkey Key where I spent the night. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding} Bach warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ ______ INCLUSIVE NOTE: Report weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. __ J_? __ '.:'.'.' ___ _g,5-, _Colt automatic from Albert Anderson at Turkey Key and came on inl;> town. Met Art Eif er there and told him about t e inci ent Then talked with ex-state game warden Alvin Wiggins and he offered to help me as much as possible. Being Sunday it was :llnpossible to contact an,yone to help with the case.Stayed overnight at the Wiggins home. Date-----------------------------------------------------------Date __________________________________ ____________________ Date ______________________________________________________ Date--------------------------------------------------Date------------------------------------------------------------Each warden sign or initial here: (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding}

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ ____ INCLUSIVE __________________________________ NOTE: Report weathe r conditions; a r e as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and name s of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. me in the morning, telling me of your calling Washingtom and the case being referred to him for investigation. Said he'd meet me in Everglades tomorrow Went to Duck Rock in the a.fternoon. Ibis excited at the ap_proach of rey boat but calmed down fer ty'n.g to stakes. Some 50, 000 ib!s came in along with one E. Glossy Ibis. After the birds came in Iwent to Turkey Key where I spent the night. D t August 14-Went to town. :earn Swal lows wer e migrating along tM c aast. Met lf crl:fle y ip town. ____ .P. Hodges District Supervisor for Game an re sh Water ish Coinrnission Headed for Key West making out warrants for the arrest of Stokes and Nobles. Date __ A.UglJ..t ___ ___ about 3 A M Woke up Doug Hendry, Deputy Sheriff and I took bm over to Chokoloskee wher e the warrants were seJl'Ved on Stokes and Nobles Got back to Everglades about dawn. The two men were put the Jlll:KXi: local jail being unable to raise e bond( 500 each Slept al morning on Egret. Met Bil1.y Stokes. His -face was quite bruised which was a result of a fight he had with his brother Adolph. Apparently Adolph came into Everglades after the Duck Rock incident (11th) met his brother and they proceeded to beat each othe r up. The fight ended up on the Sheriff's lawn late that night waking him up, so he came out and Date __ brokf'-___ 1Jp __ ___ both of them in jail for night. There was no trial for them Monday cause they didn t show up and forfeited their 2 5 bond Billy said he was glad someone caught up with his brother for he's been asking for trouble for a long while. L G.(Toch) Brown told me about the telegram he sent you(Mr Baker) A dolph Stokes and Boss Brown, so I've heard were the ones who turned L.G Brown in for illegal s 'n rimping just to find out w a would hapren in court. Went out to Duck Rock, finding Barney Parker watching the roost. Talked with him for a while a n en he headed down the coast to Lostman s River. Sae all Date __ Key. E ret 1 s motor acting up and only able to run the boat at a very low s eed Seems to be either a piston or valve knock but may be worse Spent most of the afternoon at Duck Rock and after the birds came in I proceeded slowly towards town A b out 50, 0 0 0 birds came in. Arrived in town and spent the night at the Wiggens' home. -... ___ a t tne Riggs P'1s n Co. antt he said he a check t h e E gret 1 s motor either Saturday or Monday if he could get around to it. Left for Miami, arriving in t h e afternoon Checked in at the iX Columbus Hotel August 18 Breakf ast !}th Mr. Baker We drove to Tavernier, attending the hearing for Stokes and Nobles who Case to come up in the Monroe County circuit court. Bach warden sign or init. I h ere: (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding}

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gener a l are a ) ____ ________________________________________________ ___ _8T ATE __ f l9-r..ig_a ____ ________________________ ____ INCL USIVE DATES-Augus.t--20-26-----------------------------------NOTE: R eport w eathe r conditions; are as patrolle d ; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gas o line oil or p arts purchase d or t a k e n aboa rd; n u m b e r s and name s of boats m e t with; name s of p e r sons m e t w ith in s anctuary areas or t a k e n along. M e n tion any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or o!her wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observed at roos ting, feeding or n esting concentrations Date ____ A.ugust ___ ______________ Date ____ ___ __ __ to Riggs a n d t aTh e d with the mecha nic.He told me it would be impossible for him to w ork on t h e Egret, and referred me to Roy Brame n who has a smal l shop near the ways Apparently August is the month f o r most of the boats around here to be ov erhauled and there's no chanc e f o r a rush job. Roy Bramen said the earliestkll he could g e t a round to the Egret would be Thursday if he got his other repairs done ___ g ?:: ___ !'._.Q ___ Art E i f'I'le r He had some business t o a ttend t o and I went over with him Bac k in i n t h e e ve n i ng D t.e-Au g us t 2 3 -ftoy firamen rumble to work on Egret so I went ovet to the ga1age (Co. llie1) and t. i .u
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ________ ft._Qgk _____________________________________________ ____ ST ATE_ __________ IN CL USIVE DATES.A.ugus..-27-...September __ l, ___ ____________ NOTE: weathe r conditions; areas patroll e d; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso lme, oil or. pur chased or tak e n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per met with m_ sa':'c tuary. areas or taken along .. any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or wildlife; estimat e numbers and kmds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date August 27-Mechanics from garag,e ul!ed motor out of Egret. Art E1!!ler and went out to Duck ___ ___ 45"i:JO__ i d.s came in a en the evening flig:h}t. EYe.ry.:t.hing seemed to be normal ou t there and it w a s a nice We anchored near the roost and stayed overnight. *' ... ____ dawr1. Charter boat "Snooiey" with a party anclrorad 1rea1bji and: t h e peopTe watc ned toe oiras l eav e the roost. After breakfast we went over towards the Huston and Chatham Rivers patrolling and fishing. Came back to Duck Rock later x in the day and observed the birds c o m ing in, t hen came on i nto town Date __ Aug11sL. __ __ a t the garage and h e s d t e otor YiaS in bad shape. The bearings needed to be changed (crank shaft ground) block lined, possiblY. new s ons valves,etc. In ot er words motor isn't worth fixing. He suggested buying a new m o or. t o a h im not to do anything until I contacted Mr. Baker Betty Cressman and Gerta Kittel arrived in the afterno on and A'bt Eiffler took us out to Duck. Rock for the evening flight. I went to Miami with Betty and Gerta. Date __ A._ugu.s.t ___ J Q:::_ __ ___ <;>_ffice i n New Y ork City and talked with Shirley Miller, telling her about ll\Y motor trouble. Helped Betty unpa.claol and we showed Gerta around Miami. Date ___ __ M_;:.-'!_ Baker over the phone Called u r Mills telling l'lim o! my conversation w i t h Mr. Bake r and asked him i f I could have the Ibis as soon as possible. The Ibis is ou t of the water a n d be i ng worked on. Dr. Mills will notifiy me as soon as i t's ready. Date A:vgu ----September_ __ Mi.arni. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e neral are a ) ......... JJ..IJ.c.fr ...... .f'<.0.C...fr. ................................. .. ..................... STATE ........... ff.Q/'5J.Qfl. ............................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ....... E P ............ J. ... : ..
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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general jlrea) ......... ...JSJ.OCK ............................................................... STATE ......... E/.Q.Rf..UH ................................................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ........ t;.t'.. r. ... ./ .. 9. ... .......................... ...................... .. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Men lion any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hirds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Aven ue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) .... ...... D.uck .. Rock .............. ............. .... ....... .............. STATE .... Florida ........................................... ............................... ..... INCLUSIVE DATES .. l7.'.".'.:?3 ............. ............................... NOTE: R eport w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of hit d s obs erve d at roosting, fe eding or n esting concentrations. I ... .. .... .. i n the morning Went to Pavillion Key in the afternoon where met Mr. quires, Jim Whidden and two other fellows netting fish. Spent part of the afternoon with them and headed back towards Duck. T o oto with something going wrong with the cooling system Rowed back to Jim Whidden's but we couldn't fixed the motor. Stayed there overnight. ... J .13.:::: ... :l;..<:>. Rock with Squires and Whidden. They towed my skiff along with their boats. They left me off at the Egret and went on their way. Some 30, 000 ibis came in on the evening flight. .. .... ... ..Date ... J9.".'.'. .... Q.c:>:rmorants and Man o' war birds are quite active around Duck Rock during the day Two pair of Am. Egrets are nesting on the key Colo stopped by in the afternoon on his way to Turkey Attempted to count the ibis and got a fairly good estimate of 2 2,000 coming in to roost. Most of these came in on the northern flyway Date ...... .... ... ... .... Six Blue-winged Teal flew b y Duck Rock on their way down the coast. About 20, 000 ibis to-night. Date .... ... 2l'.".'.'At .... P.:iJ.C.k.JiQc.k.. Art Eiffler came out to see how things were g oing I went into tC1tVn with him Date .......... .... ?..?::::+.n ... t.9!ill ....... ......... Date .... .... .... ... .. ........ change in flight. About 20,000 ibis. (Us e additi o na l slieet to avoid crou : ding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. .. .. ::::::::::::::: .. :.: .................................. STATE. ...... ....... .......................... .............. ............ NOTE: R eport weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of u a s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of" p er sons m e t with in sanctuary a r e a s or t a k e n along M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds o r othe r wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birch obse rved at roosting, feeding or nesting concentra lions (Use
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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: R eport weather co nditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s ancl kinds of bircl 8 obs erve d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Date ................ ..... ...... ....... ....... .......................... ....... ......... Date ................................................................. ................................ Date ..................... ............. ............ .................. ............................ .. D ate ................................................................................................ .. Date .................................. ............................................................. .. (Use additi o nal sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. D (or ;eneral U .. .... ....................................... ......... ........................... ST TE ..... ........................................................................... .. SIV AT S .. Qr.r ....................... ..J. ...................................................... ...... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roostin", feeding or nestincr concentrations. 1

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY ( ., gen (i'.' l T a ) .. .......... ............ mm m STATE. ...... f foV:JL ...... mmm m m mmmm I NCLUSIVE DATES ........ ... P.. n ....... .. .................................................. 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: weathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, 011 or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or wildlife; estimate num b ers and kinds of birds o b serve d at roosting, fe eding or n esting concentrahons

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WARDEN' S'. WEEKLY REPORT FORM fevtd&. 30 NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 'f cr+s. ot"f 1000 Fifth Ave n ue, New Y o rk, N. Y. ;en3:; a n a .......... ..... .................................. ................ STATE .......... .. ....................... ...................... ......... ................ T S .... ......... .... .................. ....................................... .. NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, 011 or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenincrs; any disturbance of birds or wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at feeding or nesting concentrations. here: .......................................................................... ( U 1e addit io nal $heet to atioid c rowd ing)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchas e d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M e n tion any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or wildlife ; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birds obsene d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. ... ........................ ... .. ............................................... STATE.. ..... ............... ......... .... .......................... ......... NOTE: w eather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of g a s o lme, 011 o r. purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; n a m es of per m e t with m. areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbanc e of bircl s or othe r w1ldhfe; e stJmate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting feeding or n estina concentrations Each warden sign or initial here: ..... O!... ... ( V 1e cz4ditional $heet t() ctvoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUAllY (or area) .............. ...... 0 .<,,..K' ...................................................... STATE.. ......... 0 .R.U:nl.... ............................. .. ................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ... ... l.3 ... ::.J..Q ............ ... .................. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of hird3 observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. 11; .. fl .. .. .... ............

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) .... ..... llC ...... ..... ......... ................ ................ STATE.. ... ...... O .v.'.l. .... .... .......... ... .. .............. ... ... ... .................. ... I NCLUSIVE DATES ..................................... ........... .................... .. ... .............. ........ NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per sous met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY (or general area) ............. \>.:. .............. ... 0 .... ......... .... ................. .................. .......... STATE.. ........ ...... ............... ........... ... ... ........ ............... ........ INCLUSIVE DATES .... ........... .... ............................................ ...................... ... ............... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of p er sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along .Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of .bird s observed at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Date .................................................. ................................................ Date .................................................................................................. Each warden .sign or initial here: ( U 1e additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours au cl minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso hne, 011 or. purchase d or taken aboarcl; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per met with m. areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or ot:her wildlife; e sllmate numbers and kinds of hinls observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. ... ........... ..... ................................................ ..

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general are a ) ....... .K ... .................................................................. STATE. .... Q.fl .. .. .. .................................................................. .. INCLUSIVE DATES ... ... 3. .. ".'. .....J .. ..... <:J .................... ............ NOTE: weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, 011 or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of hirch observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purcha e d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. N OTE: w eathe r conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s oline, 011 or. purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per m e t with m. are a s or take n along. M e n tion any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or ot.h e r wildhfe; e stimate uumhers and kinds of observe d at roosting, fe eding or n esting concen trations

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) .......... UJ.:... ....... 9 .. c,.,. R ............................. .................................... STATE ... ..J....t. i .d,,,4.. .......................................................................... INCLUSIVE .... .... .. J CJ. .. ................................ NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of hirds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hirds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Each warden, sign or initial here: .. .... 1.. )1.. ............. .. f ...... .. ::xl ......... ..... ....... ................................................................... .............

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY { 0< .... ..... fL6.t.ili:l ......... ... mm INCLUSIVE DATES ..... ... ... J.v&..\ .. 7.. .............................. .. 1000 .Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 1 NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per so n s m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. 0 c (Use additional she et to a.void crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: {)12 .............. ........ ...... .......

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of bird observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. (Use additional sheet t o a.void crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or .. 12\l!:;k .. flp(;f .... mmm ..... STATE .......................... ................ m. m ............ INCLUSIVE J. .. :::.2...../... ........................................ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; nmubers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign ot initial here: '&jl .... ... ....... ....

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n er. \ r e a ) ....... 1?W.C.tr. .. .................................................................. STATE ....... f f ... O.. K l .. 0.f1 .............. ....... ................................................ I NCLUSIVE DATES ......... ... ... .................................... ........... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations ... .......... ., ................. .................... ................................ ......... .......

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( 0' m ........... mmmm.ST ATE. ... ....... m mm INCLUSIVE DATES .......... ... ..:..".l .. ... ... :: .. '/. ........... N OTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount or" gaso lme, 011 or. purchase d or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per m e t with m. a:reas or taken along .. Mention. any unusual happenings; any disturbance of buds or ot:her w1lcllife; estimate numbers and kmds of h1rd3 observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign or initial here: ...... : .....

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y ..... !tkC.BIP]l m mmm NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, 011 or. purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per met with m. areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of hirds or wildlife; e stnnate numhers and kinds of bird>1 observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign or initial here: '12 ............... ..... w. ... 12 .... ........ : ....

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along Mentio n any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of hirds observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Each warden sign or initial here: (Use additional 1heet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( "' gene.al a\ ... .................................................. ST A TE ...... Ff IJ'8,... ... ..... ..... ...................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ... ...... /.'f. :.2..f.. ..................................... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of bird!!! observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N Y. SANCTUARY ( o r ge n eral are a ) ....... .... Ruc.. K ........................................... .......................... STATE. .... fl .. .......................................... ................................ INCL US I V E DATES ... ... l..,'.". ........ .p.t .... I ...................................... NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchas e d or take u aboard; numbe r s anrl names of boats m e t with ; names of p er sons met with in sanctuary are a s or take n along M ention any unusual happenings; any dis t urbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Eac h w a rden sign o r initial h e re:

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gas o line oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roos tinl!: feedinu or nestinu c 0 concentrations (Use additional sheet to av o id c rowding)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Aven ue, New Y o rk, N Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and name s of boats m e t with; names of persons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations (Use additional shel!t to avo id Crowding")

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY ( 0, 'l"') m .'IZ"tc ... RocKmm mSTATE ..... Elc()RID/'t ................. mmmm INCLUSIVE DATES ......... .. .C ... 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; name s of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations ( U 1e additional sheet to avoid crow d ing)

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY (or lfca) ......... t?u.<;tr ..... ..................................................... ................ STATE. ...... Efo..v..Jd.. ........................................................................ .. INCLUSIVE DATES ... ,&f. .L .. ... : .. 2.. 1. ............................................... .. NOTE: Report weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours ancl minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of perso n s met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birih observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ... ...... ...... V\11\.Z(YM. ; ..... Each warden sign or initial here: (Use a#itfonal sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y ( or, g eneral .:rea) ... ................................................................ ... STATE ....... fl Q.R.l..P.8. ............ .......... ...... ........................................ .. INCLUSIVE DA 1 ES .see.r .... 3 ........... 0 .. '.t .. 6. .................................... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes 8pent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of b irds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. ate O.c.f. .. ... .... @.i.tUM \ ............... .. ate ... O .c.f.. ... ........ ;;:P.; ..... ............ rlate .. Q.(..t ... ........ ;;e.:0. ...... .............. .. ( U $e additional slieet t o etvoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 11f3 SANCTUARY (or general area) ...... .......... DUCK.. li!..'CK ....... ........... .................................... STATE ........... FL.CRID ............. .................. ........................................ INCLUSIVE DATES .......... A.Pr.Pc ... ... ..... .. .. .................................. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or take n along. l\'Ie nt.ion any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of llinh observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .... A ... ... P._ .. .. }ock 4:30 P M We( r.&Mrs. '7 illiam lagoner and a e ri' around Cape Sahle and everything wenL alongalripht except for a sli?ht atjnr of the Motor. The evening a. the roost wasn't too goo d with about corninp in. Vost of these c"lme in from ruston and Chat am River flywaz 11 cu, 1 _., be ng young hirds just coming int0 the adu t n lumai:re. "'ifteen or so Man 0 11 ar Birds roo ted arid a hcut 80 Spoon1'ills were feeding iri nuck Rock Cove at low tide. 1a.. -J 5 a ,Js. Date .): .C!:Y ... J.c:::-.1.:.9.9.KE:l.9, .. .t9:YJJ.Jion Key in the !'lorning showing the 11agoners the area and went the Chatham River to look things over. There were few feeding birds around. La. Herons, Snowy&Am. Egrets, D C Cormorants and Brown Pelicans are nesting in small numbers on Duck Rock. A little more then 2000 1hite Ibis came in with about 2500 La Mnd Lit:.tle P l ue Herons, Snowy and Am. also roosted. 1 'he north flyway is not llein g used at all exr:e'"+ for a drt'" r dozen ibis and L V6" I Date. 1 .... .. ... ... ... midnight. '1'he /agoners and I took the 3 : 36 A r bus ioto Miami 1 finis ed packing and started movi n g out of m:y apartnent. Stayed in Yiami overnii:rh Date .3.-::: .... :wit.h ... r.:ix in lriami and arrived back in i:.verg lades late in the a ft,,.rnoon. Rode over to in the stationwagon whiclt, r keep here this SUM-I..t...JJ. Q in a -garaP'e. while I I m on' pat:;:o l so it 'will "out 6.t tne wea:Lhet'. ave an .1ith the mechank at R.i!!gs1 to see if e can''ao sornething aro t the ovt"'rhP!a+ i nP' nf th,.. < rioter. Stayf>d iri to n to straif"hte things out on the boat tC::-,,.ci .,,. ) 'vah e "Rxtra ge r I rmt in the statjon "ll!On to he taken to l'ianu. Date ... .... 4 .::-: ...... .... 0.L .. .... tinp on the was bad c _ircy.l;; t.ion in the oil Cooler dut"! r o c opf"i ng by grass. Do,1r :, o 1uck .ock in the afternoon. Louisiana erons are busy l-;ininng in ne t1.n r 'rnal:eria fro m the mainli:md } elicans and crmorants are also carrying nesting material. rtt le'lst 2 011 0 hite Ibis got in to-night. A strong nd has been hlowinf '3.1 rj;1y J.4 ii. J.J. or j,e 1o.. Q..'ooo..vJ-1 1k\At 1 r4 I r'"off. Date ..... ... '.\ ...... ... ...... .... .S. ... .... .... r "'XC" t fo a short ride o Dnc Roel< Cove and over to Pavillion Key Incidentally m:y anchorage at night is qff o f Duck RQGk about 150 yards tQ. the _NNE. \Jinds up to"'J't)m p R 'from the SE._.ioOOci i:iee n blowing all day. Approx. 3215 hite bis came in from the SE and a dozen or so flew in from the north. Thirty four flew in a bout dusk and all t o be two year birds, bright pink but no crimson patches on the wing. Date ... .. .... .... .... .... ... Blowi ng Anc hored :Ln a cove at Pavillion Key in the morning In the afternoon went to Turk y Key for ice. Found,. outn tp.e St.o"P-:-..net law is About 3000 ilhite Ibis came in and also a prox. 6 N S oonbills f lew in. ( V se a.dditional sheet to civoi.d crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general are a ) Du ekR -0ck ...................... ....... ... STATE ............. f.J:.er .)c aup lJuck was i r lJuck R oc'k Cove this afternoon and on the 10th a male Baldpate was seen f lying b;r Duck Rock. Date ... ... .... .... .... ... P.9.Fnin?. lent up the Chatham River a nd cut three small manrrove trees down to use as tie-up sta1res here at t h e roost. I icked up a hunk of ic at Turkey Key in th, afternoon. Little change in the flip.ht of 1hite Ibis. At least 150 1.an 01 Viar Birds were circling Duck Rock at dusk and 15 jpoonbills rlew i n before dark. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general are a ) ....... ... P..U.CK. ... R.CGK. .... ..... ............ ......... .................................... S T A TE.. ........ .EL.V.RJ.PA .. INCLUSIVE DATES .......... ............................ ...... .... .................. NOTE: R eport w eather conditions; are as patrolled; hours and minute s spent p atrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil o r parts purc h ase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or wildlife; e stimate numbers and k inds of birde observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations. D t e .... 1.1.8.:Y ... .J.D. .... "bill, $ 7 .00 a n d pai d Rill Barton, mechanic a n d c a rpenter who Norked on Egret(bui1 news oe, renac k e d shaft etc.) Barton' s bil l came to ;pJJ.JO At the in the afternoon. till / V te Ibis in a long with +II it eUtoA. IY .,., -7 ;;; ... .i.:ip I llli5'-, 11lr. Qi I i.J. ol\ c J... / Weetr 1'.dfo.pe.V.' (l..\so 'tr'--;i: I/fl!"\'" +a t\,\e lo..,rt r ervt 7-rJ. y .... l 5,,,-AJ_i.tt .le ... mar. e then ... a hundred spoonbills were on the rock before sun-up. At ti-.e roost durinp the rnorninf and over to Pavillion Key in the a fternoon scrubbing sides of Egret in preparation for nsi o t jgl;l No change in flight to-night. Birds (ibis) are co 'ng in on the north f l yway but in no P-reat numbPrs. No young birds of this year have showed up yet. Date ...... Y?:Y. ...... ... c::>L.:. hundred or so spoonbi 1 on Duck ock this r:iorninr. 1ent into town t.o buy a few things. Back at the roost in the afternoon, V1here about 5 ,000 hi te Ibis showed up. You probably noticed in re ort s the lack of rain. That and a ate nesting season are no doubt t e p r ime factors concerning the small numbers of roosting iris at this late date s his morn np he ore sun-rise. Visited Tur ey ey in t e ear :r ::i fternoon. About 5100 te Ibis cane in this eveninP'. Jum ers 0 roo tinf Snowy & American Egret Loui"iana & Litt e Plue Herons seeJJF to rav increac;ed a.nd approx. li.,000 pot in. 'T'he sur rise toniP-h.t ac; t o Reddis Egrets(dark phase) and they came in on the t'E ::'lyway fro!"" t e Huston Riv1'r. Date ........ ... -: .... 1 .. :::: ... .J..n ... t..QV. m .. ..t& .ftJggs 1 mechanic check the system. The E ret 1 s be_:. lJ a.. t.iug. u.p y l'he mechanic was rosy in the morning but rot around to or irw on rey b0at in the afternoon. found the water:w.np.. tD. b.e 1Q.rn o;..it a d new one needs t.o be in$talled. !rove urchase pump to-mo.,..ro an cet hacv eveninr f Date ....... J. a.c.k.. ....... ... ..fr. .m ... .... 5 ami in the afternoon, had pump instal ed and at Duck Rock for the eveninp flight. The motor temperature is now normal and I feel better a.bout tl e "'bole thing the old and. on band as pare for either the E e or About 5500 hite Ibis to-night, one Reddish Egret, 70 spoonbills ;j1d' 25 l>an'01 \iar Birds got in. Date .. .. ..... l. 0 .... 5.. -\?-BD. ... i.J ..... roe, mornin In town for and l"!lA.l atcln have tJ..I'1e to pick up yesterday.At tbe in the t-To change in the flight except c f'cr "l.t ea'3t ?56 RoPeate poonbi ls ew in before ar ( U ae a4ditioruil sheet to avoid Each warden .... l ...

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ............ D11cl:. .. R.a0Jc ........ ............ ... .. .. ... ........ ... .................. ........ .... STATE. .... Fl.o.rida ........... ........ .... ......................... ................... I NCLUSIVE DATES ....... J :a:y .... ........ .................. ........... .... ........ .... NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of bird11 at roosting, fe eding or n esting concentrations. Date ..... Y9.-Y ... ?.1.'.".'..9.P9..9.DP.;i.J.,.1..:.? ..... ... t o be using Duck Rock ear then the last two } .. ost of the roosting spoonbil s come. i n I'"rom--he north(Duck R o ck cove a h "ays north of that. At Pavillio n Key most o f t h e day wor king on the and sanding the hull and gotsome painting i n before it threatened to rain. A few drops did fall but after t he paint dried. At Duck Rock for the evening flight where there was little chanqe in t he roosting birds Date .... ..... '..ay ... .... pav..illi.on K.ey. in the morn ing and afte r noon finishing painting the hull, mlIIl bers and name. No change in H h Ibis flight except for a Glossy Ibis which flew i n all alone. About 80 Spoonbills got i n before da r k -"( 5'1 % Date ...... ... M.9.Y .... ... ln ... t.ow.n. f.or. ... w at."-r, SUD lies and mail, then back do m the coast, visited Turkey Key, riatrolled aro1nd and was at the roost for t he evening flipht. The north flyway pick"'d Ul" a i ttle all in all a little .more t hen 6,o n o .h Ibis ca m e in. Ninety S oonbills flew in before dark. Cliff Anderson and one of his boys stopp ed by at Rock and w e talked for a while before he hea ded l' o r home, M orman Key, a few miles south of here Date .... ) 19.-.Y. ... ?h:::J..n .. t..9Y.l!.O. .... .... in the morning and picked up Dr. Archer Dillard,xrmx his wife Dr. Ruth Dillard, and a friend. They 're members of the Society and personal friends of mine from Liami. They were on the Duck Rock tour last year. I invited them over here for a day It' s g ood to h a ve nice company once in a while. About 6 000 W h Ibis got in along w i t h some 1 5 Spoonbills. Returned t o Everglades late that evening and came on back down the coast. Date ....... .... aY. 2.5::'.'V.:isit .e.d ... T.ur.key. ..... o.r awhile during the day 1 t was to hot to paint so I put it off. Still the decks, cockpit and cabin roof to About 5 900 H h Ibis to-night a nd a pprOX.-the sme mum er of Lo"uisf'a.na"'& f.ittie Blue Herons Snowy & Am. Egrets, Brown Pelicans, D C Cormorants and Man 01 ar Birds. Three Black-neck Stilts flew by D uck Rock about sun-set, heading s outh. Date:. .......... :?.-.Y. .... .... ...... At the roost in the afternoon where there wa.Ej no change in .. '' t he flipht. The talk alonp: the coast is the lack of rain and no big flights of 11curlew11 ... T is year is v ery .. simiha r to the season when .. "the blg roost ng flig ts of i'bis "trrived in the middle of
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New Yo1 k, N. Y. S A NCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) D. .ck .. oc.k .... ..... .... ....... ..... ........... .... ........ ......... ... ............ ....... STATE .... F lor.ida ..................... ..... ......... .................................... I NCLUSIVE DATES ....... a.y ... .3 ...... ............................. ......... .... NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; are as patrolled; hours and minutes speut patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s ancl names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of Lircl:s observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .... ... and trimmings. Didn 1 t dare do any more 1 cause of threatening showers. Visited Turkey Key for a while. No change in flight. Low tide is at sunset so the spoonbills aren' t coming in before dark. D11te.J aY ... Z.9.:':"." .... S.l.QP.PY. ... .... '..:.i:nd from SE with rain. Went into town for sup lies Decided not to i:!O down the coast bec::iuse of rain and rough water so went on into ,iami for the rii ht. Date ... 1a;v ... .J.O,,,,In .. J. .... T.al k.ed ... w.ith Mr. Brookfield about Duck Rock and the coming + C'urs He 1 s sort of disappointed about the lack of roosting ibis but I tolij him it might pick up before the tours. He' s planning to bring the boat Ibis over here on onday, if weather permits. Date .... .. J.+.::1 .... .... PY but got down to Duck Rock this afternoon. A storm area is lying 250 or so miles west of Key West with squalls, heavy rain and winds up to 60 mph It' s moving north but early storms like this have erratic paths so will keep an eye on it. and 200 '.!an 01 'J.')1e ibis start coming in about 4 :00 P .M":'" and fini'"'h up near dar so lhe y re well scattered except for a few big flocks of thre e or four hundred. Date .. Jatx ... J une ... .... e.a. t.he .r. .... P..ur.e.a:u fave it' s first advisory on storrns for this season, with storm warrii ps un the Coast. The pa tr of the storm west of Yev r/est has shifted slightly to to th(" Nmi Charlie Prookfield had nlan cd to bring the 11Ibis11 around today but didn 1 t show uri dent into town a rout 3 :00 P M to 'iami and find out the plans for the first Duck tour, une 3 ota;ved in town overnifht and didn' t check flight. ---... Date ....... .. ..... ..... .... .... ?ff Key vvest shifted it's path to the and broke up into sm 11 squalls. 0torm warnings are down along here. ent down the coaPt this afternoon. l here in wh. Ibis wi ... th the North flyway. u Al so "'I noticed t l'._Y. o r;t_&. the o 1 year, first o l the coming i n from the A mor e then o:u .. ibis pot in.for the night, no spoonbills apl'.'rox 125 Lan o t war ifircts'"'. 1welve Florida Ducks flew by the roost about darld heading N. Date .... \ J .:une .... 3:::: .... 1 .ent .... ... t. Q .... Pring the tour down to Duc k Roc k on the igre t sloppy O"V with heavy showere 1e w ere lucky on the t rip d own and only. went through one shower. T h e flight improved a little for the tour with a better then qr-; teen thousand 11h. Ibis. Vie found 7 5 Spoonbills in Duck Rock ove ne $/ieet t ; etvoid young B a c

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or ge neral are a ) ......... Dnck. H.ock. ................... ......................................................... STATE. ............ Flor' da .......... .. ......................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ....... .... ... 3 ..................... ...... ..................... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas .patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mentiou any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of hirda observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Datc ..... ... .... 9.::r..01.!J1. 9 .... .. at the eiP"ht of the fl'pht. success e got bac k to town after dark with the tcu r and I stayed in town f o r i t s t a rted to rain short after we d ocked at th H.od and Gun Club. Date ....... Taken ... aboar.d ... t .. is .. per..iod-Gas-44 1/10 gals. Date ....... .... ............. ........................................................................ .. Date ..................................................................................... ............ .. Date .................................................................................................. Paint-2 qts. Spark rlugs-2 Screen wire. 25 1 Radio Battery lwo Phone calls K erosene-2 gals. Date ...................... ...................................................................... ... ... Date ................................................................................................ o;, ( U ;e "4clitional shed to civoicl crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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2 0 M 12-51 NATIO:NAL AUDU BON SOCIETY 113 0 F I FTH A VE., NEW YORK 28, N Y. MEMO From Miss Tyson Re: _____ ------The followi ng persons visited the Duck Rock sanctuary recently. If no'tf alre ady m embers, you will wish to iasue inv.1. ta ti ons. Mr. and Mrs. William W agoner

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ....... Duck .. Ro.ck. ............. ... ............................................................. STATE.. ....... ...... Fl.orid.a .......................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... ... 4'.'.".'_;J,,Q ................................................................. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hird3 observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date .... J:une. ... 4:::-Rain ... m.o.st ..... o f the ... night in town. Small craft are up again with squalls re ported. inds up to 35 mph from the SE were blowing to-day and it rained off & on. Went down the coast, visited Turkey K y and came back to the roost where t he flight looked a liLtle better with between 15 & 20 thousand Wh. Ibis coming in. Didn't get a dedent estimation because of the rain. After dark I anchored in the lee of the island to the North of Duck Rock because of rough water and wind Peg Brown a fisherman from Chokoloskee (Toch1s brother)stopp ed b y and s gid hello. tlRzwasanetting mullet in the_ coxe to-night, Date .... .... ... town .... f.or .... a.whik ...... On the way out of Everglades met Ml'. Brookfield, Herb and Helen Alley. Weather cleared up enough so they cou1 rin the boat bis from avernier which ill JSed on to i.r. I drove them to Tavernier by station-wagon and stayed there over ight. Date .. J.une .... 6 .,,,D.own ... t.o ... .D.uck.. ock. .. in the afternoon. Charlie B arrived ;iith the Lour about six a little late b cause of mechanical difficulties--i.e.,noise and vibration somewhere along the shaft. Th e flight of Wh. Ibis was very spectacular, not because of great numbers but the way they foi in g inst backdrop o dark clouds over the mainland About 20,000 ibis got in. Close to a hundred spoonbills came in while XlfXlt we were anchored here so you can imagine how t h e people enjoyed that. Three Glossy lb:i-s also roosted and two Black-neck Stilts flew by before dark. A heavy squall mov d off fro m the mainland about the time that, Date ..... ...... '?..1:1!'. .... Y.: ?.1?. ... Y..<:> ... .... Y..9. .... tovm and it looked a little rough so I took part of Charlies' s group on in and stayed in town overnight. June 7-Packed th stuff 'ng box. on the Ibis an that '{Jlay help tbe in along the s aft. Down the coast, visited Turkey Key. Tied up at Duck Rock for the flight in t late afternoon. Appr 20, 000 ih. I is !leff in with at. least 75$. of th, se com,ing from the North A hundred or o an 01 ar Birds were around at dusk. Date .... J.une .. .. 8,,,..In ... .to:v.m ... for .... a ... w.bile The back down the coast. The flight of the WH. Ibis from the North picked up a little more but I didn't get an accurate estimate 'cause there were some heavy showers at the height of the flight. About 25, 000 came in. One Glossy Ibis roosted and also one Gt. White Heron Two hundred War birds spent the night. Of course the usual La. & Little Blue Herons, Snowy & Am. Egrets are also flying in. ... l .. 9:.... !3..t.F9::?. .. .... ..... before sunset and there were about ? o spoonbi! i s on the Rock Too. Went into town. Brought Mr.& Mrs. Ivan Sutton and Mr.&Mrs ..!J.lson J Dingus down to visit Duck Rock. Mr. Sutton has been in Everglades since the end of February with his main project being the photographing of nesting Kites. Has a blind set up and all that. He will no doubt have one of the best films on that bird. He is planning to show a film Thursday night at the movie house for the Women's Club. Sutton is sort of of makin the eople more "bird-conscious in Everglades. 30 000 ibis to-night. of ;nd brought them back to town in his boat while I stayed at Duck Rock for the night. There's no use to mention in every report that the people enjoy this tour for they always seem to tti:Qk then advertised, (V __,..J. l h 'd dl ) which is good. e rw-uitiona 1 eet to avoi crow continued)

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20M 12-52 > <> NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1130 FIFTH AVE., NEW YORK 28, N. Y. MEMO To Mr. orbison From Miss Tyson Re:. ______ ____ Mr. Baker sa:ys to send the following persons a membership application only, nothing more: Mr. and Mrs. William Wagoner Taunton Lakes Marlton, Nev Jersey

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general orc a ) ............. Duck..R.ock. ................... ........... ....... .... ............... ........ STATE. ...... Florida .............. ................ ............... ......................... INCLUSIVE DATES ......... ... JJ::::+.7 .......................................................... NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, 011 or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happe ninrrs; any disturbance of bfrds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at fe eding or nestinu b concentrations. Date J .une. .. .. 11.:... ighty ... S.P.Q.Onb.ills at. t he roost a n d they s t ayed around an hour after the ib:E left about sunset. Visited Turkey Key in the morning, cruised over to Pavillion Key in the a fternoon t hen tied up at D uc k Rock before the flight of ibis. The North flyway brings in most of the birds but t h e SE flyway( ChathamH uston) is doing a little better. B etween 30 and /.i.O thousand 1 h Ibi s came in. There were no boats around in the evening or late .a afternoon. Date.J.Me. l.Z.:::... A .lw.t. .... .... @Y but no showers. Visited Turkey Key, gotsome ice and looked around down there. T he ibis are still incrc a::>ing wi t h clos e to /.i.0, 000 roosting. One Great White Heron roosted. 1 ; ; ... .1.J.'.".'. .... .... .. Jr:i ... supp l lbes, mai l and to ge t Cfiarl i e1 s boat ready or Che t_ our. On getting into t own I found that Charlie's boat 11Ibis11 s till has v: b;rat Q l d .q.oiffi along e 0haft. Art Eifler changed the wheel for irn u sai the stern bearing needs to b e k e d so 1111 d o that o nday I took four of Charlie1s g r oup down o uck Rock and he ha seven I think For once it didn't rain on a tour da y and we had a perfect trip. 1Je estimated about 40,0 00 ih. Ibis and we anchored in a s pot where the ibis flew close by t he boats Went into town w ith the tour and drove into M ia.mi for the night. Date ... J une ... 14 .,,,In Miami., .... sh.op ... ing an d visitimg a few friends. Decid ed to stay here for the night and return to Everglades tomorrow morning, so I will miss tonight's flight. Nat urally I worry about Duck Rock when I'm not there for the evening flight but it sure feels good to know the situation is a little better then it used to be Everyon knows the ibis are roosting in good numbers down on the R ock but I still have yet to hear the first shotgun blas t on t h e flyways near here. Back in the first partof May I had a heart to heart talk with some of t h e Turkey K ey fisherman concerning shooting o n the 11fly11 and let's ... .... ... !3.!'.<1.Y..13 ..... ... "!f..'?:Y... ............... DATE-June 15-Back in Everglades. Seeing theways are under repair repair I had thesterns of fhe Ibis and Egret lifted out of thewater by a h oist at the small boat dock, then stood in the water and re a ke tne stern 9,eari.ng on theibis and changed wheel on the E gret At Duck Rock late in the afternoon where there are still aoout 4 0 000 ibis, kj 150 Man 01 Birds and a dozen spoonbills got in before dark. Date ...... J.une .... 16 .,,, ...... .A.b.out .... 100 ... .s. bills were at the roost this morning and the ibis got off all right before sunset, about 5:3 A M .Steve Bri s Ungava. drop p ed anchor just west of the R ock He and the Mrs. are going a few ays. A good flight with the SE flywcy doing better. Date ... J.une .... .. T.our. .... da;r. ...... .. e.nt ... town Charlie had a small group and a beautiful flight ofbirds.Charlie1s bo 4is h ow The packing I put in the stern bearing did thetrick and or noise. M r Brigg1s boat Ungava waw anchored just north of D uck Rock for the evening flight. Mr. Brigg' s spent a little time on Duck (Use additioncil sheet to civaid Ct'Otvding) Rock (over)

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WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ...... .DuG.l< _;Rock ..... ... .......... ... ............. ........... STATE.. ........ .fl.:.C>.I.'..:l.<:i.!3: .......... .................... .............. ...... ..... INCLUSIVE DATES ... .. ... .............. .. .......... ........... ......... ......... NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions ; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; name s of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, f eeding or nesting concentrations. Date J une l?fcontinued)taking pictures of nesting birds. Char lie lef t for town about 7:30 w fth ... a ... sat.fsfied gro.up of .. peo ple. I tied up at Duck Rock for the night. (P. S ) Excuse t h e slpppy t yping----can't seem to find the r ight keys. ) TAKEN ABOARD-.lli60 7/10 gals. g a s 2qts. oil Date ... ........ ................... ............................ 8 ... .9f. ... packing( flax) Date ... .......... ... ......... ..... ....... ........ ...................... ......... Date ......... .................................................................... ..................... Date ......................... .............. ........ ................................... .... ....... .. Date ......... ......... ........................................................... .............. ..... Date ............................... .,.. ..................................... .. ........................ .. (Use iulditional sheet to av6id ctD ivding) Each warden sign or initial here: ..
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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SA N CTU A RY (or g e n c1al ar e a ) ........... P.:UG.k Ro.ck ...... ............. ..... ............... ..... ......... ........... STATE ......... Fl. a rida .......................... .................... .................... ..... I NCLUSIVE DATES .... ... ............ .......... ....... .... ............. .............. NOTE: R eport w eathe r conditions ; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gas o line oil or parts purchas e d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along Mention any unusual happening s ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of bil"d s obs erve d at r oo sting, feeding or n e sting concentrations 4 Date ...... .. ... .9.D. ... .R.9.Gk. .. with Mr. Brigg s and Frank Brown. La. Heroux nests are scattered all over. E ggs are still in some nests and there are young birds of all ages. Snowy and Am. Egrets, D C Cormorants all h ave young birds. Pelicans are nesting too. Rui Had lunch with M r.& Mrs. Brigg s just before they left for Naples t his afternoon. The flight of ibis picked u p and I tried to count t hem in groups of 50 and 100. At dark my count was about 54,000 and some came in dark so w e can e stimate at leas t 55_,000 A few spoonbills gm got in about sunset. Anchored just west of Duck rock becau s e o er(wind and rain) Date .... ... .f.e.w .... t &::.day. Cruised over to Pavillion Key, then visited T urkey Key in t he afternoon. Another good flight of W h Ibis, with about 55, 0 0 0 roosting. About 25 s poonbills fle w in before dark. (. t I 7 I Date ..... June ... .20.-Ap r.o.x .. .. 90 ... oonbills were on D u ck R ock this morning and the ibis flew off before s unrise. Tour day and in town about ten o 'clock in the morning. There was a good-sized group s o part of the tour on fil'J boat and als o took t hem back to town As usual it was a w onderful i: fligh t with about 55,000 i v h Ibis and the party counted 97 spoonbills before dark. Stayed in town for the night. Date ........ Jun.e .... ... A.t .. Duck .. R .ack .. in ... the afternoon. H eavy s hower:& and wind during in-co ming flight wifu no a ppreciable c h ange in ibis flight. ain stopped about sunset but wind pickt d up so anchored in the lee of R. Spoonbill Key, the key north of D uck Rock. It have a name so I it Sp o o nbill Key. "' u "' rJ ,.. ... Date ..... $l.:une 2.2::::Mr. .... and M.r.s ........ H erb. Alley and M r a n d Mrs. Don S himp s howed up at Duck Rock about fro m Tavernier, x xlqm[ on their way to Everglades where they're going to spend the nig h t Another g ood flight to-night w ith about 5 5,00 0 Wh. Ibis, 2 Glos s y Ibis and the usual he r o n s e grets, and etc. 1 t the roost all night. Date ... .. J..:une .... A ll.ey,s ... .and ... S .bimps s h o wed up at t h e roost about 10:00 A.M I went in their a and we did a little fishing and looking around t he islands. 1ve watched the evening flight and there w a s little c h ange in the estimate of las t night but of the ibis flew in from the SE. Spen t the night at Pelic Key just north of San -y ass w here ne A leys xrented a cabin for a few nights. Date ..... .... ... .'.f..9.Y.J.: QSJ.Y. J n ... get ting things ready. It raine left towPi xx there was a low tide. 'l'h e flight was good Charlie hit a ngn or ini w ere: snag on the way into town and bent wheel of e I is so I towed h i s boat int o town. "1ri' er leaving the peo ple at the R od&Gun Club w e checked the Ibis and found a She 111 be additional sheet to cwoiJ crowding fixed tomorro w

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY (or ge11eral are a ) .... P.JJ.G.k ... R9.G.K ................................... .................................. .................... STATE.. .... .............................................................................. .. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... .... .... .............................. ................. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolle d ; hours and minutes spent patrolling amount of oaso] h t> ine, 01 or parts pure a se d or taken a]JOard; numbers and names of boats m e t with ; names of per m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of buds or wild1if e ; e stimate numbers and kinds of bircl s observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Date ... .... .... .... ... .. over to Chokol oskee i n the Egret, towi ng the Ibis F'ortu nately it was possible to put her on the ways immediately and s he will be ready to-morrow Heavy rains in the afternoon all the way down to Duck Rock. The majority of ibis are still coming in from the H uston-Chatham Rivers and about 60,000 got in. The Alleys anchored along with me to see the birds leave in the morning. Date .... J.une .... 26 ... A.t ... least .... a ... hundr..ed Spoonbills were on the Rock and the ibis left about 5:30 A .M. ent to C h okolosRee to see if the Ibis was ready to takeoff the ways. Got off about noon a patch was put on the bottom and the wheel changed. Towed her to Everglades and was all set to go down to D uck Rock but heavy steady rains changed my mind so I drove to Miami for the night, taking with me Charlies whell and the wind shield from the Egret. Broke one of the two panes of glass. Date .... J.:ime. .... ... 0.aY .... had eight guests. vve had rain most of the way down to the Rock but it stopped when we anchored for the flight. Between 55 & 60 thousand iih. Ib:ll> came in and 9 Glossy Ibis also roosted An excellent flight. At the Rock for the night. Ji If>] rt f e-a J-qtr. 1 Date ..... J.J.me. .. .... bir.ds .... g.ot.. ... o.ff..all r ght in the morning. Showers and winds from the SE abott. 15 to 20 mph made it a sloppy day. The evening flight was good and it looks like the roosting ibis are still increasing and about 60,000 ibis came in. Shower e in the evening prevented an accurate e;-timate. Date ........... ..... .. .Mia.m:i .... Y:!i..t.h ... t.h.e wind shield from the Ibis. Both windshields were fixed by noon and I was back in Everglades late in the afternoon. t Duck Rock in time for the evening flight where there was no change in the estimate of ibis. Of the 60,000 about 60% came in from the North and the rest from the 'ast and SE. At Duck Rock for the night. Date ..... .... J.9.::A ... .. SJ200JJ...bills Jail were on the R ock this morning. In town for supplies I didn't have time to get yesterday and picked up George Treichel, resident of Milwaukee student at U of Calif., friend of Sandy Sprunt and ex-employee of the at the liiaine camp back inl950 1 think. He's on his way to the Indies and has stopped here for a visit to D uck Rock for the evening and morning flight. He'll stay aboard to night here at the roost on the with me. About 60,000 ibis to-night. Date .. ... l::: ... ... e.t. .... ... !-.9. ..... the birds off including 130 S town in the morning Expedted only 60,000 ibis but close to came in :wit both flyways heavy. J'est flight so far. and a man from the Park Service were on tour. Hanks is Dan's ass't. Dan was quite with the amount of ibis. G Treichel Mm Mia.mi this ) aciifilfonaTineet to at1cnd cro-cca hg oonbills. Tour day and in Eac h warden sign o r initial here: ....... .....

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SAN CTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ................ Duck ... Rock .......... ..... .... ................................................... STATE .... ......... F.lo.rida ........... .............................................. ...... ... ..... INCLUSIVE DATE S .................... J..uJ.Y. .... NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbe r s an an talk with }lirp.. I. .L. .l -r' 1((41 f"-\.1104 _. 71 Yto / n-n>i q+s: o,f Date ..... J.ul.y. ... J .... Back ... in E.verglades .... and down to Duck Rock in the afternoon. Another g ood roostring flight with abou..t 7 000 Wh. Ibis, 150 Man Ql' .. ar Birds and about 4000 Am. & Snowy La ?e erons; .. TU'f ey 'Key, stopped oy at 7 :3()"'f>' .:M. on his way from town le talkea for awhile before he head ed on s o uth. Tied up for the night. Date ..... J .uly. ... ... t.o.ur. af ... tbe ... summer to-day. In town getting with no rain on the trip down and plenty of birds. A t least rtoseate S oonbills were on Duck Rock when we left for town. g w "trr t on into town wi t h him Date ...... J uly.: .5.,,.Down ... .to .... D.uck .. Ro.ck ... in the afternoon. Hot to-day with showers in the afternoon and evening. Close to 75,000 ibis roosted. There were quite a few charter boats ou t fishing to-day but no boats were in the Duck Rock vicinity during the flight At the roost for the nigh t Date ..... .... J..J.Uy .... 7:::l .b.is.,,. ... he.r.ons .... and .... e.grets left the roost between 5:15 & 5:45 A .M. Spoonbills stayed around awhile before flying off. In town in the afternoon helping the mechanic with cleaning the motor. It was late when we got through with the paint job and on top of that there were heavy showers so I didn't go down the coast to the roost. Date .......... J.uly. .8.,.,... .ot.ar ... ..... u: ... a in the afternoon but it was after en got to Ouck 'Ro&k, about 8:00 The ibis were all settled in the mangroves and q1;11et. three, White Peiicans on Jewel Key near Sandfly Pass this evening. r (Use additional 1heet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ................. .P.V:Gk ... !;!,Q.Gk ............................................................ ........ ..... STATE ... ............................. ............. .... ................................... INCLU SIVE DATES .......... ... .... ...................................................... NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent pa'trolliug; amount of gaso line, 011 or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of btrds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roostinu fe edin" or n estin "' 0 0 concentrations. D a t e ... J.JJ.ly .. .9:'.':'.lP:i$. ... .a.n.9 ... .9.P.99.D.l?JJJ. .. got off all right this morning about sunrise. Back in town for I'm due on the ways for cleani n g and botto m painting. Went on the ways in the afternoon with the Egret and cleaned her off. She 111 go off to-morrow. 11em iITT.O iartil n Date .. J..J.l.lY .... Eg:r..e.t. .. .9f...f .W9-Y.$. ... JD... the afternoon and down to Duck R ock in the afternoon. Ibis are still streaming in with about 80 oo s t Both flyways are doing well. Rain most of t h e afternoon and evening. Anc ored for the night. Date .... J..uly .... ... t.o..w.n .f..or. .... At Duck Rock by two in the afternoon. Heavy rains again this afternoon & evening. Between 75,000 and 1 .. l ,ei. s.,to-night. Anchored just west of of the roost because of a low-ow tide. Date. J..ul;v. .... ... J .e..ft. .... ..... r9.9.$.t in fine shape this morning The evening flight hasn 1 t changed much and there's still 80 00 ttf,,oming in. About dusk 50 or so Purple Martins. flew ovet Duck Rock heading t he gulf. Date ..... J:J.s: ... .l3.::::J..n ... t..9!'.n .. .f.9.r. and down to D uck Rock in the afternoon. Jim Thompson with a fishing party stopped b y for the evening flight and are anchored over by Chatham River for the night. Another good Ibis, 300 M an 0 ar Birds and about 6,000 La. & Little Blue Herons, Snowy & Am. Egrets, Brown Pelicans and D.C. Cormorants Tied up at the roost for the night. Date July 14-Birds got off all right in the morning including 150 S oo bills which .xiX slipped in after dark last night. Vent to Turkey Key, visiting one Wason, Harry Han-Date .... .t .... .... .... .. .. Hans Anderson, and Mr. & Mrs l1ene Squires. Went t o mklQDdtlQc Mormon Key and saw Francis Hall and then cruised up to Chevalier Bay to see Mr. Darwin In :tDC the pa s t month or so I haven't done muck visiting around here. 80,000 ibis. Date July 15-Beautiful flight this morning.Into town Met Ernest of and Herbert the .F,lori&a uryey h;JC Th' y were looking for rrie an I br ugh t'h:em down to Rill Duck 'Rock so they could collec s 9.t: pl,l}J_ around Duck Rock and another key The are making a study of the of roosting and riesting birds on

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( or g e n e ral ar e a ) ........... P.1JG.k .. R9.ck.... ............ ...... ............................. STATE.. .......... f..19.:ri.da ............................................ .... ... ............. INCLUSIVE DATES ........... .... ...... ............. .... .... ..... ......... ............... N OTE: Report weather c onditions; areas patrolled; hour s and minutes s pent patrolling; amount of gas o line oil or part s purchased or tak e n aboard; numb e r s and name s of boat s m e t wit h ; names of per sons m e t with in san c tuary ar e a s or taken along. M e ntion an y unusual happening s ; any dis tmhanc e of bird s or oth e r wildlife; e timate numb e r s and kind s of bird s observe d at roos ting fee ding or nes ting concentration s Dat e .... 4 PlY ... .J9.b. on $ta:tion-wagon not finished by 5: 00 P M so stayed in Miami for the night. July 17-Back at Duck Rock in the afternoon. Roost in fine shape with at e J goo vh. Ibis and 400 Man 01 War Birds. Roosting Snowy Egrets, Little Blue and La Herons seem to e increasing. Heavy showers during flight and into evening. Dat e .... ... G.harlie ... Brookfield left Everglades for Tavernier with .. the boat 11Ibis. in the morning. B ob SJ..sspn;National Geographic 'photographer up' this afternoon and we went down the coast to Duck Rock A good flight with between 75 and 80 thousand ibis, 300 Man L' War Birds, and 5 000 Am. & Lit1,le Blue apd B r Peli canw:sand D.C. Cormorants. t he roost for the night with 13ob. Dat e .July.19...,'Hs.it.ed ... Turke. v..K.ey in the morning for ice and to look around for g ood pictures. Went u p the Chatham River to see the Tooke$, where Bob took a few pictures. vient up to ij..py Ozmer' s on just NW" of tbe entrance to Sand-fly Pass. Carne back to Duck Rock for the flight but light conditions were poor for bird and boat shots. About 75,000 ibis to-night. Tied up at the roost for the flight. Date ....... J .. uly ... 20.... 0n. ... the .... wa.y ... int.o ... town we visited 1ioy Ozmer at Pe,li.caA.,K.ejy, 'wne-i::e Bob t9ok some a shots. I n town about noon for supplies and more pictures were taken there. Stopped by Key on the down to Duck Rock The light was better this evening so B ob took some shots of_ the ibcis coming i p the boat. Close to 75,000 i'h. Ibis roosted. tB:ka Anchored for the night. Date ...... .J.PlY .... Zl..'.".':., .. .... t.hR .('JJ:_ght is ipipossible due to the light conditions. On the way into town we stopped again at Gzmez:.' s fox: m ore-. shots. Left Bob in town in the afternoon for he 1 s leaving for Washington tomorrow morning early. Back down the coast in the late afternoon to Duck Rock where there was no change in the flight. D atel.3 .... .... .... ... .... .9..f .... righ t this morning. Cruised into town about noon and c ame back t o Duck Rock late in the afternoon. About 70,000 Wh. Ibis came i n and there were m over 30 0 Man 01 War Birds roos t ing too. Capt. Rob Thompson, charter boatman, brought a part1 of local people down to l?ee the evening fll$ht I t was 11Snooky" Senghaas1 s party I guesq---there was Soooky, Mrs Francis & 'M'rs. R F Carney, Mr. R. E. Lauchridge, Olga Starck[ waitress at the' R od and Gun Club) and Mr. Gus McCall. the r oost "for the night' : additional $heet to at i o id crotvdin8)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ....... .. ...... ... ............. ............... ............................................ ..... STATE ... .... .......... ...... ..... .......... ... ..................... ... ...... ..... INCLUSIVE DATES ... .... ..... ................................. ....... .... ....... ... NOTE: R eport w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roostiug, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Date .J..+.Y .. .... t..9.tJ.n ... l?..t. .... P.99.n.. Jc:>:r supplies, water, etc. for this week-end Plan to do more painting in the Egret if the weather lets me. At the roost for the night. Another good flight of birds with about 70,000 v h Ibis. Saw one water-spout on the way down to Duck Rock this afternoon and a heavy squall with wind & rain came over the roost before dark ,,,. &11.A } 0-"-4 'I f J1 o 8 "4 I r 1-. f t'!VlteV' r co.lcv r-"' J... I po..ln+ br""' Date .. .J..\lJ..Y .. ... . P:ot off all night this morning A miserable day wi t h steady rain in into the eveninp: but managed to scrub the boat down during the da y and get it cleaned in preparation for sane painting tom o rrow About 70, 000 ibis roosted for the night. A nchored S W of Duck Rock About a half mile for awhile because of low tide but tied up at he stakes near midni ght. Date ... J..l,y. ... in the morning for ice and dropped in on the Squires. Painted in t he afternoon. N o change in the ibis flight this evenigg. Except for a sport fishing im loat off of Pavillion Key there were no boats in the general vicinity of D uck Rock during the flight. At the roost for the night. Date .. J..W.y t.ow.n .f.or ... aw.hile then back down the coast in theafternoon for theflight. Another good flight. There seems to be less young ibis t his summer then usual but reports of feeding ibis further to the north around Lakeland Arcadia and east of FT. Myers in the mar s hes show plenty o f young birds up that way. i iith increasing rains there's a possibility t ha t my r o o sting population may increase. Date .. ... .... :t;.<'. this m orning to vist Fred Shultz and Bill viyllie. Arrived about noon and spent the afternoon with them on -hiskey Stump In the evening went out wi t h Bill to Big Bird Key. It was my first visit to the Tampa Bay santuaries since biing with the Society and t hought it would be a good t o become acquainted with that area. Fred is quite a guy and j us t as c o n genial as ttVer. Bill Wyllie seem to have a g ood season and i s very well thought o f i n Palmetto. Stayem up t here for the night. Date ... J.uly ... t.o ... D.uck. .. R.ack. .. in the afternoon where there are :;til l about 70,0 00 h Ibis with both SE and N flyways doing g ood Spoonbillsaren't using the roost too much lately for there are low tides abou t dusk and sun-up so they roost near the banks in the man groves i n their general f ee ding areas. N o one in the area to-night and tied up at the s takes for the night. Date .... J.Y.lY. .... ... g_Qt. .... Q.f...f. .... .... right this morning N E & SE wind steady rains and showere About 65,000 ibis roosted this even i n g Visited Turkey K ey for awhile in the afternoon. (Use additional 1heet t o avoid ar'>wdin g) most of the daY. with Each warden s ign or initial here:

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ........... :PY.-oGk ... RPGK ................................................................................... STATE ....... F.l.or..ida ........... .. .................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ........... J.:uly ... 30.::'.'Augus.t .... .5 ...................... ............ .. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken ahoard; numbers and names of boats met wiLh; names of persons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happcuings ; auy disturbance o f birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hirds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .. .. 3.0:::::r:n ... t..9.w. n .... :f.9r. ..... & mail. Drove to Jerome, north of Everglades to inv estigate an Ivory-billed W oodpecker report. Talked to a Mr. Hancock of the c J Jones Lumber Co. and it was fairly oby i ous he had seen a fileateq oodpecker. Back down to the roos t in t h e afternoon where there are still 7.D O h I bis, only a dozen or so Man 0' ar Birds and 5,000 La and Little Blue Herons, Snowy and./vn Egrets, Brown Pelicans and c Cormorants At the roost for the night. Date ... J .uly ... Jl...G .ot .... in .. a ... lit.tle ... painting before the rain about noon Another go o d flight of birds to-night. Rob Thompson, a charter boat-man, brought another group of local people do w n t o the roost. S o m e people with t h e Collier Corp. and Sheriff of Collier County, Roy Atk i ns Roy use to be Deputy Sheriff but was appointed Sheriff after Louis Thorpe died a few months ap,o. Date ....... Aug,,,l,,,In ... t .ow.n ... for. .... sun.plie. s than back down to the roos t about 5 :30 P .M. The flight ititproved to-night and at least 75 ,00') ibis roosted. heavy rain came of the SE just before dark but swung south of D uck Rock. Andy McClain and another sport fisherman stopped by to say hello j u s t before dark. I <(f/ a.ho..J pe "' oJ -:r fi._ r-'-.i-1 +r b l'{e "IDate ... A.ug .. ... D .uck ... Ro.ck ... and ... o:v:er to Pavillion Key, where I painted the wind-shield and d.id Jmtsom e sandpapering before a heavy shower ca m e along. One charter-boat and three outboard motor-boats in the area to-day. Another good flight this evening with about 7 5 ,000 vw'h Ibis and some thirty or so spoonbills got in before dark. Tied up at the roost all night. Date .. .. .. .... ..... .. and 140 Spoonbills left the roost just before sunrise. Cruised into town for mail, supplies, etc. Back down the coast by 2:00 change in t he flight except for 6 0 s ooq2ills got in before dark. T he number of Man 01 war Birds have dropped of lately. Small land birds seem to be starting some sort of migration for I heard several of them go over to-night and last night too. At Duck Rock for the night. Date ... Aug ... 4.-:::T.;ir.pi.c.al .... s.:umm.e.r. .... f.l.o.r.ida day--hot in the morning and wet in the afternoon Manage to get in a few licks with the paint brush before the rains came. A heck of an elect rical s torm came over w h e n the flight started, the worst of the seas on, but with only a litLle w jnd. _,ome b irds got in before the s torm b u t after it pa ssed I looked towards the mainland a n d there were about 20,000 'h, Ibis roosting in the mangroves the shore. M o s t of them ca m e over to D uck Rock before dark where they belonged. About 70,000 ih _Ibis to-night. with a dozen or so s poonbills. Date ... A.ug .. .5.:-:-: ... Aho.u:t .... 12.0 .... .s .. o .onbills left the roost with the ibis t Painted part of ttte bck-pit this morni ng. ient into town in the afternoon. vvind shifted to the N with showers and steady rain late in the afternoon so didn't go down to the roost because of the sloppy weather. Drove to Miami and spent the nigh here (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) U4('

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n e ral area) ....... .. B.9.9.}<: ... ................................ ... ................. ......... ......... ...... STATE ... .......... ..................................... .................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ....... A:ugu.st .. ............... ........ ................................ NOTE: R e port w eathe r c ondition s ; areas patrolled; hour s and minutes s peut patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or part s pur chased or take n aboard ; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary ar eas or taken along. M e ntion any unus ual happ enings; any dis turbance of bird s or oth e r wildlife; e s timate numbe r s and kind s of bir d s observe d at roostiug, feeding or nestin g conce ntratio ns. Date :i\::tJE:t:l.$.t. .... .... most of the day and talked over various problems. H e brought me up to date on the approaching tour season and schedule. vas back at Duck Rock late in the afternoon for the flight. About 65,000 ibis Only boat in the area during the flight waw Salvatore Gomez's cruiser, anchored at the mouth of the C hatham River. A boat, towing a net:s, errt; past the roost about 7:30PM heading down the .tiul: coast. A t the roost for the night. DateAugus.t 7...CJ.oudy .. and .. a .few .. ea:aly sh o weru. Went up the Cha t ham River and Cheltalier Bay, visiting Mr. Dar win for quite a while. Few feeding ibis, egrets, and herons were alorg t e e!'l and ays. Swallow-tailed Kites were :fxii:. fairly common and saw a Black Fox Squirrel in the mangroves along Chevalier Bay. About "60,000 ibis flew into the roost. Anchored for t h e night. JI 'J. X 0 .,_ rf. o,( Date A ugu s.t ... .... left .... the ... roost all right this morning font into town for supplies & mail. Met Mr. B J Kincaid and the McKenzies at 3:30 P.M. for their visit to Duck Rock. The trip'"W'en along-nicely and the weather was fine. At least 70,000 Wh. Ibis flew in while they were at the roost. Three Bald Eagles were around the roost at the time of the flight. Arrived back in Everglades about 9:00 P.M. and dropped them(Kincaid and M cKenzies) at the Rod and Gun Club and came on back down the coast rather then stay in town. Tied up at D ck Rock before midnight. DateA.:glJ.t. ... .... .... c..ruised down to Lostman 1 s River in the National Park and visited Barney Talked over varmous local problems and had a nice visit. Back at he r 'oost for the flight. There's still at least 70,000 Wh. Ibis coming in. There were three charter fishing boats and several outboard motor boats in the general area earlier in the day but all were back intown by dark and not around at flight time At the roost for the night. DateA.JJS:\J.9..t. ... lO::-:::fl.i.r..d.s .. .l.e.ft .... the .... roost just before sunset. Finished l?aintipg .ll\O:?t of the D cockpit to a y us e ore the a.ftern' oon rains About 5: JOPM the early roosting birds on Duck Rock were quite excited and the ibis flying in wouldn't land---would Xl!l1l"ll!XK circle over a few times then head back for the mainland. Investigated and found the the trouble---an adult Bald Eagle along on the grouqd(mud & sand) o W si<:l,e o tne roost a DC Cormorant. I went tbe eagle flew in a tree and icked u the freshl killed cormorant ut it in the boat nd r ur ed D td11. ..... .... .... ............ .... .... started landing and everything was all right. The eagle came oack later and sat in a tree but it seems the roosting birds don't mind an Eagle sitting in a tree xJUi but one on the ground, eating something, is another thing, I gxK guess. Abo1:lt 65,000 Wh. Ibis roosted tonight and I tied up off shore for the night. August 11-In Miami for the day and night DatJ.l.JJ.gu.s.t ... ... t.Q ... D.uck ... Ro.ck .. in the late afternoon. A good flight wi .th about ;io,ooo h. Ibis, .5,000 La. a n Blu Herons, Am. and Snowy Egrets, Br Pelicans and Cormorant"s .,... 'TWo hundred Man 01 War Birds settled in before dark. At the roost for the night. ( Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth A.venue, New York, N. Y. SANCrfUARY {or general area) ........... R.99k ...................................... ........................................ ... S!"fATE ........ FlQr..ida .................................... ............. .................... ....... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... .... ............................................ ........... NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and k inds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations Date .. J\.g'.':'.'l3;a.1.rd.s. ... le..f.t .... the ... r.o. os t oka y in the morning. Cruised into town and was back at the .oost in the afternoon. A beautiful flight to-night with almost 85 000 11h. Ibis---the best flight of the season. Both flyways were thick with bir s A yacht was anchored off o avi lion people are fishing in this area and came over to watch part of the flight this evening. At the roost for the night. Datc ...... '.l).g .... l44.Ve.nt .... UP.. the. Chatham .. River for awhile this morning and looked around. Visited Turkey Key, got some ice then cruised over to Pavillion Key----there h ave been few Cabot's Terns in the area this season. A t Duck Rock for the flight. About 70,000 Wh. Ibis Someone shot up the roost last night, was the reason for the ten or so extra ibis. ov.."< t\\Q. Dat e\g .. l5.-::: .. .... int.9. ... t..91.m ... and did a little shopping as back at the roost late in the afternoon Cliff Boggess, a charter boatman, was at the roost with a party of four who fished during the day and stayed down the coast to watch the evening flight. About 70,000 ibis roosted. At the roost fDr the night. Date A.ug ... .... left .... the .... ro.ost all right this morning Sh owers all day Went up the Chatham River and visited Mr. Darwin. Art Eifler, his boat poonbill, with some friends from town stayed for the evening flight after a day's fishing. Another boat 11Cleo11 also was here and Mr. Ingraham, from N a ples with a party o f three watched the flight and anchored for the night s o t h ey can s ee the birds leave in the morning At the roost for the nigh t DateI.n .... t..9.w..n. ... O.:ur..ing .... the .... af.ter.noon Drove to iami in t h e evening to visit friends so wasn't at t h e roost for the evening flight. S5'_!fo I YoJ) I '(i. I Je-t r, t I al tv I GtLf Date.A..ug ... 18 .":":: .... Back. in ... E:v:er.glades .... in the afternoon and down to the Duck Rock for the flight. There's been no change in the fligh t and about 70,000& ibis got in. The flights are as spectacular as ever. The SE fl ay is thee heavie2t with about 40,000 and the North flyway has about 30,0 00 Purchase a new water-pump for the Egret's motor. The Egret's motor has bee n over heating and have checked all possibilities and narrowed i t down to the pump.It's a different type of pump than the one that came with the Cris Craft motor and should be m p r e Uit,ahle in thj s t vpe 0f a +er and m ud Date .... Ang ... 19::-::In ... :t.awn .... during .... the .... afternoon to check on fittings for the ne w pump but did not put it on. will probably do that tomorrow when there's more time. My radio seems to have shorted out somehow and it's deader than a mackerel. About 70,000 Wh. Ibis tonight. (Vie additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: ..

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANC1 UARY ( or g e neral ar e a ) ............... ... ................... ......... ..................... .......... ....... ..... .... STATE .......... Florida ................... ....... ..................................... ............. INCL U SIVE DATES ... ........... ..................................... ..... ..... NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hour s and minutes spent patrolling;, an.1ount of gaso line oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of Loats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuarv are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e ;timate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Date .A:tJg\1..t ... Z.O:'.'.".ln .... to.w.n ... to. .ins.t .all new water pu.rnp Mechanic at Rigg s was busy xk so I put it on rrwself On the way down to Duck Rock it worked perfectly and the runs much cooler. It certainly needed cooling down. A big flight of birds this evening with between 80 and a 100 tbousand .fh. Ibis. At least 100 spoonbills flew in before dark. Rob Thompson, s charter boatman, S nooky Senghaus his sister and bro her-in-law were at the roost t o watch the birds come in. Thompson s party went on into town just before dark. t the roost for the night. Date .. Augus t .. .. a ... litt.le painting to-day---not much, for it loo ked like rain in the middle of the afternoon. Was at Pavillion Key most o f the day anchored just off-shore where the is calmer for painting. Not as many birds to-night as last night. About 75 000 came in and it :var.seems the SE flyway dropped off a little which means the ibis might be roosting at the Gopher Key roost or Buzzard Key. Two charterboats were fishing this area to-day but no boats were around during the flight. Date JJ.g1Js. t .... ... t .o.wn fo.r ... s.upplies and mail. Drove to Copeland and picked up the radio which I left the other day The transformer was shot and had it replaced. At Duck Rock for the flight. Close to 70 000 ibis roosted and two Bald Eagles were around while the birds were c ommng in. They've been around for the past few weeks ---in and out. One is an adult and the other an immature bird. They 're good to have around even though they do kill a bird every now and then. They seem to favor cormorants this year. At the roos t for the night. Datc ...... A:ug.us.t .... 23,,,.Rob. ... Th.ompson., .... charter boatman stopped by at the roost with a fishing party of f our men before it got light(5:30 AM) to watch the birds leave the roost. Visited Turkey K ey about 7: 00, then cruised over to Pavillion Key where I spent the day cleaning and painting the boat. About 60,000 ibis to-nigh t a little decrease. Mosquitoes are at a m inimum at the present. A t the roost for the night A yacht is anchored S E of Pavillion Key for the night and x four peonle in an out board motorboat came over for a l ittle while at the be ginning o f the flight then went ba c k to the yacht Date..... ugust. 24 .... Bir.ds .lef.t .... r.he. ... roost all right this morning .'.:>peht most of the day at PC\villion Key doing a little more painting. Only two boats in the area to-day--the run-beat on it's way to Turkey Key and a small launch cruised by during the flight in the evening. About 60, 000 Wh. Ibis tonight. 1Yill cruise into town about mid-night t o make sure I get an early start t o Miami 1n the morning. B t oke my eyeglasses the o ther day and they mm. need to be repair-ed 1vill probably make an appointment for somet ime ne x t week with my dentist. Have two bad t eeth tht p eed log k e d at Date ..... ..... ?.5.::::+..n .. .... gQ:t .... mY. glasses fixed, malie a dental a ppointment for Sept. 2 a n d visited Gene fiititpriicwWSquires of Turkey Key at the Coral Gables veteran' s Hospital. He was rushed there by an ambulance this past week-end from Everglades when they couldn' t bring him out of ashhma attack. Stayed in Miami for the night. -rc; le\A. o.. v! l 5 9 fal..4. 8' f-{A J iJ e I/ _) .;2. b v.. .,(t I ({f. 0 t Date ... le.Jgu.s. t .... 2.6:::-.Eack. ... i n ... .l'.IY.er.glades and down to D uck Rock in the afternoon. Little change from M onday night's estimate. and 60 000 ibis came in. The SE flight has d r o p ped off a Tied up here at Duck Rock for the night. N o b oats in the area during the flight. ( U 1:e additionttl ;heet to avoid Ctowding) Each warden sign or initial here: na .............. ... L ...

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ...... Duck--Rock ... .............. .............. STATE ... ........ Flor.id'l .......................................... ................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ............ .... ?J:.... ..... ?. ............... NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .. August ... 27 ...S.catt.ered ... show.er.s during the day Cruised up the C hatham River and in Chevalier R ay At Duck Rock most of the afternoon. Heavy rains during the flight but it x seemed about 55,000 ibis settled i n for t he night. Date ugust ... 28 ... In. town. .. and ... on. .the ways early in L he morning Had bottom painted and propellar changed btarted towards D uck Rock in the late afternoon and ran into a heck oi' a squall on getting out to the Gulf. Made it to Pelican Key before it got too bad and tied up in t he lee of the island, spending t he night with Roy Ozmer, here on felican Key. Dat e .August .29,,..In. ... town. ... for. ... a ... while, then down the coast at the roost. 'l'he SE flyway has Jt dropped off in amount of roosting birds and the 'orth flyway has slacked up too. About 40 000 ibis came in and some 200 an 01 War Birds se ttled in just before dark. Two fishermen broke down in a launch just outh of Duck Rock, so I towed them to Turkey Key about dark. Date. ug.ust ... .JO-Inv.it.ed .... some .... fr..iends t.o spend the day with me here on the coast, fishing, swimming and t o observe the flight of birds into Duck Rock. They were Mr. & Mrs. William Nelson and Miss Lois Tredinnick, all of Miami. About 35,000 ibis came in. Returned to Everglades at 9:30 in the evening and stayed in for the ight. Date .... August .... ... S.quall.s ... and rain all day in town, weather caused by small tropical storm up the East coast of Florida. Slacked off enough late in the afternoon so went down the coast There was a h eavy sea running but with the high tid e I kep t behind the islands on the way down to the roost. Tied up in the lee of Duck R ock for the night. A litLle less then 35,000 ibis got in all right. No boats in the area this evening. Date ..... e.pt.ember. .... 1..,,,Sb.ow.er.s ... i.n ... the .. morning but clearmng in the afternoon. Birds left the roost all right this morning Got a fairly good estimate of the ibis coming in this evening, with approx. 28,000 roosting. The SE flyway has dropped off completely except for a few good-sized flocks. The N flyway has slowed down somewhat too. I imagine the birds are roosting inland or further south in the Everglades National Park. Heavy rains the past three days over the mainland have flooded the marshes There are few mosquitoes out here an th e c gast a p d i p lapd Date ... 1D .... ... J.2r. .... ... !?.:P..P.!!1.;hnJ.ment in the morning and back to Duck Rock early in the evening. Got down just before dark an the birds were all settled for the night. There seemed to be change in the flight and less then 30,000 ibis came iin. (Use additional she et to avoUl crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: no ./J. a......... 40 .12."' ., ............. y J!

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WARDEN' S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n e ral ar e a ) ......... Duck o ck .................. .............. ........... ...... : ............... .......... ..... STATE ... ......... Fl.orida ...................... ................................. .............. ... INCLUSIVE DATES ........ .. !J .':'.':.9 .... ............ ............ ...................................... NOTE: Report weather condition s ; areas patrolled; hour s and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or tak e n aboard; muube r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per m e t with in s anctuary are a s or taken along. M e ntion any unus ual happening s ; any dis turbance of bud s or oth e r wildlife; e s timat e numbe r s and kinds of bird s observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date S e.pt ...... ... R.oy ... Ozmer. .. at Palican Key for a while this morning, then went on into town for supplies. A hurricane, Carol, is a'brewing down in the islands east of Puerto Rico. She's a mean one with winds up t o 150 mph. Hope she passes by Florida. Rain late ibt the afternoon and on into the evening. Still about J0,000 ibis roosting. J,4a_vJ '. 3 J ,;i r t!, o-J Date .. S.ept .. .. 4...Hur.r.icane ... .... was east of Miami and south of Bermuda No threat to this coast if she kee p s on present course. More rain to-day. Cruised up the Chatham River and looked around. Visited the Anderson's who were anchored in Chevalier Bay About 25,000 ibis this evening. N o boats around during the flight. Two came by after dark, heading down the coast. Date. S ept. ... -5-ln ... t.ow.n. f.o.r. .... s u.p:plies, & mail. Back at the roost for the evening flight. Scattered small flocks of birds coming in on the S E flyway and the North flyway is showing a decrea9' too. B etween 20 and 25 t h ousand ibis came in. Two eagles are still working this area and pos sibly three, tw o adults and one immature About 200 Man01 ar Birds stayed for the night along with approx. 3,000 Louisiana Herons Little Blues, Snowy and Am. Egrets, Br Pelicans and Cormorants. At the roost for t h e night. D:ite .. S.e p.t ... le.f.t ... the .... r o .ost all right this morning Around the Duck Rock area all day it being Labor Day week-end Pretty slow, only three outboasd motor-boats and two charterboats in t he area. One open launch, went by the roost during the Ilight, heading south. Approx 20,000 h. Ibis to-night. At the roost for the night. Date .. Se.p.t .... ... mise r.abl.e .... La.b.or. .... Day---heavy showers all day along with several squalls out of' the SW. At Duck Rock all day One charter-boat in the JCIG[ area most of the day James Lee and another fisherman from Turkey Key stopped by D uck Rock on their way from town, just before the flight. About 20,000 ibis t the roost for the night. Date .. S.e.pt .... 8,,,.Dro.v.e .... to .. .. M.iami. ... f.or. .... some shopping and looked around for an apartment for c oming season. Stayed in M:bJi Miami for the night. Date Se.p:t.. ... 9,,,.Hea.v.y. .... s.b.ow. er.s .... a.nd ... r.ain on my way out from 1verglade so I anchored at the mouth of Sand-fly Pass for the night. Use aclditiotw l sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden s ign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ...... Duck Rook ...................................................................... ...... ......... STATE. .... F.lor.ida ................................... ........................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES .... .. J, .O::::l.9............ ..... ............................................. .. NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling;. amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per son s m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations. Date S e.pt ... town ... during ... the morning The hurricane, Dolly, has shifted its course and veered to the North. No threat to this coast now. At Duck Rock in the afternoon. Some rain during the flight. Approx 20, 000 ibis and about 250 Man 01 War Birds came in also. Two Bald Eagles, sometimes three, are usually on Duck Rock in the afternoons. Dat&ept .. 11 ...A.round .. D.uck. R.ock.. most of the day except for a short patrol up the Huston River early in the afternoon. More rain this afternoon. Little change in the roosting flight and about 18 000 W h Ibis came in. 14..ee.\,\ bd,rd1 J. I b of l'b pe. \ pe "'' o<:L j 5 r f &-o.IDate .. Sept-.12-In .. t.own .. .fer .. -awhile then back down the coast. Heavy rains during the flight causing a fej thousand ibis to roost along the mainland until the rain and wind slacked oft Looked like less then 15 000 ibis roosted. M r.&Mrs Paul Byers and daughter(age six.) spent the day with me at D uck Rock and Pavillion Key. I tied up the Egret all sumrnmr in front of their house in Everglades( in the Barron River) and they sort of kept an eye on it when I wasn't around town Date .... S.ept. .... l),,.A ... qui.et ... Sunda.y ........ Heavy rains in the late afternoon. About 15 000 h Ibis this evening, 200 Man 01 War Birds, and approx. 2,000 Louisiana and Little Blue Herons Snowy and American Egrets, Brown Pelicans and D C Cormor ants. No boats around during the flight. A t the roost for the night. Da te .... S.ept ..... 14-,,,ln .. Mia.m:L ............................... Date ... S..e.p,t ...... ... in .. E.v.e.r..glades. Another hurricane, Edna, has been sighted NE of Puerto Rico and is moving in a NW direction. Little change in the roosting flight to-night, and there's still about .5,ono ibis roosting. Thirty or so spoonbills flew in before dark. .!>iff,.. .... ... .. Florida coast. In town f sup}.1lies I didn 1 t}Vet then went back sown the co c'Ount df the ibis. : and approx. 18 ,ooo of them came i along with about 40 Spoonbills and 250 Man 01War Birds.Alber Anderson cruised by after dark, heading for Turkey Key At the roost all( Use additional sheet t o avoid ()toiccUng) night. X Eat:h warden sign o r initial here: t Got a fairly good .. ...

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY {or general are a ) ...... .... .................................................................................... STATE ... .......... Fl..9r.Jcta .................... ... ..... .......................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ...... S..ept .... .......................................................... NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gas o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboar
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WEEKLY WARDEN REPORT Duck Rock Florida October 1-13 October 1-More rain to-day. At Duck Rock all day. Less then 10,000 ibis came in to roost. Most of these came in on the Nroth flyway and are probably local feeders. At the roost for the night. October 2-In Miami taking in some equipment that I won't need the rest of the season here. October 3Got a fairly good count of the ibis flying in and about llr :000 of them came in. The numbers of roosting e grets and herons have also slacked off to maybe less than a thousand. October 4-A beautiful day with short scattered rain showers.JI 10,000 Wh. Ibis came in to roost. If weather pernii ts, I plan to take the boat "E gret" aroul).d Cape J Sable to Tavernier and will probably arrive there on the 9th (October) and will report for work in the Miani office on the 12th. October 5-In town for awhile then back down the coast. Everything is quiet down this way and about 10,000 ibis used the roost to-night. At Duck Rock for the night. October 6-At bhe roost. The birds left all right this morning. Cruised up the Huston River and went up to Chevalier Bay to visit Mr. Darwin. Back at the roost where 1 0,000 and maybe a little less, White Ibis came 1n to R!:llGt roost. October 7-In Everglades and made plans to g o on the ways tomorrow Cleaned up the boat alittle and packed my personal stuff and took it to Miami. October 8 On the ways in the afternoon. October 9-Cloudy and rainy to-day so little work was done on the boat. Hurricane reported heading for this coast and due to hit sometime to-morrow. Under these conditions t h e "Egeet" will not be ready before Monday. October 10Storm hit the coast about in the vicinity of Ft. Myers, about noon. Winds didn't get too much above 65 mph and there was little rain. The city mf Everglades was flooded due to the high tides and SW winds backing water up inland. October 11-Ways closed but they will work on the "Egret" so I have it for to-morr ow. Octoberl2"E gret" back in the water in the afternoon and down to Duck Rock for the last evening flight of ibis. About 10,000 White Ibis came in to roost. At PM I left Duck Rock, heading down the coast. Spent the

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(October 12-Continued) night at Middle Cape(Cape Sable) This gave me a three hour start. October 13-Left Middle Cape about 7:00 AM and arrived at Taverneir about noon. Finish for the season and hope the next season blwill be as peaceful as this one. Taken aboard this period Oct 1Oct 13 64 9/10 gals. of gas 7 qts of oil One flashlight 1 set of points(distributor) 1 pocket stone(sharpener)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANC11UARY ( or g e neral are a ) .... P.:uc.. k ... R .ock .......... ..... ........ ............................................... ................. ...... Florida ............. .... ...................... ........... ................ ... INCLUSIVE DATES Se.pt .... 24..,., ... JO ............... ........ .................. ........ NOTE: Report weather conditions; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; nmnhe r s and name s of boats met w ith; names of per sons met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. l\1eutiou any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and lciml s of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Date S.ept ..... .Miami ... J J onat.ed.a pint of blood at the Jackson Memorial Hospital Blood Bank for Sid iboct Heckler w ho is a patient at Jackson. Sid works :tk with 11ayne Short. ''Flore nce" our sixth hurricane is working up south of Cuba and at midnight m oved throug h t he Y uc atan Straits i n the Gulf of Mexico. Present forwa r d mov ement w i l l t a ke i t well <>way frr m the S coast o f F lori da Date .. Se.pt ... .tt..,.,25,,. .... In .. Ev..erglade. s Small craft warnings u p along the coast but there w a s a high tide so I cruised down to Duck Rock behind the islands to keep out of t h e r o ugh water. Southerly winds are up to 20-25 mph. Less then 15,000 hite Ibis c ame in a nd 250 an 01 war Birds also roosted. Florence approaching co ast in vicinity of Fensacola with winds up to 120 mph. Dat e S .cpt .... 26 .,,,In t .own ... early.: .in ... the morning Picked U D Dr William Straight, from Miami who win. s pend :i;XK to-day & to-morrow with me down the coast. Spent most of the Hay at Duck Rock x and visited Pavillion Key. Went on the island(Duck Rock) and looked arou nd The only ne stling s on the island are three young Anhingas. About 15 000 h Ibis came in to roost. :t<" ....... .27:':':'.RQo.st.ing ... b.irds .. le.ft t he island a bout 6:00 AM. Cruised up the C hatham River and visited r Darwin at Chevalier Bay A sloppy day with scattered heavy showers t Duck Rock for the first part of the flight. Strong South winds came up so with small craft warn ings u p I decided to head on into town while there was a good tide and co uld stay in the lee of the islands on the way into town Late in the afternoon I identified a Sooty Shearwater which was floating on the water in the lee of Duck Rock. These strong southerly winds probably drove it this close to shore. Date S.e.pt .... .28. ,,,In for. an ... a ppointment with the mechanic at Rigg s A few days ago I noticed bad sounding valves and when we tore the down, found four bad valves(bur,_ned This was no doubt due to overheating of t he motor not lo ago just before 1 installed the new water pump. 1 e finished the valve job late in the afternoon so didnit go down t -he coast. Date .S..e.pt ...... .... change ... in ... Duck Rock flight. Taken aboard this period 'II gals. gas 1 head gasket 4 vllves l q'tt, o i I D ate.S..e.pt ....... 30:::-.. 11.eayy. .... :;ih.o.we.r..s .... in ... the a fternoon. I n Everglades duri n g t he mornin g Still about 15 000 i h Ibis and four spoonbills came i n before dark. N o boats in the vicinity of Duck Rock during the flight. A t the roost for the night. (Use additional sheet to a.void Crowdlng) Each warden sign o r initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 10 0 0 Fifth Ave n ue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g eneral are a ) .... .. tt ... .. .. \i .......................................... ........................ STATE. .. .. ........... ..................................... ... ................ .. INCLUSIVE DATES ............................. ............ .......................... .... ............................... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with ; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. E a ch w ar den sign or initia,l he r e : (Vse a ddit io nal sheet to av"Ul crowding)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) .J?.'1..'*.. ......................... STATE ..... .............. ....... ................ .. .......... INCLUSIVE DATES ... .. ... ........ ........................ .............. NOTE: Report W!!ather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met w ith; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .... .. ... .. ... .. JI} tae afternoon. At least 10,000 Vb. Ibis roosted anci about 150 spoonbills got in before dark. At the roost for night. Raine all night with a 20 mile win4 froa t&e SE. Date ... .... Me.1 .... .... .JL .U .. in tl:le aorning. Clouay aost of the uy so Ui4n't 4io any painting. Got a fairly goOfi count this evening with approx. 13,.5()0& Wh. Ibis.--aost of the caae in fro the NE. Ahigh ti4e at sunset brought in ----countei the bird for bird but might have aisse4 a few. This is the largest roosting flight I've seen .Ki here at Duck Rock---- previous high count was 256, I believe. Date ....... .. .. At .. P..k .... R.9C.k ... .. 4ay. A goo4 evening flight wit.h about 15,000 White Ibis and at least 200 spoonbills flew in. Date ... Ma,: .... .. t..be. .... D.uc.k Ro. ck ... axea all cia7. Di4 a little painting before soae rain fell in the afternoon. No change in the roosting fligh t with at least 15,000 ibis caae in. One Glossy Ibis was aixed in with the others. Approx. 125 Man o War Birds ca.me in before dark. Four thousan4 or so Louisiana and Little Blue Herons, AA. and Sn0W7 Egrets, Coraorants, ans Brown Pelicans also rooste4i. Date ..... MaY, ... .... tw.o boats(Egret and Ibis) are cOJli.ng over froa Tavernier te-day I want to be in town when the7 get here. the boats arrived about 5:00 P.M. I stayed in Everglades for the night. Date ......... .. .J.l.'.'.':ln. ... ......... !1.h i tc 9n anci I hac Roy Braman put in some shias to balance up the 11otor. 1\e t' .s,.,JJQt.Qr. so I turned that up a little and she's okay. Gassed up tne two tour boats, tied them up and came on down the coast to Duck Rock. The roosting flight was about the same with at least 15,00 0 Wh. Ibis roosting. Went up the coa s t a lit\le waif s about and anchore off of Rabbit Key.

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June 1-Ra.in and wind aost of the day. At Duck Rock all day where there w a s little in flight, about 15100 0 ibis. Cruise4 up the Huston River in the lookinP-: arounc. Three Glossy Ibis caae in )fith the Wh.,, Ipi,a. .. .... lJo "".... ... I ) I ) 6\J

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) P.uck ... R .ock. ..................................... ............. .... ............... ........ SfATE.. .... Flori4a. .... INCLUSIVE DATES ........ .... ......... ................................... :.: .................... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numhe r s and names of boats met with; names of p e r so n s met with in sa n ctuary are a s or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of bi.rds observed at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations. Datc .. .. .... Puck Rock..all aorning. Then cruised into town on the Audubon. Worketi on the Egret, it u p again, ana took her on a run, going down to Duck Rock to check on the evening flight. At least 25,000 Wh. Ibis roosteQ with most of the ibis colling in on the N-NE .r:cyway. ent back to town after ark with the Egret. D a t e ... ... t.9w.n., two tour boats ami cut some large mangrove stakes to put in at Duck Rock for a tie up place for the Audubon. Startea down to Duck Rock but didn't get there because of s.veral hea!Y' squalls with rough seas in the Gul, so cruisea over to Pel ican Ke7 andholea up there for the evening an& visitea Roy Ozaer. D a t e .. .. J.une .... ... Duck .. by ... noon ........ Set !.or., fa_. The tour arrived about 5:30 with both the an& Ibis. The tour group were treated to and tligh th about 3 0 ,000 h. Ibis, two Ibis, .several. s:p, ooiibill.s, or. so U&n 01 1/'{J}.r Birds, 2 iJtl Black-necke41,, arui the eg.;-et s ... It was beautiful weather.Anchored at DucK Rock with the Audubon for the night. D u t e .... .. .. .... ... ..... :r..9.C?.::J.t all right just b efore sunrise. Cruise.t into town. to check .anifold and exha ust connections on the boat Ibis. They're rustea On chec king fbund it needs a new assem'bly oefore it can be Cruise4 'down to Duck Rock with the Egret v siting Roy Oz.er' at Pelican Key near Sandfly Pass. His family was down on a visi so I invited them along down to Duck Rock, for I can cirop the off at Pelican Key on my way back to town. Got Jt on the 8:45 bus to Mialli to shpp for parts. Between 30 an 40 thousand ibis flew in before dark D a t e ... ..... Jn .. .ia.mi,, .... purcha.s .ing parts for the X8Jl tour boat Ibis. Date ... ... .... R.QY ... ,e.raun .... froa .. the ways put on new and that uts the Ibis in .. condit;on. Down the coast to Duck Rock for the evening flight. Used. the Egret to down for iit was too late in the afternoon to shop an go down with Audubon At least 40,000 White Ibis C8l'le in along with about 50 Date .... .... 9'.':'.': J.n ... .. in ... :t.l:te early morning, then came down to Duck Rock about noon with the Audubon. Tour day but one came on down with. Cbarlie t,he helm It was another gootl flight with about 40,000 Wh. Ibis. The party counted 109 spoon-bills. The group were quite pleased.---At the roost for t (Use additlo na l she et t o avoid troweling} night

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New Y ork, N. Y S A NCTUARY (or ge n eral are a ) ............ D uck ... R o ck ........... ........................ .......................................... STATE ... ....................................................................... .... .. INCL USIVE D ATES ... ... ..... .... ...................................... ................... NOTE: R e p ort w eathe r conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and miuutcs spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or takc u aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sous m e t with in sanctuary are a s or t aken along M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds o r ot.h e r wildlife; estimate uumhe r s and kinds of bir d s observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations D a t e J .:une .... .... let.t .... the ... all righ t in the aorning. About 200 s p oon bills left Duck Rock shortly after the ibis. The evening flight was about the saae ana no change in aaount of ibis was aoted. More young birds are showin g up. Date .... .. .. ... !-?!' .r:i ... .. .. ... anddown the coast I n t h e a fternoon. Little c h ange i n the flight with about 40,000 White Ibis cOlling in. Louisiana Herons, Snowy Egrets and All. Egrets seem to be ioing all right with thdr D a t e ...... J.une ... .. .'r .our .... .. .. gas.se.d ... up boats and caae on down the coast with theAudubon. Another great flight with about 40,000 Wn. Ibis. Seventy-five percent of the birfis. are cOlling froa the N NE. The tour boats are in good condi i o n and 'except for S11a.ll groups of pE,opie ,. ooung down the tours are coming along all right. D a t e ... ..... .... .... :i.-.r:i .. .. .... ami back down the coast about noon. Invited a f r iend o f mine, Lois Tredinnick to visit Duck Rock, for the evening flight. Still no change in the roosting flight froa what l could see. One Wh. Pelican was in the area to-8.ay but left Duck R Rock before the evening flight. About 40,000 ih. Ibis roosted, three Glossy Ibis and at least 6,000 L ouisiana. Herons, Little Hlues, AA. and Snowy Egrets, Coraorants, ana Brown Pelicans. Two charter boats, k with Dinks Bogess a n d Wad dy T h oap s o n a t the helms were fishing in the area but lef t before 5: 00 P.M e e ... to .. Everg .... coast. Date ...... ..... ... .... H e tzel and ken wright, f r iend s 0 1une f rom N J ani l'fo .1-ad81.phia showed up to-day. Kunkel and Hetzel are members of the Urner Club of Newark, B.J. While they birde in the area, I went into Mia.ai an& pickee up the wina-shield and put it back on the Egret. The three boys came on down to Duck Rock with ae for the evening flight but ther was alaost a rain during the flight. We all spent the night at Roy Omer' s PeU,can Key. Date ... .... .... T..Q:gr. .... ....... ... YP the to11r boats and caae on down the coast with the Audubm. Brought the three boys down f they got rained out last night. Onl.1 .one boat caae. dolm. It was a beautiful flight with good vleather. About 401000 Wh. Ibis roosted Stayed at the roost(Duck Rock) for the night. (Us e additional she e t to avoid crowding) .......... .. ............ ................... ............................... ....................................

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( o r ge n eral area).. ..... Duck. .. Ro. ck ........... ... .......................................................... ... S T A TE.. ..... .Flor .ii.a .............................................................................. INCLUSIVE D ATES ..... ... cJ..t.m!a. ... ................. .... ........... ...... ..................... NOTE: R eport w eathe r conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or t a k e n aboard; numbe r s and n a m es of boats m e t with; names of p er s o n s m e t with in sanctuary areas o r t a k e n along Mention a n y unus u a l happening s ; a n y disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kind s of bin-ls observe d at roosting, feeding or n es t ing concentrations D a t e ..... J une ... ... le.ft ... the .roost just before sunrise and we counted 2 oonbill s the roost after sunrise. Last evening(forgot to include this in the ast report for the 16th) the state patrol boat (fish wardens) cruiseci by on it 1 s way down the imm coast and during the flight last night a small aaphibious plane flew u p and down the caost and I assuae there was a warden in the plane. This morni1!3 the same plane was the area about sun-rise. Bothe plane and boat are probably working on the stop netting violations. ,,......M v friends, Kunkel Hetz e l and Wright are still with me and we drove to Tavernier for a day .. ... .:I: .... at Tavernier on K ey Largo Junel8-Back in and down the imx coast to Duck Rock in the afternoon. Found out to-day that the the plane the other day which was patrolling the coast was owned by Al Garish of and was hired by one of t h e ward e B s with the Salt Water Conservation Ooamission and worked with the patrol boat. The plane was not around to-night but .tx.2 I believe the boat is at T urkey Key. A bout 4 0 ,000 roostedon Duck Rock this evening. Date ......... J.u.ne. .... ... in the flight, with 40,000 W h Ibis c o ming in. The SE .flyway still hasn l t reached i t1s seasonal peak Several spoonbills were flying around but none came in the r oost before dark bacause of a low tide, feeding time, O ne mullet fisherman cruised by about 6:30 on his way down the coast. Datc .... ..... J une .... .20S.ev.en. ... :ihit.e. ... P,e. lj..ca.ns were Duck Rock late in the afternoon and left before it got dark. 'The NE flyway picked up a little so there's abrnt 45,000 Wh. Ibis roosting and the amount of young birds is increasing all the til1le. No boat s were in the area thisevening. Date ... .... .... ... .... '?!. .. day iiiilit Dici some p ainting on the tour b oa t !bis be fore it rained in the afternoon. Came on downthe co ast with the Egret in the afternoon and checked on the flight. T he birds are still on the increase and at least 501000 Wh. Ibis cwae in The North flyway tK is at it's but the South flyway is a little slow. I ima gine some of the North flyw a y birds will w ork their way down and come in on the SE flyway. Date .... J une .... .. .Went .... t o..J4iami...f .or. some shopping, back to Everglades about .midnight. June 23Cruise d down the coast in the Audubon. Tour day and only one boat came down. As usual there wer e plenty of birds and we haG good weather for the Xll evening flight. This past week was a rainy one on the 11ainland and it cleared u p yesterday, except for a few local showers. About 55,000 Wh. Ibis andon Glossy Ibis caae in and the party found spoonbills in the coye north of Duck Roe$, Bjiya d Read was iith the togr RaftY arui he ce r tajiY enjoy ed the Date ...... ....... ... .P.w;J:LR.2gk ... the night. 'I' here a r e a few mullet fisherman in the area this evening for I c a n hear motor over towards Huston River and at Pavillion Key. ( U 1e additional s lieet to avoid crowdi ng)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1 00 0 F i ft h Aven ue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY (or general area) .......... PW::k ... .......................................................... ......................... STATE. ............. ......... ...... ..................... INCLUSIVE DATES ........ ... .. ... ...................... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding o r nesting concentrations. Date .. .. ... :t.nt;,Q ... with the Audubon and CB.Ile on back down the coast with the Still about 55,000 Wh. Ibis in to roost and several thousand Snowy and Am. Egrets, Louisiana and Little Blue Herons Cormorants and Brown Pelicans. At the Rock all with the Egret. Date .... .J..'.1:f;l ... at the coast late in the afternoon. Bay and !ot back to town too late for the night. Pelican Key, then went into gverglades andstarted down x Had water-pump trouble just out of town il in Chokoloskee to down the coast with another boat so stayed in town ------------------------------------------------------------------------------Date .... June .. .. t.he. ... off the Eget and took it up to Riggs' to have the aechanic look it over. !'he shaft was worn and beat up. It shouldn't have bad like that so I m planning to have it sen t ba.c factory fo a check-up. Down the coast in the Ibis with a party of one for the tours. Charlie attended a meeting this evening up the coast so I took the tour down. No change in the flight taat we could see with about 55,000 Wh. Ibi s coming in tho the roost. In town for the night. Date ... .... Zl::::;J:n. ... .. .. ... .9. .f.. ... day and on down the coast in the afternoon. Charter boats were working thecoast down around Duck Rock but all of the11 left for town before 5:00. Duck Rock is in fine shape with at least 50,000 Wh. Ibis roosting. There's been very little t'lyway shooting that I know of, only two instances to be correct and that information came the grapevine. It's what little Huston River shooting there has been. Went back into town this even ing so I could drive into M iami and purchase a new water pump tomorrC11a1 Date ... ..... .... pump and did some s h opping for myself. Got back to Everglades about Date ..... .. ..... ... Had Jess mechanic at Riggs check it over so everything is all right. Started down the coast late in the afternoon and met a charter boat out where and.tly Pass meets the Gulf. Ernest Goff was broke down with a broken piston other things so I towed him in. It was slow going back to town. Didn't go down to Duck Rock but went out to Pelica n Key to visit Herb and Helen Alley who are spend ing a few days along this coast with two f8iends, Don and Frances Shimp. Date .... .... .. .. ... .... .... '6oats reaey for t h e toUr tfii the coas t using the T here was a small party a couple and t w o children. The flight i s i n good shppe wi t h a little l e than 60 000 White Ibis. (Use additional s heet to avoid crowding) (J'vfV'

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue) N ew York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g eneral area) ... Dnck R.ock .... ....... ..................... ..... ..... ... ...... ..... ..... .... ........ STATE ....... .l:'. 'lori.da.. ... ..... ... .. .................................... ...... ... INCLUSIVE DATES ..... .JWY. ... "J.:-::7.7 .... ............ ...... .................. ... ....... ........... .... NOTE: weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of ga soline, 011 or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happeninu s ; any disturbance of birds or ot.h e r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of binls observe d at feeding or n esting concentrations Date ..... .J.':l:lY. .... ..... ... .. .. and S h iinps t o Cape R omano in their boat, so h wasn t at Duck Rock this evening. W e anchored up there for the night. ... Date .Jly ... .. and liblli G oodland Poin t with the Alleys and then came on M back to Roy Ozrners I )Ii picked up my boat and we came on down to D uck Rock for the eve ning flight. About 60,000 Wh. IlJis came in. A wonderful flight. We stayed at Duck Rock all night andwere on hand to see the morning flight. Date ... J..WY. ... ... rnQ;rn.;i:ng ___ f.l.ig_ht. was spectacula r as usual andlong with the ibis there were at 1 spoonbills which left shortly after sunrise. T he Alleys headed back towards avernier t i s morning and I went into Everglades to get things ready f o r the tour. Came on down t he coast with the Audu bon he No?;;t,. t his ev:eni?)g during the tour a n d t he White Ibis really po ured in. It was a kxjammgj t r emendous flight with over 70, 000 Whit e Ibis roosting f o r the night. Date ... ... J .uly. .... .. .. go o d ... tt Ilight this evening and between 70 a nd 00 thousand Wh. Ibis came in with about 40, 0 0 0 from the North flyway and40 000 from the Eas t andSe f lyways. This should be the peak of the roosting flight for the summer. Many mor e young birds are comirjg in t o roost. Date ..... ... .. .. .. d u r ing the morning and b ack down t h e coas t earl y I n the afternoon. Charter boats were fishing the area to-day and thr ee mullet fisherman cruised by early i n the evening. There was o f).yway shooting this 4th of July week-end and it's been very quiet around Duck ock A t the roost for the r'iight wher e over 70, 000 White ibis are slappin g peacefully. Date .... .... .... .... ... the Washed down parts of tt A udubon woodwork in preparation for p intin in a few days Another good flight t e-might wi t h at least 70, 000 White Ibis roosting. Both S E and NNE flywa y s are doing well. A t the roost for the night. Date ... .... 7 : ... .. .... ..... .... oat coming down. A w o n derfUI fligh t as usual and the group were treated to sane spoonbi l w h i ch came in just before dark---This morning there wore at least 1 5 0 spoonbills leavi n p the roost after sunset. At least 7 0 000 h Ibis f lew in this evenisg. I t the roost fo t h e night. ( U le additional sheet to avol.cl crowding)

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WARDEN' S : WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY (or ge n eral area) ... p.k ... a.9.9k .................... ......... .. ........ STATE... ..... .......... ................. ......................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... ............................................................... NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions; are a s hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names o f p e r sons m e t w ith in sanctuary are a s or take n along Mention any u n u sual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of bir d observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations D a t e .. J.ul.Y ... .int.o. Ev.e. :rglades ih the morning. Stayed in Everglades for the night for I showed Bayard Reads movie "Birds of the Mangrove" and g ave a talk to the Lion's Club Date ... ... .. .... .. ... DUck Rock i n t h e a fter noon w ith the A u d ubon T h e hight is about the same with be t ween 70 and 80 thousand White Ibis roosting. A nchored at Duck Rock for the night. D a te. .... .... ... .. .. roost all n i ght this morning before sun rise. At l east 150 spoonbills left the roost also a little after sunrise. Did a little painting on the -c8."bin of the Audubon before the tour snowed up. Two boa.ts came down. Shine Thompson, x a charter boatman als o w a s at Duck R ock with a party in his boat 11Bab e11 Three sport fisherman also visited me after the tour b oa.t s and T hompson hea de d for town. At the Rock for the night. About 701000 White Ibis roosted f o r the night. Date ...... .. .... .... .... ... 4ay Got in a little more painting on the A udubon There's still about 70, 000 White Ibis coming in to roost and as usua l it's a spectacular sight. Had no visitors today, tho ugh there were two charter boats fishing the Pavillion Key area. At the Rock for the night. Date ..... J.:J,Y. ... ... t.9.ID'.b .... Had planned to go into Miami but found out that two charter boa.ts with parties to watch the evening flight were scheduled to be at Duck ock 11Sfi.J:ne0 Thompson with the 11Babe11 and J l m Thompson with the 11Sea Pal" were the captains. here were about fifteen people between the two boa.ts, some were local people who had been down before, this seaso:rut and there was a group from Fort Myers B each A little under 70, 000 White Ibis came in with the SE llyway dropping off somewhat. D a t e ...... ... ;.;;Q:::J.P. ... ... in .... t.he morning then down the coast with the Egret late in the inthe after noon The boat 11Billie11 was tied up at D u ck Rock. Parsley the captain ha d a small fishing pa rty, a couple from Miami and their three children. Under 70 000 White I bis roosted for the night. The JbcJUlJ "Billie" stayed a t Duck Rock so the y could be on hand for the morning flight and could s e e the roosting spoonbills when they l eft in the m o rning. I cruised into town for the night. Date .... ... Q.uly .... .... .... w.it.b t he Audubon T our da y and t h e two boats came down A s usual there was a beautiful fligh t a n no rain. The tour boa.ts Ieft D u ck R ock about su ns e t Andy McLain and two other sport fisherm a n sto pped b y later i n the eveining for a visit. About 65,00 0 ibis r oosted. T i e d u p at D u e Rock for the addi.tfona l sheet t o a void cr o wding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUJlON SOCIETY 1000 venue, NfJV:. p k, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or ge n eral are a ) P.:l.19. K ... R .c:>.9k ..................... ...... ...................... ....... ..... ,.. ..... S /ATE ... ................. .... .............. ...... ... INCLUSIVE DATES .... A u gus. t 12,.,. 1 8 ......... ....................... .... .......... l 6 f i r -j r r; ff t NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or nike n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of persons met with in sanctua r y are a s or t aken along M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of bir d s observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. D a t e ... ... .12'.':'.' ..ln ... E:vergla.des .. and pack down the coast. Few charter bo ats working the area during the day Pompano boats working the a rea during the lllCll:bl evenings and at least a dozen are working the coast between Turkey Key and Indian Key light off shore. About 60,000 White Ibis this evening. Date Ag$t. .. t.o. .M. iam.i Sharlie leaves for the North soon and there are a few things w e have t o talk about before he goes. Spent most of day in the o ffice. D a t e ..... ... :t.4.'.".'.'.6B.i:i..<:.1:<. .. and down the c o a s t to Duck Rock Little chan ge in the fliglt with less than 0,000 'l'lhite Ibi s roosting. A boat t he 11R omany11 from Everglades was a nchore d a little ..:.iE of the roos t for the' night. The p eople were fishing and also to see the evening and morning flight. Anchored at Duck Rock for the night. Date ... A ugus.t ... 15 ... Bir.d s ... l e.f.t ... .all...r.ight in the morning. Three or four boats, outboards, were in the area, sport-fishi ng t o day and two charter boats were around also. Three pompano boats were fishing in the evening south of Uuck Rock quite a ways o f f shore. Still about 60 000 t White Ibis roosting Pnrple Martins and Barn Swallows are migrating south along the coast. ion f l ock of Purple Martins, 600 of t h e m were circ ling over Duc k Rock abo u t s unset. Date ..... :A.:1:1.g_tgi:t:. ... P .... .. near Boca Grande, to visit with M r and Mrs. Gene Squires. They invited me up quite a while ago. Th e Squires use to live at Turkey Key but moved to Gasparilla this p ast winter. Date .... .+..7.:: A.t. ... D,ate ... .... .. .... !'..9. .... .. .. I n the a fternoon where about bO ,OOO white Ibis came i n to roost. Shine Thompson was here for the fligh t with his boat 11Babe11 and four fellows from town who work for Collier Corp At the roost for the night. ( U 11e additional $heet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g eneral are a ) ...... ... ..................... .......... STATE ...... fJ:.<:>:r:i,.4."' .................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ...... August .... ... l ....................................... NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observe d at roos t ing, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date .... .. ... ... ... .. roost all right this morning Cruised over to Pavillion Key a n d spent most of the day birding, looking for fall migrants, N o change in the evening flight with about 4 0 000 White Ibis roosting. Two Bald Eagles were perched in trees along the mainland during the flight. r and Mrs. Geiger, new residents of Turkey Key, stopped by to say hello on their way down the coast from town t the roost for the night. Date .... A:ugu.s.t ... birds. left all right this morning C ruised over to Pavillion Key ih the morning. Went up the Huston River later in the afternoon. Hot weather down this way. Some of the hottest we've had in quite a while. Showers late i n the afternoon. About 35 000 Wh. Ibis this evenin. Few ibis get in before 6:00 with the height of the flight about 6:30 P M x Nice flights for both flyways hit a peak about the same time. Date ..... ... .. t.hen back down the coast in t1 e afternoon. Stiff NW winds blowing with a heavy thumder storm to the North Little change i n the evening flight. No boats in the area du ring flight. At the roost for the night. Date ........... Augus t 2.9.,,,..Cr.uised ... av..er. ... t.o Pavillion Key in the morning and xorlooked around Huston & Chatham Rivers in the a fternoon. Still about 35 000 ibis for the e vening flight. Date ........... ... .... ... .. A sloppy day rain and squalls all day so didn 1 t go a down the coast. It would have been a little rough Had hoped it would clear by late afternoon so I could be at Duck Rock but it didn't. Date .......... .... .... .... about 1: 00 PM with Mr. and Mrs. T rautman and thiir daughter. I figured that it would be better if I took the Trautmans down to the roost instead of h aving them go down with a charter boatman especially since I was all ready in town W e had a wonderful time and I enjoyed it very much. W e both found a new life bird on Pavillion Key, one weather weakened Sooty Tern, p robably blown in from that bad weather yes1!e r day About 30, 000 lh. Ibis this evening. W e got back into town abo u t :00 PM.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or ge n eral are a ) .......... .P.:11.GK ... R.9.GK ....... ..... ... ... .. .. STATE .... .... ...................... ........... ............ .... ....... .......... I NC L USIVE DATES .... .. ..... ....... ...... ... .................... ........ ... ......... NOTE: U.e p ort w eathe r conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of g a so line oil or p arts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p e r so n s m e t with in sanctuary a r e a s or take n along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at r o o stiug, fe eding or n esting concentrations Date .S.e..pt ..... Z'.'.". S .t.ill no ... in evening flight. Vieat he r hot and mu.ggy--with some late afternoon showers. Date Se.pt .. .3 Qu.ie. t .. bi ds still s h owin g no chang e with about 30 ,000 l"lhite Ibis '!'he NE flyw a y is the busiest but quite a few bird s come in from the SE. Date ... Se .pt ... ... o.f.mine .fr.om Miam i came over to spend two days with me. r'rank Hig gins, Maggie Jennings and Lois Tredinnick W e went down thecoast in the afternoon. About 3 0 ,000 l h Ibis u-ame in t o roast this evening. Rob Thompson w ith his boat nsn o oky11 was at t he r o ost with a party from town and M r & M r s Hammond, guests o f R o y O zmer' s were also here in their outboard cruiser. M y party spent the night at Hoy Ozmer s on Pelican ey as his guests ... .... cr ange ... in .t,.h.e evening flight witn about 3 0 000 White Ibis coming in. Over 3 00 Man 01 War B irds settled in for the night. Height of the flight is abo u t 6:30 P.M. Approx 5,000 Br Pelicans, D.C. Cormorants, Louisiana Herons, S nowy Egrets, Little Blue Herons, A nd Am. Egrets xXBXI! also. .... ... ... area SE of Bahamas s potted this afterno on fairly close in s o with w hat rain & squalls there were in the afternoon, I didn't go down the coast. Small craft warnings were u p with locam NE winds making it quite slopny on the outside. Left for Miam i in the even i n g Date .... .... 7.:::-Jn. .. ... 1. .C?..).awyers office in the morning :fux. with Mr. Brookfield to meet Mr. Wakefield, then att ended the hearing in the afternoon, the hearing for extensioi of the Society's a pplication along with Major Bowes Hurricane Edna moving in on the Bahamas late this afternoon. Date .... .... .... ... Hurricane Edna still off of M i Didn l t go do w n the coast. Wanted to make sur e the storm moved far up the coast enough so wouldn t swing back (Use additional sheet to ttvoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. S A NCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ...... ... R.<>.9.K .............................. ........................... .... ................... STA TE.. ........... I NCLUSIVE DATES ..... .... ............................................. ..................... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and miuutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchas e d or take n ahoard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p e r s o n s m e t with in sanctuary areas or take n along : M enlion any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of b irds o r othe r wildlife; e stimate numhe r s and kinds of birds observe d a t r o o sting, feeding or n esting concentrations Date ... ..... 9 :::: ... ... ... ... ... i n t h e afternoon. No boa t s around the fooC a'.ICllOUgh a half dozen or so pompanp boats were o t i n the gulf for some netting after dark. Abou t 25, 000 11hite Ibis this evening. uver 300 Man 01 War birds roosted also. At the roost 1or the night. Date ... S.e..Pt. .... .... .le..f.t .... t.he. .... r.Q9st in good shape this morning. L:>ome showers to-day. Gruisod over to Pavillion K ey and checked on migrants The flight this evening was under avera e with maybe a it .le more than 20,000 Ibis. Pompano boats exwere around to-night ut off shore. A t the roost for t e night. Date ........ Se.p.t ... ... A t ..... the ... .r.a.ost. ... in t e morning. A few outboard cruisers in the area to day, fishing. Little change in the evening flight, with about 20,000 uhite Ibis roosting, along with 300 o r so Man 01 War Birds. Date ..... ..... :l:.?.:: ... .1?..C?.\!P..... ... .... the afternoon with Mr. & Mrs. Paul Byers and their two children. I u sually take the Byers family out for a da y in the late summer for my boat is tied up near their home when I'm in town. 'l'hey s Drt of keep an eye on it. air flight this evening with about 20, 000 hite Ibis. Date ... ...... .. .... ..... 1:-.9. move out of my old apartment in Cocon u t Grove so spent the day packing thing s and cleaning u p the place. I n Miami for the night. Date .... .... and d own the c oast. 20 000 White Ibi s roosting. I Little change in the flight with about Datc ..... S e.pt ... ..... dur..j ng morning and at Duct Rock in afternoon. NE flyway dro ped off a littl e and a pprox. 15 000 White Ibis roosted. (Use additiomll sheet to avoid crowdbig)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ........ ... .... g:r,i,g ___ .................... .................. STATE ......... ____ ................. ....... ....................... ............. INCLUSIVE DATES .... Ma.Y,. .... 4. .... t O .... ..... 7., ...... lQ.P..5. . .... NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take u aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds obs erY e d at. roosting, f eeding or nesting concentrations. Date ...... .... .... ................ ............... ...... 9 : 10 AM departed Tavernier on boat Audubonii with Charles Brookfield for Everglades and Duck Rock Sea choppy and strong winds from the N w and N E Arrived at Everglades about 7 :30 PM, we were met by Hank Bennett. After supper Charlie caught the 9 :15 Bus for Miami, Hank stayed with friends and I stayed on the "Audubon" Date ....... MgY. ... P..1 ... ....................................... Hank showed me around Everglades and where to get supplies. Had Roy Braman tune up engine on the Audubon ( the charge for this was $2 00 which Hank paid for. ) Departed E glades about 2 : 30 PM for Duck Rock, with Hank showing me the route through% Sandfly Pass. W e stopped off at Pelican Key to see Roy Ozmer Arrived at D Rock at 4:00 PM. While we were having supper and old friend of Hanks from years past stopped by to see him, they were Mr. Tom & Mrs. (the new one) N ables. Birds that came into D R to Roost were 35 White Ibis, 14 Man0-War, about 150 Louisiana Heron, a few Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Pelicans Cormorants. There is some nesting activity on the island, mostly Brown Pelicans, Cormorants, Louisiana Heron. Hank thinks the reason for so few birds is the dry weather. Weather fair and clear. Tied up at D R for the night. Purchased 73 5/10 gal Gas ($24 .98), l galv. can 10 gals, l flashlight and 5 batter ( $ 6 .74). Date ...... .... .9..1 .... ............................. ............... Dep. D R for Eglades, Coleman stove on the btnn one burner out and the other on tlie way Ordered parts will arrive in about two weeks Dep. Por D R and arrived there about 4 : 00 PM. Birds that came into roost tom i ght were 31 White Ibis, 34 Man-0War, about 200 Louisiana Heron, Cormorants, Snowy & Amer. E grets and Brown Pelicans. 2 Spoonbill flew over but stop. Tied up at D R for the night. Date ...... .... 7.,, ..... l .9Q.S. ............ ....................... ......... 6 ; 00 AM 6 spoonbill leaving D Rock 30 or 40 Spoon-bill feeding in cove N N W of D Rock Took the route around PJ'avilJion Key to E glades to drop Hank off. Departed for D Rock (this was my first trip alone, did not have any trouble finding my way Birds that came in tonight were 52 White Ibis, 2 Spoonbill, 37 Man-0War, about 150 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Cormorants and B Pelicans. A Bald E gale was on the Rock and 6 Spoonbill came over but did not stop. There are a couple of gray king birds hanging around the the .. The. outi>oardMatorama from Ft. to Shark River passed today, about 25 or 30 boats. Tied up at D R ock for the night; Date ............ ....... ... .............. .................. ........................................ .. Each warden sign or initial here: ( Use additional to avoid crowd lng)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY ( 1 ) Duck Rock and Area STATE Florida or g e n e 1a are a ............................................................... .................................................. ........ .. .. .. .......................................... .................................................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ....... ..... ?. :J:i.9. .... ..... .t ...... l.l..9. ...... NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line oil or parts purchas e d or take n aLoard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p e r sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds obs e r v e d at r oo sting, feeding or nesting concen trations. Date ..... ..... e.., ..... lQoP. ................................... At D Rock all day cleaning up the Audubon should have been filling cracks and holes around hatch. Birds that came in tonight were 104 White Ibis, 50 Man0 War, l Gt Blue Heron, 6 Spoonbill, 1 Gt White Heron, and about 375 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer Egrets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants, and B Pelicais. 9 White Ibis made two passes over the island, one from the North and one from the East, then headed north did not return. 2 Snowy Egrets flying with necks extended, doesn' t agree with Peterson. Sprunt does not have any thing to say about thi s in Florida Bird Life. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ........ Ma.:v. ..... 9 .. ..... 19. 5 5 ........... ............................... Departed D Rock for Eglades, got lost in sandfly pass for about a 1/2 hE>ur. didnot have any more trouble getting to Eglades. C-aught the 1 :10 PM bus for Miami to pick u and battery. Spent the night in Miami Weather fair and cl Date ....... ..... l0 .t ...... i$. .9.9...................................... Departed Miami on the 8 : 15 RM bus arriving in Eglades 12:30 PM. Departed for D Rock after checking mail nad getting supplies. Birds that came in tonight were 129 White Ibis, 50 about 400 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants and B Pelicans. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ....... M ay: .... lll.,. .... 19.5.5 ....................................... At D Rock all day except for a rum over to Pravillion Key to practice dockiU-g Birds that came in tonight were 129 White Ibis, 120 Man0 War, 2 Ospreys, about 450 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants and B Pelicans, also 13 Spoonbill and 2 gray king birds. Weather -winds shifted from the N w to the s E looks like a squall coming up. No rain. At sunset 24 Spoonbill left D R heading N N W X Tied up at D Rock for the night. Date ....... MgY. ..... ...... l9. .Q5. ........................................ At D Rock all day, didnot do very much of anything. Birds that came in tonight were 184 White Ibis, 26 Spoonbill, 4 Gray king birds, l Osprey, 25 Man-0 War about 500 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants and B Pelicans. 13 White Ibis came in during the day(these are not inclUElad in the total above. About 15 Spoonbil] feeding in the cove N N W of D Rock Tied up at D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ....... M.g.Y. ..... l.P.. ...... ........................................ 7 :45 AM 20 Spoonbill. feed ing on bar on s E tip of D Rock Departed for Eglades. Stayed in Eglades over night. (Use additional sheet to
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY ( or general are a) ............... ..... .. .... ........... S1,ATE .............. ..................... ........................... ............... INCLUSIVE DATES ..... .... !?. ... :f:;.9. ... ..... ... .. 0ont' d NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of hirds observed at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations Date ....... Mt:i:Y. .. ... ... ..................... Finish e d getting supplies and departed for D Rock arriving t here about 3:45 PM. Birds that came in tonight were 211 White Ibis, 6 Spoonbill, 26 Man-0-War, 4 Gray King Birds, 1 Gt Blue Heron, about 800 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. E grets, Little Blue Heron, Cor morants and B Pelicans. 17 Spoonbill took off at sunset possibly to feed as the tide was going out. 58 3/10 Gal of gas ( $ 19 81) also 2 qts o f paint ( $ 5 00) Weather fair and clear. Tied u p at D. Rock for the night. Date ............................................................................................... .. Date .......... ............................................................... ........................ Dute .............................. ........ ... ..... ...... .............................. ................ Date .... ........ ........................................... ......................................... .. Date ................................... .............................................................. .. Date ............................................................................................... ... Each warden sign or here: ( V se adclitional sheet to a.voUl crowding)

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ..... .... P.'IJ:C.k ... .R.9. Q .k. .... ... ............................ ....... ... S T ATE ......... F..l.o:r..ida .................. ....... ............. ................................. I NCLUSIVE DATES .... .. MgY. .... l... R .... :f:i.9. ..... .... ?..l., ..... ... NOTE: R eport w e a ther conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along. M ention any unusual happening s ; any disturbance of bird or othe r wildlife ; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of hirds observe d a t r o o s t i n g, fe eding or n esting co ucentr a Lion s Date .... J.+.9, ..... lQ 99 ... ......... .... ................ 8 :30 AM 1 Spoonbill, 1 Osprey, 3 Anhings came in at D. Rock About 9:00 46 w Ibis left the island Heading north, 20 more w Ibis left D Rock at 10:20 AM. At D Rock all day. There was a large increase i White Ibis tonight almost 6 times more than on the 14th. Bir a came in to-night were 1,ooo White Ibis, about 200 Man-0-War, 40 Spoonbill, 3 Gt Blue Heron, about 600 Louis ana :r!ero Snowy & Amer. Egrets, Lftfle Blue Heron, Cormorants, and B Pelicans. Tied up At D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ...... .... l...9., ..... ..................................... ... 6 :15AM 20 Spoonbill feeding on S E. tip of D. Rock also 12 more came in. Went into Eglades to get supplies and returned to D Rock about 4:15PM. Birds that came in tonight were 2 000 White Ibis, 100 to 125 Man0-War, nbill, 2 Gt Blue Heron, 1 Gray king frd, about 700 Louisiana Heron, nowy & Amer Egrets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants and B Pelicans. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ... ... l .7, ...... l.Q.5.5. ............. .............. ............ Departed D Rock for Eglades, just behind Rabbit Key two people in a small boat waved me down. Their boat had borken down an they had been there all night. Took them down to M orman Key. They were Mrs. J L Lopez and her brother, she is the wife of one of the local fisherman. Started a ain for Eglades Caught the 1:10 PM bus for Miami. Stayed overnight in Miami Date ...... May .... 1 8 ...... 19. 5.5 .................... ............ : ...... Returned to Eglades at 3 :45 PM and departed for D Rock There was a spring tide and I _.sot stuck in the mud twice. The second time was just about a quarter of a mile fr. D Rock and I had to wait for the tide to come in. Tried to count the birds from there the w Ibis only. StilJL about 2,000. Got to D Rock after dark. Tied up for the night. Weather fair and clear. Date ....... .... .... .. P.P. ........... ................. ............ At D Rock all dary. It started raining and is still raining. of the boat leaks. everythi et. Another squall around 4:00 PM winds from s up o 25 or 30 MPH. Squall disturbed the Ma.n-0-War and about 200 rose from the island, then settled down again. Birds that came in tonight were 7 00 :tpis, 50 more Man0 War, about 1,500 Louisiana Heron, Snowy & Amer. grets, Little Blue Heron, Cormorants, and B Pelicms. Tied up at D Rock for the night. .. were 00 w Ibis, 96 Man-0-War, 2 Spoonbill, 2 Gray king birds, about 1,500 Louis ana eron, Snowy & Amer Egrets, Little Blue, Cormorants, and B Pelicans. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Weather fair and clear ...................... 11 ... 1 ......... 111. .. t.1 .. a:,1 .......................... additional she e t to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. S A NCTUARY (or g e n eral are a ) ...... ... R99lc. .. ... ............................. STATE. ....... ............................... .. ........................... .. I NCLUSIVE D ATES .... ...... ........ ......... t..O. .......... ..... 2.6..,. ..... 1955 NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours anrl minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchas e d or take n aboard; numbe r s and name s of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds obs e rved at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Dat.e .... M?.:Y. ..... ?..?.. 1 ..... .......... Worked with Art Eif er in Eglades, and some work on the Audubon So late I stayed in Eglades over night. D a t e ......... ... ..... .... l.$9 9 ....... ....................... Returned to Duck Rock at 5 :30 PM. Birds that came into roost tonight were 10, 000 White Ibis, 200 Man0 War, 1 Gray King Bird, and about 1,500 Louisiana, Little Blue Heron, Snowy & Amer Egrets, Cormorants and B Pelicans. Weather cloudy with winds up to 15 MPH from the s w Tied up at Duck Rock for the night. ........ ........ ...... .. a1'i "2fo.; Est iii Louisiana Heron and B Pelicans bringing in nesting Also there are a 1 female and 1 male, am not 1.e-iE Birds that ___ came in to roost tonight were 3 000 Whi-Ge "It:>!s, 9'7 :fa.n.;.tr;.;.. War, 1 Osprey, and 5 Gray King Birds. 72 B Pelicans came in also, but no spoonbills. Weather Fair and Clear. Tie d up at D Rock for the night. Date .. .. ....... ......... 2.5.,. .. ... 1.9.. 5 .5. ................................ 6 :OO AM 50 Spoonbill feeding on S E tip of D Rock 4 Spoonbill came in at l :ooPM M r Weeks a fisherman stopped by on his way to Eglades. Squalls this evening with winds up to 20MPH,but no rain at D Rock Ca t q ?J;Q..e, .. .s.e-e .. Birds that came into roost tonight were 15,000 White Ibis, 150 Man0 -War, Louisiana Heron dropped off some rest of the birds about the same Most of the birds came in on the N & N w flyway. Tied up ai.t D Rock for the night. Date ......... Mgy ......... 2 6 .......... 1.9..5. 5 ....... .. ................... 6 :OO AM 30 spoonbill feeding on S E tip of D Rock Went into Eglades for paint & gas (69 8/10 gal $23 .73 and 2qts paint $5 00) Returned to D Rock at 4;30 PM. Birds that came into roost were Ib s 1 Gt Blue Heron, 39 Man-0-War, about 1,500 Louisiana, Little Blue Heron Snowy & Amer Egrets, Cormorants and B Pelicans. Saw 4 w Ibis that just came out of the nest. Birds came in on the N & N w flyway. Weather fair & clear. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Date .. ........ M..Y. ..... 2 7 .. ...... 19..5.5 ..................................... 6 :O>O> AM 15 spoonbill feeding on s E tip of D Rock At D Rock all day, didn' t f eel togood. Birds that came into roost wer e 15, 000 w Ibis, 110 Man0 War 30 Spoonbill, 4 Gt Blue Heron and 90 Ame r Egret s About the same number of Louisiana, Little Blue Heron, Snowy Egrets, Cormorants and B Pelicans as last night. 2 Gray King Birds still around. Most o f the White Ibis came in from the N w Weather Fair and Clear. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Date .......... ..... ? .. $. ........ .. Q ..................................... Dave Lopez stopped by ai.t 3:15 AM to thank me for tkaing his wife and her brot down t o M orman Key. At. D Rock all day. B irds that came into roost were 15,500 w Ibis, 2 7 Sp oonbill, 74 M 0 W rest of the birds a bout the same Weath e r Fai and clear Each warden sign or initial here: ..................... .................

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g eneral are a ) ...... P..lJ.G.k ... BOGk .......... .... .. ....... STATE F ......... .......... ....... ................ ............ ........ INCLUSIVE DATES ...... .... ?..!?. .... t..9 ...... .J.'IJ.P.& .. .. i .t ...... l..$.J5.. P ... NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hirfl s observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ........ MgY. ...... ... .. .. .. ... ........ ........ 6 ;55 AM 15 Spoonbill in bush on S E tip of D Rock Went into Eglades to help Art Eifer with his boat. Stayed overnite, (caught the P M Bus for Miami) i n Miami. Date .......... ... Q Q .,. ...... l.9..P..P. .... ................. Returned to Eglades at 3 :.30 PM and went down to 37 Man0-War, 7 D Rock Birds that came into roost were 15,000 w Ibis, Spoonbill, and 1 Anhinga. Still about the same with the the exception of the B Pelicans only counted 6 Weather Most of the are coming in on the N., N w ands. E D Rock for the nighto other birds with cloudy, but no rain. flyway. Tied up at Date .......... ... 3..l. .... 1 .9..5..5 ................ ............. At. D Rock all day. About 200 M -0-W rose from the island twice today. Birds that came into roost were 15,000 w Ibis, 62 Man 0-War, 1 Osprey, 1 Gt. Blue Heron. Did not bother to check the other birds. eather fair and clear. Tied up at D Rock for the night. Date ... ........ J.p,e. .... 1 .,, ..... ......... ...... ................ At D Rock all day, did little work on the boat. 3:30PM had a bad squall from the S E changing to the North. Had rain, hail, and winds up to 30 MPH. Storm over at 4:30 PM. About !50 Man-0-War and 5 Spoonbill left the island during the storm. Birds that came into roost were 15,000 w Ibis, 160 Man-0-War, 3 Spoonbill, 2 Gt Blue Heron and 2 King Birds. Weather Cloudy. Birds comi in q N & N w flyway. Tied up at D Rock for the night. (See ..,.attachecr sheet"' .. ,.,.,,.,,_ .... ,.,.,. ..... ,...,,.,,.., ... ._,, ....... ..,.,. .. DJJte ........... J..une. 2:, .... 1 .9.J?. t ..... h ....... ..... ............ Went tintgho Etglades for supplies. Hank was tphere d ana we t al! over W.1..1.t:\ appened las ni Returned to D Rock at 4:30 M Bir s that came to roost were 17 000 29 about 150 already on island. Kept lookout for o<5'f s n the area, none appeared. Weather fair and clear. Tied up at D. Rock for the night. Date ............ .... ., ..... ..................... ................ At D. Rock all day. Birds that came into roost 2 O O 39 Man-0-War, 1 Gt Blue Heron. A boat ... River M.> .. .... 9 aigbt"'"'o! .. ... ,+ am no sure. de, g.t .. Weather fair and vlear. Tied up at oc for the night. Date ............ J..\ID.e. ..... 4 .,. .... l.9..P.. a ............... ........ into Eglades for suppl and returned to D Rock Birds that came into roos were '31 44 M-0-W, 3 Gt. Blue Heron and 2,000 L & Little Blue Heron, Snowy & Amer Egrets, Cormorants and B Pelicans. Weather Fair ilnd Clear. Tied up at D crowding) were m but

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hirds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. .... ......... ad rl/, J;,..: .I / .... V se additional sheet to cvoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling amount of aso line, oil or. purchased or taken aboard; and names of boats met wlth; names of" per sons met with m sanctuary areas or taken along. M e n hon any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or wildlife; e stimate numbers and kiwis of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrat10ns. ( se aclditloruil to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY (or g e neral are a ) ............ ... ......... STATE.. ...... ................. ......................................... ...... .. INCLUSIVE D ATES ....... ... .2.(/J ....... /i, .... &-3 / 1 o-C>-NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or p arts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of p er sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Each warden .Jign or initial here: -

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. ..._

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y .. ... ....... ........... STATE. ... ............ ... ... -NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; munhers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of hirds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S, WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; umnbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, fe eding or nesting concentrations. Date...... . /.J'; ............................ Each zvarden sign or initial here: ........ ..p ..... .... ........... ...................... .......................

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY (or g eneral e a ) ........ ..... ........................ ..... STATE. ........... ............ .......................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES... ...... ... ,;'J,,..fl. ... l:& ... ..... JA>.L.Pi.Ju -1000 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patro ed; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are as or taken along. :Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kincl s of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga s o line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. M ention any unusual happeninge ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roos ting, feeding or nesting concentrations Each warden s ign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY {or genera area) ..... df:A. ... 4'%J. ... ........ ........................ STATE.. ......... ........... ..... ............................... ...... INCLUSIVE DATES... ... .7..zt.. . NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds obse rv e d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. ? ) 0 --Dat e .. Date ....... .... .. / 9.s::.0-:. ......................... Each warden sign or initial here: ( Use additional aheet to (W

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM. NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. ........ .. m ........... ........... m .............................. m .. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S. WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats m e t with; names of persons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g eneral are a ). .... ... .. ... .... ..... ....... ................. ........ STATE. ......... g ... ...................... ....... ..................... ............... DATES .. .rtf.. / 9..,;-D / NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of ga so line, oil or parts purchase
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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fiflh Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbers and kinds of hit-d s observe d at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ... -? ../9.o'." .:'.:: ....... ........ ... ............. .... .. ;z:: A..-J 'lf-0-o

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling; amount of gas o line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or take n along. M ention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons m e t with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; estimate numbers and kinds of birds obse n e d at roosting, feeding or nesting conccntr a tio ne.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gas o Hne, oil or parts purchai;;ed or take n aboard; numl1 e r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p e r sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along. M ention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of binls observe d at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S: WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY NOTE: R eport weathe r conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchas e d or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p er sons m e t with in are a s or take n along Mention any unusual happenings ; any disturbance of birds or othe r wildlife ; estimate numbe r s and kinds of birds obse rved at roosting, feeding or n esting concentrations Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral a I NCLUSIVE DATES ............ .. N OTE: R eport weather conditions ; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes s p ent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchased. or take n aboard; numbe r s and names of boats m e t with; names of p e r sons m e t with in sanctuary are a s or taken along M ention any unusual happenings; any di sturbance of birds or othe r wildlife; e stimate numbe r s and kinds of birds observe d at roosting, fe eding or n esting concentrations Date ............................ ..................................................................... Date ............. ............................... .... ....................... ................... .... Date ........................................ ................... ... ... ........ ........ .............. Date .............................. ................ ................ ................................. Date .... ........ ........... .................. ..................................... -............ Date ....... ........ ................ .... ........ .... .... .................... ........ Each warden sign or initial here: (Use additional sheet to avoid crotcding}