>From Frank Mantlik 5/26 Stratford, Short Beach Park, 5:30 pm (dead low tide) - On sand flats of Housatonic River, one banded RED KNOT with orange leg flag on left tibia. Also 18 Black-bellied Plovers, 2 Am. Oystercatchers, 65 Herring Gulls, and lots of wading hot human bathers. (90 degrees today). Surprisingly no terns seen.