VTBIRD Archives

February 2017

VTBIRD@LIST.UVM.EDU

Options: Use Proportional Font
Show HTML Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Subject:
From:
Starr Decoys <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Date:
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:19:45 -0500
Content-Type:
text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (87 lines)
A group of three of us from the Middlebury area headed up to Refuge 
Faunique Marguerite D'Youville yesterday.  We had great views of three 
Great Grays and ended our morning feeding chickadees on our hands with 
seed sold at the visitor center.

On 2/4/2017 12:01 AM, VTBIRD automatic digest system wrote:
> There are 3 messages totaling 140 lines in this issue.
>
> Topics of the day:
>
>    1. Extralimital but relevant; Great Gray Owls- Montreal (3)
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 3 Feb 2017 19:39:28 -0500
> From:    Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Extralimital but relevant; Great Gray Owls- Montreal
>
> Hi VT Birders,
>
> Though this isn't Vermont, it is nearby and still of relevance to Vermont
> birders. It is an irruption year for Great Gray Owls and several can be
> found in and around Montreal right now. Given the close proximity to the
> border, it might be wise for everyone to give those Barred Owls a second
> look this winter.
>
> I spent this morning birding at a location called Refuge Faunique
> Marguerite D'youville where several Great Gray Owls have been recently
> reported. In just 3 hours of birding, I was able to observe 3 different
> Great Grays. I thought Vermont birders might be interested in knowing about
> this great location that is so close by, if you hadn't already heard of the
> Great Gray Owl influx over the last 2 or 3 weeks.
>
> Here are a few photos from my time there this morning, in case you needed
> some extra motivation to get across the border.
>
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/106350684@N05/with/32570347771/
>
> Good luck if you try for them!
>
> Tyler Pockette
> Middlebury
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 3 Feb 2017 21:01:19 -0500
> From:    Richard Guthrie <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Extralimital but relevant; Great Gray Owls- Montreal
>
> One or even possibility two Great-grays are reported from St. Lawrence
> County, New York, and at least one from Maine.
>
> They're knocking at the door.
>
> Rich Guthrie
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi VT Birders,
>>
>> Though this isn't Vermont, it is nearby and still of relevance to Vermont
>> birders. It is an irruption year for Great Gray Owls and several can be
>> found in and around Montreal right now. Given the close proximity to the
>> border, it might be wise for everyone to give those Barred Owls a second
>> look this winter.
>>
>> I spent this morning birding at a location called Refuge Faunique
>> Marguerite D'youville where several Great Gray Owls have been recently
>> reported. In just 3 hours of birding, I was able to observe 3 different
>> Great Grays. I thought Vermont birders might be interested in knowing about
>> this great location that is so close by, if you hadn't already heard of the
>> Great Gray Owl influx over the last 2 or 3 weeks.
>>
>> Here are a few photos from my time there this morning, in case you needed
>> some extra motivation to get across the border.
>>
>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/106350684@N05/with/32570347771/
>>
>> Good luck if you try for them!
>>
>> Tyler Pockette
>> Middlebury
>>
>
>

ATOM RSS1 RSS2