Thanks alot, Dick. I'll let you know if I'm successful.
Quoting Dottie Lavallee <[log in to unmask]>:
> Take 207 North out of Highgate Center. Several miles up, the road makes a
> sharp right turn towards Morses Line Rd (Rte 238).
> As you make this right turn on 207, you will pass a small barn on the
> right. Occasionally, some Uplands are before you get to the barn as well
> as just past the barn. Check those fields. There are no other dwellings
> etc on the right of the road. The first buildings you come up to on the
> left are the Bouchard Farm, identified by a large sign out front. Go past
> the farm, and there are some nice grassy fields on the right. That's where
> all the birds were yesterday. Very easy to find as the grass is very
> short. The whole farm seems to be a haven for Uplands. Last summer we
> found them on both sides of the road, but primarily on the right (south)
> side of the road. If you continue on 207 for another quarter or half mile,
> you come up to Morses Line Rd. Turn around and go back towards the farm.
> Hope this helps.
> As for Grasshopper Sparrows, I've never really checked that area for them,
> but as long as you are up this way, the Highgate Airport off Rte 78 is
> perhaps the best place around to find them.
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Gregory R. Askew <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Date: 4/27/2005 6:10:44 PM
> > Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Upland Sandpipers
> > Dick,
> > Is Morse's line Rd. north of Highgate center on 207? I'd love to get up
> there to
> > see them (I'm sure I'm not alone). It'll be a lifer for me. Also, any
> word on
> > grasshopper sparrows up there? When might we expect their return?
> > Thanks,
> > Greg
> > Quoting Dottie Lavallee <[log in to unmask]>:
> > > We found three pairs of Upland Sandpipers today on the Bouchard Farm on
> > > 207 in Highgate, perhaps a half mile from Morse's Line Rd.
> > > This is the same area where we found a bonanza of Uplands w/young last
> > > summer. Apparently, they like this place. It's really an ideal time to
> > > observe them as the grass is short, and they are very vocal.
> > >
> > > Dick Lavallee
> > >
> > >
> > > Dottie Lavallee
> > > [log in to unmask]
> > > Why Wait? Move to EarthLink.
> > >
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