Sounds perfect for a Vesper - and glad you saw the heron!
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From: "JoAnn Lafayette" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 1:05 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Tri-colored heron
> My apologies to the list for writing to Michel and sending it out to
> everyone. Will I ever learn not to hit the reply button? Sorry.
> The tri-colored heron was still at Dead Creek today, Sunday, around
> 11:30, fishing in the same area described on Friday.
> Two immature eagles were walking along a log off the big parking lot at
> the end of Brilyea Access road.
> There was a sparrow sitting in the road not far from where I parked for
> the heron. He had white outer tail feathers, was very wet, sunning
> himself and occasionally rubbing his body around in the dirt. Streaky
> with a white eye ring. The only sparrow that looked right was a vesper
> sparrow. Is that possible? Had no camera with me.
> Jo Ann Lafayette Burlington