With apologies to both S.M's., it would seem I am getting my initials
mixed up and my note should have referenced the gyrfalcon sighting by
Terry Wright wrote:
> At the UVM Miller research station there was a raptor perched in a
> tree across from the entrance, at about 10 AM. (Pigeons abound
> there.) It is either a gray morph gyrfalcon or a very large
> peregrine. I didn't have my binocs nor scope but in flight the wings
> looked broad and more rounded than peregrine. This bird is
> definitely larger than the many American crows nearby (and I'd expect
> peregrine to be about the same size.) Also noting Steve Mirick's
> earlier posting of a gray-morph gyrfalcon, I think this bird may be
> one and the same.
> If anyone else observes this bird, please post your observations!
> Good birding,