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Patrick Phillips <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:50:46 -0500
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I was fortunate enough to just be doing my Sunday running when I came upon Jim and he let me check out the pair with his scope.
What a great sight and surprise.  Never thought that I'd see Harlequins on a Sunday run.  Thanks Jim!
Pat Phillips

> Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:26:10 -0500> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: [VTBIRD] Harlequins @ Shelburne Point> To: [log in to unmask]> > Hello Birders,> > I was at Shelburne Point at 10:50am. There were 2 Harlequins on the south > side of the cove, and they were in close. The lighting wasn't great until they > swam across the cove and ended up on the north side. I got really good looks > at them, and watched them until 11:23am. On my way home, I phoned T. > Murin to tell him what I had seen. I knew that one of them was an adult > drake. The other one was less obvious to me. I described to him what I had > seen and he told me that this description fits a first winter male. Thank you > Ted, for the help with this. > > Enjoy Birds,> > Jim Mead
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