Brilliant! Was the gull feeding over near the shanties? Ted Murin and I were
speculating whether it would be so bold as to forage for fish scraps and
leftover bait with the fishermen nearby...certainly not as intimidating as a
On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Brendan Collins <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Ivory Gull present on the south side of the Rouse's Point bridge, Vermont
> side, at 1pm. Located along edge of ice before flying toward Ice fishermen
> and shanties to the East.
> Adult bird, clean snow white plumage, black eye and legs, bluish base to
> the bill with orangish tip.
> Observed by several excited birders from the side of rt 2/11 and closer
> views on the ice!
> Brendan Collins
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