I wasnt aware of a shearwater in VT after Irene. Any info on this sighting?
On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:18:12 +0000, "William H. Barnard" wrote:
Wondered why I was not getting any emails from the list. Discovered
that I had gone "nomail" months ago.
> A person who lives on the west slope of the Northfield Mt. range in
> Northfield just called me regarding a bird he saw for about 15
> seconds. Very long narrow tapering wings. Long in proportion to body.
> White breast.
> This person used to do hawkwatchs with me and would know an osprey.
> He said he thought wing length was longer that osprey or eagle but
> admitted he had no way to gauge that. I recall that a shearwater was
> seen after Irene. Any ideas?
> Bill Barnard
> Northfield, VT 05663