Sounds like a blizzard no matter how they're counted.
Patti Haynes, sent from my iPod
On Nov 2, 2011, at 8:26 AM, Ronald Payne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Oh great! What did I win?
> Ron Payne
> Middlebury, VT
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2011 22:42:50 -0400, "Ian A. Worley" wrote:
> Today (Nov, 1) I flew over the pond viewable from the Dead Creek WMA
>> viewing station in order to photograph the flock of Snow Geese (plus a couple of Ross's Geese and a Greater White-fronted Goose). One of the photos is posted on the Vermont eBird Pool.
>> I hand-counted the number of birds in the photo and came up with a total of 4641 birds. The most common estimate of the flock made by several viewers on the ground this past weekend was 5000. Ron Payne, with a posting of 4500, was closest to 4641.