There was a Peregrine at the Dead Creek viewing area when I was there two weeks ago.
On Nov 19, 2011, at 9:07 PM, Tom Jiamachello wrote:
> I took two friends to do some winter birding today. My friends Dan and Marie-
> Louise Couture and I were treated to some great hawks in the Dead Creek and
> Addison general area. We saw six Harriers and 2 red-tails. We were watching a
> male adult Northern Harrier on the ground on a kill through my scope and were
> amazed that we could see the bright yellow eye on the bird when we saw
> another bird glide in to perch on a tree near us. It took a minute to register but
> it was an adult Peregrine Falcon. We kept walking the scope forward and got
> within 300 of the bird. We watched the bird for a good ten minutes. What a
> The side road where we parked was right across the road from the house at
> 2439 Jersey Street South. We parked about 50 feet down that field road.
> Does anyone know of a sighting for a Peregrine Falcon this late? We thought
> perhaps this one might have come from nearby Snake Mountain.
> Tom Jiamachello
> Essex Junction