All three birds were just now seen in a little marshy area .5-.6 miles east
of Hill Rd.
And thanks to Charlotte Bill for being on site and pointing me in the right
visiting Connecticut birder
On Thursday, August 2, 2012, Charlotte Bill wrote:
> Than you Dorothy!!!
> The cranes are 0.4 miles east of Hill Road on Rte 36 in Fairfield. They
> are working along far edge of newly mown field. Appear to be 2 adults in
> typical summer plumage and one immature bird, though whether this year's or
> last year's colt I do not have enough experience to say.
> Not a safe place to stop on Rte 36 but there is a place to get well off
> the traveled lanes near the big red empty hay wagon in the field.
> Charlotte Bill
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> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 07:52:48
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Sandhills cranes fairfield
> Three cranes this morning in a newly mown hayfield in Fairfield on Rt 36
> east of Fairfield swamp.
> Dorothy A.
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