Okay now I can really cry, I was there at 1:00 pm and the only thing with
feathers was a Red-tailed Hawk!! I should have stayed an watched the Snowy's
a wee longer before checking out Gage RD. But all and all a great first day
birding, cold but sun and no wind.
From: "Alison Wagner" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, January 02, 2014 6:28 AM
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] POSSIBLE prairie falcon gage rd.
> story of your life, Girlfriend!
> Now go and refind that bird.....dare ya!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sue Wetmore
> Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 5:01 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] POSSIBLE prairie falcon gage rd.
> I was at the right place but the wrong time! Darn it all.
> Sue Wetmore
> TestSent from my iPod
> On Jan 1, 2014, at 4:58 PM, Larry Clarfeld <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Fantastic find and photo! I was at Gage Rd around 11 a.m. and saw the
>> Peregrines. One of them had recently caught a meal and was feeding in
>> field while the other perched nearby.
>> On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Tyler Pockette
>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>> Ted Murin, Kaylee Pollander and myself have been looking at a good
>>> candidate for prairie falcon on gage rd. The falcon has very obvious
>>> axillaries in flight contrasting with light undersides and belly, fairly
>>> light brown back, and slightly smaller in size when it flew next to two
>>> peregrines as the three chased an encroaching eagle. The bird has not
>>> seen since it tangled with the eagle (10 minutes ago) but we are very
>>> hungry and heading for food quickly. Will continue searching shortly.
>>> Tyler pockette
>> Larry Clarfeld
>> Environmental Educator
>> Youth Birding Coordinator
>> North Branch Nature Center
>> 713 Elm St.
>> Montpelier, VT 05602
>> (802) 229-6206
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