Ditto on the falcon--- was there until 11:30 or so.
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> On Dec 13, 2014, at 10:07 AM, Larry Clarfeld <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I was searching for the Prairie Falcon from dawn until 9 a.m. without luck.
> There was only one other birder there during that time, and there is a lot
> of good habitat, so hopefully others will have more luck later!
> There were a ton of geese moving south this morning, too, mostly close to
> the lake. At the intersection of RT 17 and Jersey St. I had a loose flock
> of ~1500 Snow Geese fly over at around 8:15. From Otter Creek Rd I could
> see distant flocks moving along the lake, but most were too far to
> Other highlights included Snow Buntings and Hornked Larks all over the
> place. A flock of ~200 Snow Buntings on Gage Rd contained at least 1
> Lapland Longspur mixed in.
> Good Birding,
> Larry Clarfeld
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> Youth Birding Coordinator
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