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Isis Erb <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 18:50:04 -0500
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Would love to hear the answer as well!

Thanks,
Isis

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Justin Lawson <[log in to unmask]>
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> Hey Tyler. we are headed up to Montreal for the weekend and was going to
> stop at Refuge Faunique
> Marguerite D'youville. can you give me a basic rundown of what to expect.
> looks as though there are no roads to drive around the park. i assume its
> walking. Best route to take for the owls? parking and payment? thanks man!
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:39 PM Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi VT Birders,
> >
> > Though this isn't Vermont, it is nearby and still of relevance to Vermont
> > birders. It is an irruption year for Great Gray Owls and several can be
> > found in and around Montreal right now. Given the close proximity to the
> > border, it might be wise for everyone to give those Barred Owls a second
> > look this winter.
> >
> > I spent this morning birding at a location called Refuge Faunique
> > Marguerite D'youville where several Great Gray Owls have been recently
> > reported. In just 3 hours of birding, I was able to observe 3 different
> > Great Grays. I thought Vermont birders might be interested in knowing
> about
> > this great location that is so close by, if you hadn't already heard of
> the
> > Great Gray Owl influx over the last 2 or 3 weeks.
> >
> > Here are a few photos from my time there this morning, in case you needed
> > some extra motivation to get across the border.
> >
> > https://www.flickr.com/photos/106350684@N05/with/32570347771/
> >
> > Good luck if you try for them!
> >
> > Tyler Pockette
> > Middlebury
> >
> --
> Justin Lawson
> Worcester, MA
>

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