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We were in Refuge Faunique
Marguerite D'Youville today and saw the three owls.

Ron Wild
Montpelier.

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> There are 18 messages totaling 909 lines in this issue.
>
> Topics of the day:
>
>   1. raptor photos? (11)
>   2. double apology
>   3. Bluebirds
>   4. Great Grays near Montreal? (4)
>   5. First of season TV
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:10:10 -0500
> From:    Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: raptor photos?
>
> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class I’ll be
> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The class
> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our area’s
> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and the
> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
>
> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good Osprey
> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s most
> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the web,
> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have pictures
> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on every
> slide, of course.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:49:39 -0500
> From:    hilke breder <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> High Maeve
> re raptor photos you may scroll through my gallery and see whether anything
> fits. You are welcome to use them!
> Hilke Breder
> www.onejackdaw.com
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class I’ll
> be
> > doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> class
> > is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> area’s
> > resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> > will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> > Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and
> the
> > Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> > Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> >
> > I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> > sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good Osprey
> > pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> > Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> > blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> most
> > common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the web,
> > but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> pictures
> > they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on every
> > slide, of course.
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Maeve Kim
> > Jericho Center
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:34:05 +0000
> From:    Ruth <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> I'm wondering if your talk will include comments about Cattle Egrets.. for
> a few years they were commonly seen in the Champlain Valley, but I have not
> seen them in VT for several years.  Change in agricultural practices?
> Change in the birds' migration patterns?   what?
>
>
> Ruth Stewart
> E. Dorset, VT
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Maeve Kim <
> [log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2017 9:10 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [VTBIRD] raptor photos?
>
> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class I’ll be
> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The class
> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our area’s
> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and the
> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
>
> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good Osprey
> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s most
> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the web,
> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have pictures
> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on every
> slide, of course.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:34:58 -0500
> From:    Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Your photos are wonderful, Hilke! I fell in love with the Burrowing Owls.
>
> I’d love to use a few of your pictures for my presentation: some vultures,
> two Red-shouldered Hawks, two Broad-winged Hawks, and the juvenile
> Red-tailed. They will be such great additions and will help show class
> participants – many of whom are beginners – some of the beauty and majesty
> of Vermont’s raptors.
>
> Thanks so much!
>
> Maeve
>
> On Feb 19, 2017, at 9:49 AM, hilke breder <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > High Maeve
> > re raptor photos you may scroll through my gallery and see whether
> anything
> > fits. You are welcome to use them!
> > Hilke Breder
> > www.onejackdaw.com
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> >> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> >> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> I’ll be
> >> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> class
> >> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> >> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> >> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> area’s
> >> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> >> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> >> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and
> the
> >> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> >> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> >>
> >> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> >> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> Osprey
> >> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> >> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> >> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> most
> >> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> web,
> >> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> pictures
> >> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> every
> >> slide, of course.
> >>
> >> Thank you!
> >>
> >> Maeve Kim
> >> Jericho Center
> >>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:42:13 -0500
> From:    hilke breder <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> I am glad they will be of use to you!
> Hilke
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:34 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Your photos are wonderful, Hilke! I fell in love with the Burrowing Owls.
> >
> > I’d love to use a few of your pictures for my presentation: some
> vultures,
> > two Red-shouldered Hawks, two Broad-winged Hawks, and the juvenile
> > Red-tailed. They will be such great additions and will help show class
> > participants – many of whom are beginners – some of the beauty and
> majesty
> > of Vermont’s raptors.
> >
> > Thanks so much!
> >
> > Maeve
> >
> > On Feb 19, 2017, at 9:49 AM, hilke breder <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > High Maeve
> > > re raptor photos you may scroll through my gallery and see whether
> > anything
> > > fits. You are welcome to use them!
> > > Hilke Breder
> > > www.onejackdaw.com
> > >
> > > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > >> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > >> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> > I’ll be
> > >> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> > class
> > >> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > >> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > >> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> > area’s
> > >> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us.
> There
> > >> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to
> Shelburne
> > >> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project
> and
> > the
> > >> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> > >> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> > >>
> > >> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> > >> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> > Osprey
> > >> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> > >> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a
> few
> > >> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> > most
> > >> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> > web,
> > >> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> > pictures
> > >> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> > every
> > >> slide, of course.
> > >>
> > >> Thank you!
> > >>
> > >> Maeve Kim
> > >> Jericho Center
> > >>
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:02:33 -0500
> From:    Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Hi Maeve.  Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.  You'll
> see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> directly from flick:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
>
> Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class I’ll
> be
> > doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> class
> > is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> area’s
> > resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> > will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> > Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and
> the
> > Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> > Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> >
> > I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> > sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good Osprey
> > pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> > Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> > blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> most
> > common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the web,
> > but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> pictures
> > they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on every
> > slide, of course.
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Maeve Kim
> > Jericho Center
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:42:09 -0500
> From:    Veer Frost <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Dazzling, Mr DeMarte. What a world this is.gratefully, Veer Frost,
> Passumpsic
>
> On February 19, 2017 at 3:03 PM, "Joe DeMarte"  wrote:Hi Maeve.
> Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.
> You'll
> see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> directly from flick:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
>
> Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim  wrote:
>
> > Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in
> a
> > presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a
> class I’ll be
> > doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> class
> > is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”.
> It's about
> > changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> area’s
> > resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us.
> There
> > will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to
> Shelburne
> > Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project
> and the
> > Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at
> Jericho
> > Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> >
> > I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but
> I’m
> > sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> Osprey
> > pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned
> and
> > Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a
> few
> > blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the
> area’s most
> > common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> web,
> > but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> pictures
> > they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s
> name on every
> > slide, of course.
> >
> > Thank you!
> >
> > Maeve Kim
> > Jericho Center
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:17:11 -0500
> From:    Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> I agree with Veer Frost, Joe – DAZZLING! I’d love to use some of your
> photos. I’ll be working more on the new presentation tomorrow afternoon,
> and I’ll definitely let you know which pictures I’ll use.
>
> Your diving duck photos, by the way, really enhanced my program for Green
> Mountain Audubon Society!
>
> Thanks so much - Maeve
>
>
> On Feb 19, 2017, at 3:02 PM, Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hi Maeve.  Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> > photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.  You'll
> > see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> > listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> > 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> > directly from flick:
> > https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
> >
> > Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> >> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> >> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> I’ll be
> >> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> class
> >> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> >> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> >> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> area’s
> >> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us. There
> >> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> >> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and
> the
> >> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> >> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> >>
> >> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> >> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> Osprey
> >> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> >> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> >> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> most
> >> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> web,
> >> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> pictures
> >> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> every
> >> slide, of course.
> >>
> >> Thank you!
> >>
> >> Maeve Kim
> >> Jericho Center
> >>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:22:55 -0500
> From:    Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Thanks so much for both your kind words .... I'm glad to help .... and
> looks forward to meeting you the next time I head up to Burlington .. with
> my camera of course  :-)   Best regards,  Joe
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > I agree with Veer Frost, Joe – DAZZLING! I’d love to use some of your
> > photos. I’ll be working more on the new presentation tomorrow afternoon,
> > and I’ll definitely let you know which pictures I’ll use.
> >
> > Your diving duck photos, by the way, really enhanced my program for Green
> > Mountain Audubon Society!
> >
> > Thanks so much - Maeve
> >
> >
> > On Feb 19, 2017, at 3:02 PM, Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Maeve.  Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> > > photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.
> You'll
> > > see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> > > listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> > > 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> > > directly from flick:
> > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
> > >
> > > Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
> > >
> > > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > >> photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > >> presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> > I’ll be
> > >> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> > class
> > >> is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > >> changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > >> inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> > area’s
> > >> resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us.
> There
> > >> will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to
> Shelburne
> > >> Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project
> and
> > the
> > >> Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> > >> Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> > >>
> > >> I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> > >> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> > Osprey
> > >> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> > >> Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a
> few
> > >> blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> > most
> > >> common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> > web,
> > >> but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> > pictures
> > >> they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> > every
> > >> slide, of course.
> > >>
> > >> Thank you!
> > >>
> > >> Maeve Kim
> > >> Jericho Center
> > >>
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:46:33 -0500
> From:    hilke breder <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Awesome photos, loved the eagle ones and the snowy owl!
> Hilke Breder
> onejackdaw.com
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hi Maeve.  Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> > photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.  You'll
> > see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> > listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> > 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> > directly from flick:
> > https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
> >
> > Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > > photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > > presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> I’ll
> > be
> > > doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> > class
> > > is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > > changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > > inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> > area’s
> > > resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us.
> There
> > > will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to Shelburne
> > > Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project and
> > the
> > > Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at Jericho
> > > Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> > >
> > > I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but I’m
> > > sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> Osprey
> > > pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned and
> > > Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a few
> > > blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the area’s
> > most
> > > common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> web,
> > > but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> > pictures
> > > they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> every
> > > slide, of course.
> > >
> > > Thank you!
> > >
> > > Maeve Kim
> > > Jericho Center
> > >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:09:09 -0500
> From:    Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: double apology
>
> Twice - twice! - I hit reply without thinking and ended up sending mail
> that was intended for one person to the whole listserv. I will be more
> careful!
>
> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:44:08 -0500
> From:    Sarah Fellows <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Bluebirds
>
> Today at 5pm , I noticed a male plump beautiful bluebird on a fence post
> by my house. Then I saw another big fat male on the electric wire at my
> house.They were about 50 feet apart. Both of them swooped down and
> apparently caught things on the surface of the snow .They both left at
> 5:20. Last week was the first winter bluebird at my house. NOW,
> this!!!!!!!!!!
> What is going on?
>
> Amazed in Williston
>
>
> Sally Fellows
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:38:15 -0500
> From:    Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: raptor photos?
>
> Thanks Hilke  :-)
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 4:46 PM, hilke breder <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Awesome photos, loved the eagle ones and the snowy owl!
> > Hilke Breder
> > onejackdaw.com
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Joe DeMarte <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Maeve.  Please, please, please feel free to use any / as many of my
> > > photos as you'd like.  It would be my pleasure and make me proud.
> You'll
> > > see that I have shots of tons of raptors and owls ... all the ones you
> > > listed in your email ... + more.  Here's a link to my online flicker
> > > 'birds' (aka "Natural Beauty") album ... you can easily download them
> > > directly from flick:
> > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/129814378@N06/albums/72157650959925588
> > >
> > > Best regards,  Joe DeMarte
> > >
> > > On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Good morning, everyone - Last winter, many fellow birders and many
> > > > photographers generously sent me pictures of diving ducks to use in a
> > > > presentation for GMAS. Now I’m in need of raptor photos for a class
> > I’ll
> > > be
> > > > doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The
> > > class
> > > > is titled “Vermont’s Birds and Our Agricultural Heritage”. It's about
> > > > changes in land use (starting WAY back, with the first known human
> > > > inhabitants) and the connections between different human uses of our
> > > area’s
> > > > resources and differences in the wildlife that lives here with us.
> > There
> > > > will be two indoors classes and two field trips, the first to
> Shelburne
> > > > Farms to walk and meet with people from the Grassland Birds Project
> and
> > > the
> > > > Outreach for Earth Stewardship, and the second to walk here at
> Jericho
> > > > Settlers Farm and talk with the owners.
> > > >
> > > > I’ve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but
> I’m
> > > > sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. I’ve got lots of good
> > Osprey
> > > > pictures but only one good picture each of Cooper’s, Sharp-shinned
> and
> > > > Red-shouldered Hawks, one not-great pic of a juvenile goshawk and a
> few
> > > > blurry photos of falcons - and nothing for eagles, owls, or the
> area’s
> > > most
> > > > common hawk, the Red-tailed. I can usually find decent photos on the
> > web,
> > > > but I really like using local photos if possible. Does anyone have
> > > pictures
> > > > they’d be willing to share? I’ll include the photographer’s name on
> > every
> > > > slide, of course.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you!
> > > >
> > > > Maeve Kim
> > > > Jericho Center
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:41:59 +0000
> From:    "kcaterer ." <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Great Grays near Montreal?
>
> Is anyone aware of current sightings of great gray owls at Refuge Faunique
> Marguerite D'Youville?  We are going a week from today so please share if
> you hear something.
>
> Kristin
> --
> "Wherever you go, go with all your heart."  Confucius
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:06:38 -0500
> From:    Diane Brown <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Great Grays near Montreal?
>
> I am wondering the same thing, would appreciate any and all info.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Diane
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 7:41 PM, kcaterer . <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Is anyone aware of current sightings of great gray owls at Refuge
> Faunique
> > Marguerite D'Youville?  We are going a week from today so please share if
> > you hear something.
> >
> > Kristin
> > --
> > "Wherever you go, go with all your heart."  Confucius
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:23:08 -0500
> From:    Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Great Grays near Montreal?
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Feb 19, 2017, at 7:41 PM, kcaterer . <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > Is anyone aware of current sightings of great gray owls at Refuge
> Faunique
> > Marguerite D'Youville?  We are going a week from today so please share if
> > you hear something.
> >
> > Kristin
> > --
> > "Wherever you go, go with all your heart."  Confucius
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:26:36 -0500
> From:    Pat Folsom <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Great Grays near Montreal?
>
> I went to ebird and see that 2 were seen today near Montreal.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diane Brown" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: "VT Bird" <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:06:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Great Grays near Montreal?
>
> I am wondering the same thing, would appreciate any and all info.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Diane
>
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 7:41 PM, kcaterer . <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Is anyone aware of current sightings of great gray owls at Refuge
> Faunique
> > Marguerite D'Youville?  We are going a week from today so please share if
> > you hear something.
> >
> > Kristin
> > --
> > "Wherever you go, go with all your heart."  Confucius
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:39:42 +0000
> From:    Peter Riley <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: First of season TV
>
> FOS Turkey Vulture spotted today on the SE side of Middlebury  about four
> pm today.  A casual drive through the Champlain Valley from Essex Jct. to
> Middlebury and back turned up ten Red-tailed Hawks, two Rough-legged Hawks,
> one Merlin and one Kestral. A Northern Flicker near Vergennes was notable,
> also. Scores of Robins, Horned Larks, Snow Buntings, Tree Sparrows and
> Juncos were also seen.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> End of VTBIRD Digest - 18 Feb 2017 to 19 Feb 2017 (#2017-44)
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