One of the most breath-taking wild creatures I've ever seen in my life.
Definitely worth a long trip to lay eyes on one. And stay overnight if
you can so you can go see it again the next day.
On 2/3/2017 9:01 PM, Richard Guthrie wrote:
> One or even possibility two Great-grays are reported from St. Lawrence
> County, New York, and at least one from Maine.
> They're knocking at the door.
> Rich Guthrie
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Tyler Pockette <[log in to unmask]>
>> 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.
>> Good luck if you try for them!
>> Tyler Pockette