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Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:17:11 -0500
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I agree with Veer Frost, Joe Ė DAZZLING! Iíd love to use some of your photos. Iíll be working more on the new presentation tomorrow afternoon, and Iíll definitely let you know which pictures Iíll 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 Iím in need of raptor photos for a class Iíll be
>> doing in April for OLLI-UVM (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The class
>> is titled ďVermontís Birds and Our Agricultural HeritageĒ. 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 areaís
>> 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.
>> Iíve finished working on the first slides for the first class, but Iím
>> sorely lacking raptor photos for the second. Iíve got lots of good Osprey
>> pictures but only one good picture each of Cooperís, 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 areaís 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
>> theyíd be willing to share? Iíll include the photographerís name on every
>> slide, of course.
>> Thank you!
>> Maeve Kim
>> Jericho Center