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Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 19:17:40 -0500
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I'm at a loss to understand the hostility.  I simply made a plea for 
information to be shared with all of us.

Jane
(Shoreham)



On 2/7/2017 7:14 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
> yes that was an original accident went i meant to reply just to tyler as
> indicated by "hey tyler". i apologize for the time i have wasted of yours
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> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 7:11 PM Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> I'm not myself planning a trip to Montreal, but may I make a plea that
>> we not restrict information about things of wide interest like this to
>> private email but tell all of us?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Jane
>> (Shoreham)
>>
>>
>> On 2/7/2017 6:54 PM, Justin Lawson wrote:
>>> offlist response.
>>>
>>>
>>> I didn't have to pay when I went, but it wasnt open yet when I got there.
>>> They allow you to let yourself into the gate though even when they are
>>> closed which is nice. Im not sure if you are suppose to pay or not, but I
>>> didnt see a place for paying when I walked out either.
>>>
>>> There is a trail behind the main building. Go down a couple hundred
>> meters
>>> and then take the trail to your right that follows the river. About a
>>> kilometer down this trail there are some open meadows where the owls
>> were.
>>> It wont be hard to find them....just look for the crowds of
>>> birders/photographers.
>>>
>>> Good luck!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 6:50 PM Isis Erb <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> 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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