Sorry I missed you. I had walked to the back of the cornfield to check the flats which were dead.
Was surprised there was a good movement this early. Hope it is a sign that the species is bouncing back. The next couple weeks will tell.
> On Aug 17, 2017, at 9:44 PM, kencox5 <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Good nighthawk movement for day 1.
> After completing my errands in Springfield I drove home by way of Reservoir Road and dropped in at North Springfield Lake dam to check out the bird situation. Crossing the spillway bridge who do I see ahead pulled over to the roadside? No other than Mr. Clark. Before I coud pull up behind you, off you went. I got the Great Egret at last.
> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
> -------- Original message --------From: Donald Clark <[log in to unmask]> Date: 8/17/17 8:52 PM (GMT-05:00) To: [log in to unmask] Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
> A good start to this year’s Nighthawk Count with 272 birds passing through in the 2 1/2 hrs of observation.
> Don Clark