What an amazing sighting!
I encourage you to log it in eBird, as we have no previous record of a
Gyrfalcon near there that I can see. However, it might be best not to
mention where specifically you saw it again over this list (or on the
internet, I guess), as the Gyrfalcon is a sensitive species
On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 1:36 PM Walter Medwid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I just happened to catch a large raptor flying over the wetland below my
> house. The bird was unlike any of the typical raptors...light, almost white
> color, very uniform in color,bigger than a peregrine, stubby wings, longish
> tail. The last sighting had the bird flying over Memphremagog heading
> towards Eagle Pt. Its flight pattern, body characteristics, strength in
> flying, pushes me to call this a gyrfalcon.
Richard | @richlitt <https://twitter.com/richlitt> | burntfen.com