Yeah! It's great for that. But there's no sightings within the 400km2
around Memphremagog. Unless the dates are also obfuscated, or I am missing
something else, I think this would be new.
In any event; what a super sighting.
On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 2:05 PM Craig Provost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Ebird already is set up such that Gyrfalcon and other species will not show
> specific sighting locations in the public database.
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 1:49 PM Richard Littauer <[log in to unmask]
> > 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
> > <https://help.ebird.org/customer/en/portal/topics/454381>.
> > 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
> > > 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.
> > >
> > > Derby
> > >
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