I saw a brownish-blue Peregrine take a Ring-billed Gull in the area
yesterday, up the Winooski a couple of miles from the Park'n'Ride. I've
uploaded photos here: https://ebird.org/vt/view/checklist/S55743048.
Clearly a Peregrine, though, and probably not the same bird.
On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 8:29 PM Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Not by me - alas - but it might suggest that Spencer Hardy’s amazing bird
> today might have been around this area for a couple of days. My partner
> Bernie came home from a walk on Fitzsimonds Road last Sunday and asked me
> to identify a mystery bird: large, looked uniformly brown (seen from
> above), with long pointed wings, swooping low over a lawn near where
> there’s a chicken coop. His first thought was that it looked like an
> absurdly big kestrel. I was stumped - but reading Spencer’s post made me
> wonder. Fitzimonds Road isn’t far from where Spencer saw a chocolate brown
> bird diving on gulls.
> Maeve Kim, Jericho Center
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