Thank you, Chris, for sharing this story.
ruth stewart in Bennington Co.
On Tue, Nov 26, 2019 at 7:59 PM Chris Rimmer <[log in to unmask]>
> Many Vermont birders already know of Fred (Pat) Pratt's and Team Pipit's
> recent birding feat, becoming the first person/team to record 150+ species
> in each of Vermont's 14 counties in a single calendar year. Pat's sighting
> last Sunday of 2 Northern Shovelers on Lake Paran brought him to him 150
> species for the year in Bennington County, capping a quest that began in
> 2011 to reach this goal in all 14 counties. Such a monumental achievement
> demands to be celebrated, and communicated widely! Read more at
> I know the entire Vermont birding community joins VCE in congratulating Pat
> and Team Pipit on a feat that is both astounding and inspiring!
> In awestruck admiration,
> Chris Rimmer
> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> 802.649.1431 x202