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It sounds like this bird has a nice large area with good habitat and
hunting possibilities.  The reports that are coming in cover a significant
area.  Knowing that it's been here at least a week, and their usual
behavior, I wouldn't give up on it just yet!  I still plan on giving it
another try on Saturday....

Ali
Huntington


On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Justin Lawson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> it left the area?  it was seen this morning.  lol
>
> Justin Lawson
> Millbury, Ma
> My Wildlife Photos/Videos
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> On Dec 18, 2013 11:53 AM, "TopofVT" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > I just left the Gregg Hill location. According to the homeowner and a
> > border there, the bird has departed. Perhaps it will turn up in the area
> in
> > another location.
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > On Dec 17, 2013, at 9:43 PM, Paul Wieczoreck <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > I did see the Hawk Owl in a few different spots between 3:30 and 4pm
> > today after searching for close to an hour.I first spotted it at the
> south
> > end of the field on the south west corner of Greg Hill rd and rt 100
> > perched near the top of a large dead White Pine. It then moved to another
> > field further south where appeared to be hunting. I eventually lost track
> > of it as the snow fall and darkness increased. Had fun showing it to a
> > couple of neighbourhood little kids, one of which was insisting owls only
> > come out at night - until he gazed through the eye piece of the spotting
> > scope!
> > > Paul Wieczoreck
> > > Hinesburg
> > >
> > > On Dec 17, 2013, at 7:24 PM, Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Ali Wagner and I headed over after work today and arrived around 3pm.
> > We searched for an hour or so with no luck.
> > >> That, of course, does not mean that it is not still present. Perhaps
> it
> > will be seen in that area tomorrow.
> > >>
> > >> Patti Haynes, sent from my iPod
> > >>
> > >> On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:59 PM, Kaylee Pollander <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Was there anyone who tried for the hawk owl this evening? I know it
> > wasn't
> > >>> seen mid day. I want to look for it tomorrow morning and am looking
> > for any
> > >>> heads up. Thanks!
> > >>>
> > >>> Kaylee Pollander
> > >>> Jeffersonville
> > >>>
> > >>> On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Larry Clarfeld wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> Still there from 8:30 - 8:40, with the temp. up to a balmy -12.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> - Larry
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Fred Nelson <
> [log in to unmask]
> > <javascript:;>
> > >>>>> wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>>> The Northern Hawk Owl reported the past two days from Waterbury
> > Center
> > >>>> was
> > >>>>> easily visible at around 8 am at the same location as yesterday,
> 120
> > >>>> Gregg
> > >>>>> Hill Rd. The bird was perched atop a dead tree right on top of the
> > road,
> > >>>> a
> > >>>>> couple hundred meters or so from Rte 100 down Gregg Hill Rd- very
> > easy to
> > >>>>> find from that location/perch.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> It was a cozy -17F out there this morning- even this boreal species
> > was
> > >>>>> looking a bit ruffled.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Fred Nelson
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> --
> > >>>> Larry Clarfeld
> > >>>> Environmental Educator
> > >>>> Youth Birding Coordinator
> > >>>>
> > >>>> North Branch Nature Center
> > >>>> 713 Elm St.
> > >>>> Montpelier, VT 05602
> > >>>>
> > >>>> www.NorthBranchNatureCenter.org
> > >>>> (802) 229-6206
> > >>>> [log in to unmask]
> > >>>>
> >
>