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Ron,

I'm headed down to Addison this afternoon/evening, any spot in particular I
should check out for larks, buntings and your SEOW. I've been a few times
to Brilyea and Gage road without success. Thanks,

Zac


On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Ronald Payne <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Five birders, myself with Ian Worley, Pat Folsom with Ali Wagner, and
> Tyler Pockette on his own all converged on Country Club Rd. in Addison at
> sunset today in search of Short-eared Owls. A Rough-legged Hawk, then
> Horned Larks and Snow Buntings, then two Harriers kept us entertained as we
> waited. The Harriers kept working the fields as it got darker and darker
> until seemingly without transition they were suddenly replaced by a single
> Short-eared Owl. It flew along a fence line and perched on a fence post and
> tree about 100 yards in front of us allowing us all good looks at it
> through scopes. It then flew around the field where it was joined by a
> second Short-eared, the two of them putting on a great display swirling and
> circling together until some cars came up the road after which the owls
> disappeared into the darkness. The five of us all congratulated each other
> on successfully completed mission and headed home.
>
>  --
> Ron Payne
> Middlebury, VT
>



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