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Disregard. I thought this was the NY birdlist as I subscribe to them all.
I was so confused as to why this was being brought up so long after the
bird left lol

Justin Lawson
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On May 9, 2014 1:21 PM, "Justin Lawson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Besides this video there are multiple photos from very respected and well
> known birders. This is a Willow Ptarmigan.
>
> Justin Lawson
> Millbury, Ma
> My Wildlife Photos/Videos
> www.flickr.com/photos/justinlawson
> My 6yr old's "Lil" Big Year 2014 Blog
> www.greatgrayowen.blogspot.com
> justindlawson AT gmail.com
> On May 9, 2014 1:16 PM, "Susan Fogleman" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> My thought, too, Kent.  Wouldn't Willow Ptarmigan be showing brown
>> patches by this time?  I must say, however, that I sure haven't seen many
>> grouse foraging in roadside grass with traffic going by!  Maybe only a very
>> naive ptarmigan would do that.  <g>  I'm about to have another look at the
>> video.
>>
>> Susan Fogleman
>> Campton  NH
>>
>>
>>
>> On May 9, 2014, at 11:58 AM, Kent McFarland wrote:
>>
>>  Okay, I only watched this quickly so far, but why couldn't this be a
>>> leucistic grouse? Just a thought....
>>> Kent
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>>> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 11:39 AM, Thomas Berriman
>>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>>
>>>  It appears that there was/is a Willow Ptarmigan in the vicinity of
>>>> Fairbanks Scales Factory/Plant on rte. #2 east of St Johnsbury.
>>>> Here is a link to a video on NEK Audubon Facebook posted and taken by
>>>> Mary
>>>> Beth Prondzinski of the Fairbanks Museum:
>>>>
>>>> https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152121019351409
>>>>
>>>> Mary Beth was alerted to the Ptarmigan by Fairbanks Scale employees and
>>>> they have taken pictures of the bird (although from long distances).
>>>>
>>>> The bird was last seen along the north side of Rte. 2 on the shoulder of
>>>> the road at the bend in rte. 2 just before you approach Fairbanks Scales
>>>> which will be on the left.
>>>>
>>>> Four of us did look this morning for the bird and did not find it. The
>>>> area was not totally covered before we had to leave because of other
>>>> obligations.
>>>>
>>>> Tom Berriman
>>>>
>>>>