[CT Birds] Fwd: [RI Birds] Red-billed Tropicbird - Little Compton

Glenn Williams gswilliams9 at yahoo.com
Fri May 30 14:02:45 EDT 2008


Thought some of you might be interested.
Glenn Williams
Mystic, CT
--- pollypie at att.net wrote:

> From: <pollypie at att.net>
> To: <pollypie at att.net>
> Subject: [RI Birds] Red-billed Tropicbird - Little
> Compton
> Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 13:29:09 -0400
> 
> Dick Ferren and Chris Raithel just called to report
> that they are in a boat
> off Little Compton, RI and are currently watching a
> RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD.
> The bird was first spotted as it flew about 1/2 mile
> east of East Island, a
> tiny island just off Sakonnet Point in Little
> Compton.  At one point, the
> bird landed on a rock near East Island.  As Dick was
> speaking to me, the
> bird began flying to the east towards Goosewing
> Beach and Westport,
> Massachusetts and they then lost sight of it.  It
> was last seen headed east,
> about 1/2 mile offshore.
> 
> RI public access is available at Sakonnet Point
> (watch for No Parking signs.
> This area is heavily monitored by police) and South
> Shore Beach (Goosewing
> Beach) in Little Compton, RI.
> 
> 
> - - - - - - - - - -
> Rachel Farrell
> email: pollypie at att.net
> 
> 



      




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