[CT Birds] FW: Durham Sandhill Crane YES

Zagorski, Sara szagorski at daypitney.com
Tue Jan 19 12:04:49 EST 2010

Bill Asteriades just called to say that at 12 noon the Sandhill Crane is
still being seen. Thanks to Joanne Luppi for posting the sighting

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[mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Roy Harvey
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 8:17 AM
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Subject: [CT Birds] Durham Sandhill Crane YES

Greg Hanisek just (8:08-8:12) called to report that he has the SANDHILL
CRANE reported yesterday from Durham.  He found it in a field off
Johnson Ln about half a mile from the intersection with Maiden Ln.  He
said it was pure luck that he happened to see it; the bird was up on a
rise of some sort but would disappear if it took a few steps in the
wrong direction.  It was calling intermittently, loud enough that I
heard it over the phone.

As Greg described the area there are a lot of small fields with terrible

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

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