[CT Birds] ROUGH GROUSE Sightings

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Fri Mar 8 11:20:43 EST 2013


Thanks, Nancy.  I had it correct (Ruffed) in my subject line but failed to
notice it in the orignal message.  Oh, well.  They'll get the point, I hope.


Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
Visit my Blog at http://naturaliststable.wordpress.com


On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 11:03 AM, NEaton <nancyeaton at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Forgive the grousing English professor (and maybe you meant a pun because
> they can be rough to find), but these grouse are "Ruffed," not "Rough."
> Thanks for your good efforts on their behalf.
>
> Nancy Eaton
> Enfield, CT
>
> --- On Fri, 3/8/13, Kathy Van Der Aue <kathyvda at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Kathy Van Der Aue <kathyvda at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [CT Birds] ROUGH GROUSE Sightings
> > To: "Carrier Graphics" <carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net>
> > Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> > Date: Friday, March 8, 2013, 10:03 AM
> > Thanks for putting the statistics
> > into an easily understood format, Paul.
> > I have contacted my legislators.
> >
> >
> > Kathy Van Der Aue
> > Southport, Connecticut
> > Visit my Blog at http://naturaliststable.wordpress.com
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:25 AM, Carrier Graphics <
> > carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Ntl. Audubon Soc. Christmas Bird Counts for the State
> > of CT.
> > > Results of  ROUGH GROUSE  Sightings in 10
> > year increments :
> > >
> > >
> > > 1973 - Grouse counted-252, observers-842
> > >
> > > 1983 - Grouse counted-198, observers-755
> > >
> > > 1993 - Grouse counted-66, observers-788
> > >
> > > 2003 - Grouse counted-8, observers-855
> > >
> > > 2012 - Grouse counted-4, observers-694
> > >
> > > Only 4 Grouse counted for this years CBC count for the
> > State of CT– and
> > > they are
> > > still on the States Hunting list? They need our help!
> > Please call your
> > > State rep
> > > and tell them to take this declining bird off the
> > States list of accepted
> > > hunted
> > > game birds! 4 birds seen in the entire State covered by
> > 694 people birding
> > > the
> > > whole day is just unacceptable!
> > > 40 years ago – 252 Grouse, this year 4 – Why can't
> > our State see, and do
> > > something about this???
> > >
> > > Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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