[CT Birds] Fwd: Dan's "gannet"

Dan Rottino rottino at hotmail.com
Sat May 25 12:57:20 EDT 2013


Hi Frank.  I didn't realize this message was on CT birds.  I believe the bird I saw was a juvenile Gannet and it was already flying away into the Sound as I reached the end of the pier.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Dan Rottino <rottino at hotmail.com>
> Date: May 25, 2013, 12:31:17 PM EDT
> To: "peeplo at aol.com" <peeplo at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: Dan's "gannet"
> 
>  Hi Frank.  It was large like a gannet, brown below and above, so I believe it was a juvenile.  It was headed SSW into the sound looking out from the pier.
> 
> Dan
> 
> On May 25, 2013, at 12:25 PM, peeplo at aol.com wrote:
> 
>> Dan, any chance the gannet-like bird you saw was the Brown Booby? Which way was it heading? Thanks. 
>> 
>> Frank Gallo
>>  
>> Life is short. Bird often.



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