[CT Birds] Old Lyme Snowy Owl
arsmiley at comcast.net
Tue Nov 26 18:26:52 EST 2013
Carolyn wrote: "...if anyone comes to look for it you might want to consider
Dock and Dine or other shoreline spots in Old Saybrook as well as the Smith
Neck boat launch."
I was able to see the bird from the Route 154 bridge across South Cove. A
bonus for that location was the hundreds of waterfowl in the cove, including
scores of ruddy ducks close to the bridge.
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Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:37 PM
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Subject: [CT Birds] Old Lyme Snowy Owl
Was fortunate to get very good looks with my scope from the Old Saybrook
side of the Great Island/Old Lyme Snowy Owl at around 11 am today. it was
hunkered down on the western beach side of Great Island, and was continually
being dive bombed by two Peregrines. several of us went to observe it from
the boat launch at the end of Smith Neck Road in Old Lyme, where we could
see the dive bombing going on but could not see the owl, as spartina bared
if anyone comes to look for it you might want to consider Dock and Dine or
other shoreline spots in Old Saybrook as well as the Smith Neck boat launch.
Thanks Hank for finding this bird! Along with the Peregrines there were
two No. Harriers out and about.
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