[CT Birds] Noble Rot

twomirers at comcast.net twomirers at comcast.net
Tue Dec 10 15:05:55 EST 2013


Thanks to all the noble Rotting. Shivering flycatcher still there at 9:20,
> in small ornamental tree in front of ferry building.


Actually, there is a noble rotting, the Botrytis cinerea mold that, under ideal conditions, concentrates the sweetness of late-harvested raisin-like grapes and makes terrific sweet wines. And doesn’t that sound nice after being out at the Hadlyme ferry landing on a cold snowy morning? I think it’s the observers who did all the shivering; the bird is probably fine with it. 

Rob Mirer
Moodus


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