[CT Birds] Possible inland Snowy Owl

holmses at cox.net holmses at cox.net
Tue Dec 10 17:39:21 EST 2013


Perhaps it was looking for the fork tailed flycatcher?
---- Andrew Griswold <andrewgriswold at comcast.net> wrote: 
> The Snowy Owl seen in Essex was inland by about four miles, perhaps hunting the highway median. 
> 
> Cheers,  A.
> 
> Andrew Griswold
> Sent from the field.
> 
> On Dec 9, 2013, at 10:28 PM, <jtriana1 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 
> > Folks,
> > 
> > Take this story for what it's worth..
> > 
> > My oldest daughter was looking at my youngest daughter's ipad, browsing
> > through her instagram account.  As she was perusing it, she came across a
> > photo of a snowy owl.  The kid who posted it stated she took the picture in
> > her backyard.  It looked like it was taken in a backyard, but was a tight
> > shot so I couldn't be certain.  I had my youngest daughter pose some
> > questions on the photo.  The photographer said she took the photo y'day
> > (Sunday) and last saw the bird about noon.
> > 
> > If it was an ordinary backyard, I'd be skeptical, but I looked up where
> > these people live in Prospect and there is a big field behind her
> > backyard..so..maybe..  You never know.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > JT
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > John Triana
> > jtriana1 at sbcglobal.net
> > "Just take your shoes off and get soulful, ya know?" - Otis Redding
> > 
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