[CT Birds] New London pier
kmueller at ntplx.net
Wed Feb 18 18:25:39 EST 2015
Sounds to me like the Grebe was picked up by the Gull as prey and deposited on the pier. Maybe in an attempt to consume the Grebe and then changed its mind. I could understand the Grebe on the ice on the river or shore, but up on the pier sounds like it was helped up there.
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> On Feb 18, 2015, at 5:59 PM, Don Morgan via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> I have to wonder if there is a problem with your Grebe, since if I
> understand correctly it was sitting on the pier. Grebes almost never leave the
> water because they can't walk on land.
> " A HORNED GREBE sat so close that you could see the beautiful red eyes
> cautiously watching. Right next to him was the very large GLAUCOUS GULL
> amongst a group of herring and ring billed gulls"
> Don Morgan, Coventry, Ct
> mntncougar at aol.com
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