[CT Birds] Snowy Owl Stratford Point location change

tizme4158 tizme4158 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 4 14:50:07 EST 2016


    
I too noticed yesterday she/immature was very observant of us ... 4 of us .... and she was very close to shore so took off to a more comfortable spot. I do hope it gets some well needed rest ... but hope she comes back to Milford Point by weekend. Lol ;)


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From: Scott Kruitbosch via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> 
Date: 01/04/2016  2:24 PM  (GMT-05:00) 
To: CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> 
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Snowy Owl Stratford Point location change 

And the Snowy is back AGAIN now at 2:23 on the tip of the bluff near the 
sign on the edge of the trail. Please walk out slowly and spot it from 
where others are and try not to surround it, thanks.

Scott

On 1/4/2016 12:46 PM, Scott Kruitbosch wrote:
> And now it's out of sight either behind rocks or around the corner. I 
> was inside and I do not know for sure. Bird likes to move!
>
> Scott
>
> On 1/4/2016 12:23 PM, Scott Kruitbosch wrote:
>> The Snowy Owl flushed from the trail and the rocks by the tip of the 
>> bluff and is now on the rocks in the intertidal zone in front of the 
>> lighthouse. It's an active and wary bird, but definitely likes it 
>> here, as many Snowys do - that's at least four different times it has 
>> popped up and landed again. That part of the site is a common area 
>> for them to stay. I actually saw a couple voles this morning running 
>> around the suddenly frozen ground here, so I am sure it likes what it 
>> sees, too. The Northern Harrier (gray ghost) that went by hunting 
>> earlier did not interact with the Snowy, but for a moment as it 
>> passed overhead I thought it was going to be something...
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> -- 
>> Scott Kruitbosch
>> Conservation & Outreach Coordinator
>> Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
>> 311 Curtis Street
>> Jamestown, NY 14701-9620
>> Tel. (716) 665-2473 ext. 224
>> skruitbosch at rtpi.org
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>> Celebrating Wild America 2015
>
> -- 
> Scott Kruitbosch
> Conservation & Outreach Coordinator
> Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
> 311 Curtis Street
> Jamestown, NY 14701-9620
> Tel. (716) 665-2473 ext. 224
> skruitbosch at rtpi.org
> www.rtpi.org <http://www.rtpi.org>
> Celebrating Wild America 2015

-- 
Scott Kruitbosch
Conservation & Outreach Coordinator
Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
311 Curtis Street
Jamestown, NY 14701-9620
Tel. (716) 665-2473 ext. 224
skruitbosch at rtpi.org
www.rtpi.org <http://www.rtpi.org>
Celebrating Wild America 2015
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