[CT Birds] Fwd: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Sara Zagorski penguinsz at sbcglobal.net
Mon May 16 10:43:39 EDT 2016


Here are the directions I received about the location:

Sent from my iPhone

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Kristin Brown <brownclose97 at gmail.com>
> Date: May 16, 2016 at 10:12:33 AM EDT
> To: Sara Zagorski <penguinsz at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
> 
> Hi Mary
> If you are at Abigail’s Restaurant in Simsbury, take a right out of the parking lot and cross the bridge over the Farmington river. Take your first left just over the bridge into a parking lot.  There is a bench by a beautiful Sycamore tree.  I was sitting there facing the parking area towards the information sign when what I think was a scissor-tailed flycatcher flew by.  The tail was so distinct.  I tired to locate it but think it flew across the river so no luck!
> 
> Please let me know if you spot it!
> 
> Thanks!
> Kristin
> 
>> On May 16, 2016, at 9:21 AM, Sara Zagorski <penguinsz at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Kristen,
>> 
>> That is quite a find! Can you tell me where exactly you were? I would love to see if it is still there. It is a very hard bird to see.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Sara Zagorski
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On May 16, 2016, at 9:09 AM, Kristin Brown <brownclose97 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> I was sitting by the Farmington River in Simsbury CT when what I am quite certain was a scissor-tailed flycatcher flew by me around 11am on Saturday May 14.  I am just an amateur birder but is was such an incredible sight I wanted to report it.
>>> 
>>> Would love to know if anyone else has caught a glimpse of this amazing bird.
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> Kristin Brown
>> 
> 


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