Date: 4/1/17 8:00 pm
From: Robnoblestar via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [Va-bird] No prairie falcon this afternoon, but some consolation
Good write up Ben,

Here's the Turkey Vulture activity you describe below ...

randc319 shared a photo with you from the Flickr app! Check it out:
https://flic.kr/p/STnrTL

Rob Young
Alexandria, VA

Sent from my iPhone

> On Apr 1, 2017, at 21:08, Pam and Ben via va-bird <va-bird...> wrote:
>
> As of 5 p.m. when I left. We did get good views of a male kestrel eating a
> snake or lizard. Interesting stuff on the river included a loon and
> numerous horned grebes in breeding plumage, lots of rough-winged swallows
> heading up river, a few Bonaparte's gulls, and a Caspian tern.
>
>
>
> Perhaps the highlight of the day was watching rather extended and languorous
> copulation of a pair of turkey vultures on the power plant. Sorry, no
> pictures . . . .
>
>
>
> Actually, the real highlight was spending hours hanging out with kindred
> spirits and explaining our presence to curious passersby.
>
>
>
> Ben Jesup
>
> Alexandria
>
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