Date: 4/14/17 5:34 pm
From: Bert Harris <aramidopsis...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Prairie Falcon tomorrow

Hi all,

Tomorrow morning I'll finally be able to go try for the Prairie Falcon in Alexandria. Any updates, negative or positive, tomorrow morning would be appreciated!

Thank you!
Bert Harris, Orlean VA
Sent from my phone

> On Apr 14, 2017, at 7:27 PM, Howard Wu <howiewu1...> wrote:
>
> Hi, all:
>
> I made another (and probably final, for the season) trip to Sully Woodlands
> today. After about one hour of searching, I finally spotted the bird. Not
> only that, since it perched on a tree near the dirt road that dissects the
> field, I had the best viewing to date.
>
> Another amusing thing is that I think that I have circumstantial evidence
> that Killdeers visited this place -- because I picked up their calls from a
> Norther Mockingbird's songs! I also saw a procession of Wild Turkeys.
>
> The ticks were abundant and ferocious -- I was vigilant and picked off 4
> from my clothes and body. I immediately took a thorough shower after
> getting home. For this reason, I may just not go there for a while ...
>
> For pictures and more narrative, see my rolling log here:
>
> http://www.travelerathome.com/2016_10_shrike/2016_10_shrike.html
>
> Cheers,
> Howard Wu
> Herndon, VA
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