Date: 8/23/17 2:29 pm
From: jane kelley <janeekelley...>
Subject: [NHBirds] Re: POSSIBLE Anhinga in Laconia
Hi All,

I received a call from the woman that reported the possible Anhinga in
Laconia, stating it was there now. When I got there she pointed the bird
out to me. It's a cormorant. :-(
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jc8179/36594040332/in/dateposted-public/

Best,
Jane

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:02:18 PM UTC-4, Pam Hunt wrote:
>
> Greetings birders,
>
>
>
> I just got off the phone with a woman in Laconia who thinks she might have
> an Anhinga in the Winnipesaukee River. She mentioned a thin pointy yellow
> bill and “white stripes” in the wings. To date there have been no confirmed
> reports of Anhinga in NH, and we always have to be worried about cormorants
> in such situations, but with pelican, booby, and albatross records this
> summer almost anything seems possible.
>
>
>
> To that end, any birders in the greater Laconia area are encouraged to go
> look for this bird and let the rest of us know what might be found! It has
> been seen perching on a yellow river marker of some sort behind River’s
> Edge apartments at 126 Union Ave. I have no idea what access is like from
> this side, but the opposite side of the river has parking and perhaps
> better general viewing.
>
>
>
> The woman’s name is Jane Brown, and was happy to have people call if they
> were in the area looking for the bird. Her number is 603-534-1962.
>
>
>
> Good birding,
>
>
>
> Pamela D. Hunt, Ph.D.
>
> Avian Conservation Biologist
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> New Hampshire Audubon
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