Date: 8/29/17 5:22 pm
From: Frank Mantlik via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] "Great White Heron" report, Weston, Aug 23rd
There has been a Great White Heron in Stoneham, Maine this year July 8 through at least Aug 1. Several ebird reports with photos, including this one:

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38242331

Perhaps the report in CT is of the same bird on its way south.

Frank Mantlik
Stratford

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> On Aug 29, 2017, at 3:04 PM, Frank Gallo via CTBirds <ctbirds...> wrote:
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> There was a guy who claimed to have seen one at a reservoir in Fairfield County back in the 90's the same year one showed up on the Cape??, somewhere in MA, as I recall.. I don't believe a report was ever submitted.
>
>
> Frank G.
>
> Life is short. Bird often.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Bonomo via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
> To: CTBirds <ctbirds...>
> Sent: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 2:10 pm
> Subject: [CT Birds] "Great White Heron" report, Weston, Aug 23rd
>
> Hi all,
>
> On August 23rd, a large all-white heron fitting the description of the
> White form of Great Blue Heron (AKA "Great White Heron") was seen and
> photographed on private land in Weston, CT. The bird has not been seen
> since. Local birders may be interested in attempting to relocate this
> bird in nearby towns.
>
> Here is the current eBird map of reports of this form:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/map/grwher?neg=true&env.minX=&env.minY=&env.maxX=&env.maxY=&zh=false&gp=false&ev=Z&mr=1-12&bmo=1&emo=12&yr=all&byr=1900&eyr=2017
>
> Choose "Show Points Sooner" on sidebar at right to see the exact pin locations.
>
> To my knowledge there are no previous reports of this form in
> Connecticut, though that is just off the top of my head.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Nick Bonomo
> Wallingford, CT
>
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