Date: 9/28/18 7:21 am
From: Don Simonson <don.r.simonson...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] broadwing flight now voiolettes lock Huge Blue Jay flight now Darnestown Mont Co
Two lifted out of my yard at 9 am
Hundred crossing Potomac now 10:18 at Violettes
Eagle kestrels sharpies

Don simonson

On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 9:47 AM Jim Nelson <kingfishers2...> wrote:

> Yesterday, during an hour of viewing from my deck in the early morning, I
> counted 200 Blue Jays passing over. I estimate it may have been twice that
> many because I have limited view of the sky due to surrounding trees and
> because I wasn't looking up constantly since I was also trying to find
> elusive birds in the trees.
>
> This morning I had more modest numbers, clocking about 50 Blue Jays in an
> hour with the same caveats about limited view and not constantly looking
> up.
>
> Certainly sounds like a significant movement of Jays yesterday and today.
>
> Jim Nelson
> Bethesda, Montgomery Co.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Simonson <don.r.simonson...>
> To: Maryland & DC Birding <mdbirding...>
> Sent: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 8:27 am
> Subject: [MDBirding] Huge Blue Jay flight now Darnestown Mont Co
>
> 208 blue jays passed my house in Darnestown in 8 minutes, al heading
> southwest, plus flickers and sharp shinned hawk.
> Don Simonson Darnestown
>
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