Date: 10/11/18 11:48 am From: Steve Jaggers <sjjag...> Subject: [obol] Re: Large flock of Dippers detected at Force Lake
At the risk of over explaining-for those on this list who are less familiar with esoteric birding terms.
A person "dips" on an effort to see a particular bird when unsuccessful in that pursuit.
Thus Lars' flock of dippers-those who missed the ruff this morning.
Unruffled was a clever clue.
Loving the word play.
> On October 11, 2018 at 8:45 AM Lars Norgren <larspernorgren...> wrote: > > 9 or 10 at once. As the forlorn leave, they are replaced by other optimists. 2 Greater Yellowlegs the only shorebirds when I parked. Beautiful morning, well worth the visit, however unruffled. >