Date: 11/30/18 8:02 am
From: Brian Patteson (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Gulls on Ocracoke and CBC invite
Shrimp boats are around and with them come the gulls.

Brian Patteson
Hatteras, NC

> On Nov 29, 2018, at 7:41 PM, Peter Vankevich (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...> wrote:
> There are lots of gulls on Ocracoke, especially at the South Point area. It's been many years since I've seen so many here.
> Mixed in with the Herring and Great Black-backs are lots of Lesser Black-backed Gulls.
> Also present were a large number of Laughing Gulls. Our local birds had cleared out quite a while ago, so I suspect these are migrants from the north.
> The Portsmouth Island CBC is Dec. 30 and Ocracoke the 31st.
> We have a nice tally party on the 31st featuring key lime and vegetarian chili. Just ask Jeff Beane how good it is. ;-)
> If anyone wants to do some birding on Ocracoke, feel free to contact me. I have a beach-legal Jeep.
> Regards
> /Pete Vankevich cell/text 202-468-2871

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