Date: 1/5/19 2:32 pm
From: railvin via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] birding on the Norwalk Aquarium's new ship
Larry, thanks for the description of the activities. I just reserved a space on the Sunday JANUARY 27 trip.

coming North from Florida for a week of winter birding in Connecticut.

Vin Gallogly

> On Jan 5, 2019, at 3:11 PM, Larry via CTBirds <ctbirds...> wrote:
>
> Hi Tom,
>
> I have been on the Spirit of the Sound a number of times for their winter
> seal cruise, it's a pretty good trip, they slowly go out the harbor, do a
> small plankton tow in the harbor then slowly travel west to and around
> Green's Legge Light, then east past the south side of the islands from
> Sheffield, Shea, Copps and then round Goose and Pecks Ledge Light on back
> west past the north side of a few islands on back to port. The go slow the
> whole trip and stop often to view seals
> Seabirding is very good, with birds all the way, and as long as the weather
> is calm, scopes are usable, since the boat is very steady, I'd certainly
> recommend the trip, they have limited tickets (about 30) and sell out fast.
> I usually go a few times each winter, but they have had a number of
> cancelled trips due to weather, mostly wind.
> Let me know when your going, I'll hop on board
>
> Larry Flynn
> Norwalk.
>
> On Sat, Jan 5, 2019 at 1:47 PM Thomas Robben via CTBirds <
> <ctbirds...> wrote:
>
>> We are considering going birding on the research vessel "Spirit of the
>> Sound" from the Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk.
>>
>> If anyone has any experience with that ship, and birding from it, please
>> let me know (its pros and cons) by email. Thank you.
>>
>> Tom Robben
>> robben99 AT gmail.com
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