Date: 1/19/19 5:28 am
From: Mamuniaangel <000002fe774c7bcd-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Amazon Prime
Martha, you are so right!  Watching the Masters in April is surreal when you look out your Vermont window.  Add to that the tantalizing songs of cardinals, Carolina wrens, etc.!Angel(Now living and birding in NC)

-----Original Message-----
From: Martha & Bill McClintock <mbmcclintock...>
Sent: Sat, Jan 19, 2019 7:39 am
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Amazon Prime

From the other end of the birding ability spectrum....I am always on the
"lookout" for the songs. Happy and proud when I can identify them, even
when I know they are wrong.  A treat in midwinter.  Keep them coming.  (And
the only reason I can possibly imagine to watch professional golf.)

(Usually birding in) Westford

On Sat, Jan 19, 2019, 6:25 AM Michael Blust <blustm...> wrote:

> Opening scene of "Raiders of the Lost Ark".  Very tense chase scene in the
> jungle as a Willow Ptarmigan calls.  Kinda ruined the mood!
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 8:26 AM Ted Levin <tedlevin1966...> wrote:
> > FYI: For those of you who subscribe to Amazon Prime, there is a very
> funny,
> > very Jewish comedy *The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel* about an aspiring female
> > comedian in the mid- to late-fifties. The show takes place mostly on the
> > Upper West of Manhattan, with jaunts into coffee houses in the Village
> and
> > up to resorts in the Catskills.
> >
> > The point of this email is that during several episodes in the second
> year
> > (2018) the family spends the summer at Steiner's in the Borscht Belt, one
> > of many Jewish resorts in the Catskills that were popular in the 40s,
> 50s,
> > 60s, and 70s. In one episode, for a mere 15 seconds, there is a clip of a
> > bird walk; the leader stops everyone, shooshes them, and then points out
> a
> > singing Bicknell's thrush, which is *not* singing a thrush song. Of
> course,
> > in 1959 there were no Bicknell thrushes; they were all considered
> > gray-cheeks until Chris Rimmer and company separated them out, forty plus
> > years later.
> >
> > Ted
> >
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