Date: 8/29/19 5:01 pm
From: Ted Home <tedgpurcell...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Gulls galore and flying ants
We see this some years here in Central Mass, but it is nighthawks and dragonflies.
Ted Purcell
Rutland MA

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> On Aug 29, 2019, at 6:16 PM, linda pivacek <lpivacek...> wrote:
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> This is the day/early evening that the flying ants hatch and hundreds of gulls swirl around to catch them. I see this each year from our house in Little Nahant. And happened to see this awesome sight again at 5:10pm today.
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> It takes me by surprise each year since it just happens for a sudden 1-2 hours then over. Also the gulls are joined by dragon flies predating the ants.
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> Maybe it will be still be going tomorrow.. a special natural event.
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> Perhaps an entomologist would provide info via Massbird.
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> Linda Pivacek, Nahant
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> <lpivacek...>

 
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