Date: 6/11/20 7:27 am From: Chris Rose <chris1147.rose...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Mansfield session #1
I think you are probably looking for Chris Rimmer, I’m Chris Rose and though I’m an avid birder, I don’t band at all....hope you are able to connect with him
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> On Jun 11, 2020, at 10:19 AM, Richard Littauer <richard.littauer...> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Is there any chance that I could come up and help out for a day? I would
> love to get some experience banding. Figured it'd be worth asking.
>> On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 10:52 PM Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
>> VCE launched its 29th field season on Mt. Mansfield this past
>> Thursday-Friday. Things are different this year, as the toll road is closed
>> and all buildings off-limits, but we managed to get up there with our gear
>> (thanks to a mechanized boost), and we slept under the stars in the upper
>> parking lot. Unlike our first couple of banding sessions a year ago,
>> weather cooperated, and the birds followed suit. We ended up with 60
>> captures in our 19 nets (we usually run 25), which kept Noel Dodge and me
>> plenty busy. Most noteworthy may have been our all-time single-visit record
>> of 6 banded Yellow-bellied Flycatchers, not a single one of which we ever
>> heard vocalize.
>> Apologies for such a belated report, and you can read more on the VCE blog:
>> https://vtecostudies.org/blog/vces-29th-season-on-mansfield-off-to-an-unusual-start/ >>
>> Three of us are headed up again tomorrow afternoon. It's especially crucial
>> that we time our weekly visits to coincide with favorable weather this
>> season, since we lack any shelter up there--for us or the birds--without
>> vehicles or buildings!
>> More later in the week.
>> Chris Rimmer
>> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
>> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
>> 802.649.1431 x202
>> http://vtecostudies.org/ >>
> Richard | @richlitt <https://twitter.com/richlitt> | burntfen.com