Date: 6/25/20 9:34 am
From: Kit Hood <kithood3...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Least Bitterns
Cool!

On Jun 25, 2020, at 10:19 AM, L Morin <lmorin...> wrote:

I am looki ngg be at one right now. Green heron too.

> On Thu, Jun 25, 2020, 7:32 AM Kit Hood <kithood3...> wrote:
>
> Last evening around 6:30 I searched for the Least Bittern recently seen at
> the small marsh behind Walmart in W. Lebanon. After 15 minutes or so a
> female flew up from the reeds in front of me. She flew to another patch to
> my right and I lost sight of her. About 5 minutes later, she flew off to
> the dense reeds at the far left. Then a minute or two later the male flew
> from the same spot to the dead tree on the left of the wetland. He stood
> on a branch awash in golden light for about 3 minutes. What an incredible
> look at such handsome bird!
>
> A great thrill to see a pair! Hope they are breeding.
>
> Kit Hood
 
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