Date: 6/28/20 7:00 pm
From: Victoria Arthur <singtolive57...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Bennington County Osprey nest
Correct on no GBH or osprey from up on our vantage point on the N. Rd
(overpass of Rt 7) area , but earlier in the day, while traveling south on
7, my husband believes he saw young GBH in nests, but we did not stop.

On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 9:53 PM R Stewart <2cnewbirds...> wrote:

> I have parked at one end of the east side guard rail or the other and
> walked on the E side of the guardrail to the best viewing spot. Even
> walking on the west/road side of the rail is better than stopping or
> slowing your car through that section. Am I reading your post correctly -
> you saw no GBHE yg or adults) or Osprey? r
>
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 8:56 PM Victoria Arthur <singtolive57...>
> wrote:
>
> > Can anyone tell me what is a safe place to watch the rookery area from?
> > I've tried to pull over several times on Rt 7 and it never feels safe at
> > all, so I leave. Today we took the North Rd overpass over Rt 7 and there
> > is 1 spot where you can view 2 nests (GBH?) with a good pair of binocs,
> but
> > we saw absolutely no one in or around the nests about 6 pm this evening.
> I
> > could not see any other nests from that vantage point due to too many
> trees
> > in the way, but at least parking along that road felt safer.
> > Suggestions appreciated, and if everyone's fledged please let me know.
> > Thanks
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 4:35 PM R Stewart <2cnewbirds...> wrote:
> >
> > > The exciting possibility is having a successful nesting attempt by
> either
> > > or both Osprey or eagle as neither have been confirmed as breeding
> (YET!)
> > > in the sw corner of VT.
> > >
> > > On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 11:14 AM Gretchen Nareff <
> <marshbirder...>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have seen the Osprey chase off on separate occasions an adult and
> an
> > > > immature Bald Eagle as well as a Red-tailed Hawk. Seems like prime
> real
> > > > estate for some. The Osprey could provide some protection to the
> herons
> > > if
> > > > they can win the territory next year.
> > > >
> > > > Gretchen
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 7:09 AM Sharon Turner <
> > <sharxxturner...>
> > > >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hello! My husband thought he saw bald eagles building a nest in the
> > > > > vicinity of the Osprey nest. I remember something about an eagle
> > > sighted
> > > > > in that vicinity. What was the eagle doing?
> > > > > Sharon
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Gretchen Nareff <marshbirder...>
> > > > > To: <VTBIRD...>
> > > > > Sent: Wed, Jun 17, 2020 8:42 am
> > > > > Subject: [VTBIRD] Bennington County Osprey nest
> > > > >
> > > > > Good morning. Both adult Osprey were perched in the nest this
> > morning,
> > > in
> > > > > the previously discussed wetland in Arlington, along Route 7. Based
> > on
> > > > > behavior, I don't believe they have any eggs and I'm very curious
> to
> > > see
> > > > > what their plans are for the rest of the breeding season.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Gretchen E. Nareff
> > > > > Bennington, VT
> > > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Gretchen E. Nareff
> > > > Bennington, VT
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Ruth Stewart
> > > E. Dorset VT
> > >
> >
>
>
> --
> Ruth Stewart
> E. Dorset VT
>
 
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