Date: 11/3/20 4:20 am From: Katie Hodge <katiehodge...> Subject: Re: [MDBirding] One time MEGA alert: Common Cuckoo in Rhode Island
I have the good fortune of being in Rhode Island for other reasons. If you
go please use the Snake Den Farm Parking lot which is addressed as 90 Brown
Avenue. Brown Avenue is narrow, curves, and has no shoulders. It's
really not safe to park on the road and it blocks traffic. One side of the
road is residential, one side is a working farm. All the usual concerns
about being respectful of neighbors applies, heightened by the covid
On Monday, November 2, 2020 at 9:56:43 AM UTC-5 <20c......> wrote:
> Hi again, Here's the latest, latest from Massbird: 'Cuckoo being seen in
> field across from 71 Browne Ave, Johnston RI. Very cooperative while here
> since 8 am. People wearing masks and social distancing. Not windy yet.'
> Dave Gibson
> https://birdpartner.com/ >
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2020 at 8:46 AM David Gibson <20c......> wrote:
>> Here's the latest from Massbird (11/2): "Easily seen this AM @ 8 in field
>> and perching nearby. Close to road. Follow directions off eBird posting."
>> Dave Gibson
>> https://birdpartner.com/ >>
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2020 at 6:57 AM Gail Mackiernan <katah......>
>>> Hi all,
>>> Well if 2020 couldn’t get more weird, there is a Common Cuckoo in Rhode
>>> Island, found yesterday. This is probably one of the least expected
>>> species I can think of, although they are long-distance migrants (to
>>> Africa). I am sure it is wishing it was in Africa now rather than snowy RI,
>>> but US birders are thrilled to make its acquaintance. (Check eBird for the
>>> details, this is just the one-time “mega” alert post allowed by listserv
>>> Gail Mackiernan
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