Date: 11/5/20 4:48 pm
From: Karan Cutler <kdcutler42...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Snowy Owls and Snow Geese
Nice.


On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 4:47 PM Bryan Pfeiffer <bryan...>
wrote:

> Teage is absolutely right. Waiting for geese, besides its virtues in
> slowing down while birding (and in life), offers immeasurable rewards. A
> Snow Goose liftoff, especially when they come from “nowhere,” is among the
> most rewarding events in all North American birdwatching. Sometimes, all it
> takes is an eagle overhead to launch the flock.
>
> I think I once compared a Snow Goose launch to Roger Daltrey and the best
> rock-and-roll scream in the history of Western Civilization (
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=ekQtShe8954). Or for the
> classical music birders, maybe it’s like Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto
> (once it gets rolling a few minutes in). But I suspect there might be some
> better classical music analogy for a Snow Goose launch?
>
> (Oh, by the way, for those who don’t know it, I highly recommend Teage’s
> podcast, "The Single Acorn,” and his various other wild resources.)
>
> —Bryan
>
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> > Subject: Snowy Owls and Snow Geese
> > Date: Thu Nov 5 2020 15:21 pm
> > From: badger.meli AT gmail.com
> >
> > I was out at Dead Creek at the viewing area on 17W for about an hour on
> >
> > Tuesday morning and, as Bryan said, the geese were obscured by the
> >
> >
> > vegetation to the south. Over the hour, they took off and flew in a big
> >
> >
> > loop 4 times. So with a little patience you'll be rewarded.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Teage O'Connor
> >
> >
> > CrowsPath.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > *Wild Burlington natural history newsletter*
> >
> >
> > -
> > https://crowspath.org/newslett...
> >
> > *The Single Acorn Podcast*
> >
> >
> > -
> > https://crowspath.org/podcast
>
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