Date: 12/28/20 6:35 am
From: Norman Budnitz (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Large Robin flyover, Chatham County NC
That's really cool, Steve. We've had similar total numbers of robins on the
Jordan Lake CBC, but they have been spread out over the whole count circle.
It's interesting to have them all in one continuous morning flight.


On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 8:29 AM steve stevens <carolinabirds...>

> During the Chapel Hill CBC yesterday we had a stream of American Robins
> flyover where Lystra meets Jordan Lake
> (
> ) pre-dawn, parked on the west
> side of the bridge. The flight started about 25 minutes before sunrise
> and lasted over 10 minutes. We counted approximately 3460 individuals,
> but the flight was still intermittently happening while we were moving
> on with the count.
> I'm not sure if this flock repeats this route, but figured I'd pass it
> on in case someone wanted to try for this spectacle.
> steve
> Chapel Hill, NC

Norm Budnitz
Orange County
North Carolina

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