Date: 1/3/21 5:53 pm From: Jane Stein <jeshawks...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Dark Morph RTHA in Charlotte
I'm less interested in the exact location of your bird than I am in what you seem to be saying about the VT Wildflower Farm. Has it gone bust? Is it defunct?
On Sat, 2 Jan 2021 16:16:49 -0500, Josh Phillips <jdp...> wrote: > You're right, that's not a very helpful description! That space now > appears to be a business incubator: > > http://www.charlottecrossings.com/ > > Red Onion Deli from Burlington is about to open a location there, which > will make a nice place to stop for lunch while birding the central > Champlain Valley. The map from the eBird checklist linked below has a more > precise location for where I saw the hawk, which was not there when I > passed by this afternoon. > > Joshua Phillips > > ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Jane Stein" <jeshawks...> >> To: <VTBIRD...> >> Sent: Friday, January 1, 2021 3:47:50 PM >> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Dark Morph RTHA in Charlotte >> >> I see one from time to time in the Champlain valley in wintertime, >> sometimes up at Dead Creek. >> >> What do you mean "what used to be the VT Wildflower Farm"?? Has it >> closed >> or moved or... >> >> Jane >> (Shoreham) >> >> >> On Fri, 1 Jan 2021 13:19:13 -0500, Josh Phillips <jdp...> >> wrote: >> > Just after noon today I pulled over on Route 7 in Charlotte >> > (between the >> > tack shop and what used to be the VT Wildflower Farm) to look at >> > what I >> > expected to be a dark Rough-legged Hawk. Instead, it appears to be >> > a >> dark >> > morph Red-tailed Hawk, which I've never encountered in Vermont >> > before. >> It >> > seems to me there was such a bird in Washington County a few years >> > ago? >> > >> > Photos (poor) here: >> > >> > https://ebird.org/vt/checklist/S78393840 >> > >> > Happy New Year! >> > >> > Joshua Phillips >>