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?

Thanks,

Jane
(Shoreham)

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
>>
 
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