Date: 10/31/21 10:49 am
From: cllongmore <cllongmore...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Re: Snowy Owl Stratford/Milford
Thank you Jesse !  Claudia longmore Wethersfield 
-------- Original message --------From: Jesse LeBlanc <cptnhalfbeard...> Date: 10/31/21 1:10 PM (GMT-05:00) To: Melani Lust <melanilust...> Cc: Ct Birds <ctbirds...> Subject: [CT Birds] Re: Snowy Owl Stratford/Milford I totally understand and respect the fact this is coming from a place of caring, but I don’t agree with banning those reports.  Gatekeeping is a good way to kill a hobby, and I think ruining things for the majority because of a minority who are being a problem is not the way to go.I think the community could do more to show these people who are harassing birds that this won’t be tolerated.  If you see someone doing something like that, and they won’t listen when asked to stop, go stand in front of them and block all their shots.  Annoy them until they leave or stop, and let them know what they are doing is wrong.  There are peaceful ways to intervene, and if people sit back and allow these behaviors to occur they are just as much to blame.Sent from my iPhone> On Oct 31, 2021, at 12:48 PM, Melani Lust <melanilust...> wrote:> > I am in agreement with Monica.> > Warm wishes,> > Melani> > "Photos that look how your memories feel."> > > www.melanilustphotography.com> > <melanilust...> > 203.247.6983> > <https://www.instagram.com/melanilustphotography/>> <https://www.facebook.com/MelaniLustPhotography/>> <https://www.pinterest.com/melanilust/>> > > Melani has won "Best Wedding Photographer" 12 years in a row, 2010- 2021,> by readers of Fairfield County (Greenwich, Stamford, Fairfield, New Canaan,> Westport) Magazines> <https://www.pinterest.com/melanilust/>> > >> On Sun, Oct 31, 2021 at 12:32 PM Nichols Photography <>> <manichols1993...> wrote:>> >> With all due respect,>> Shouldn’t we change this?  Too many issues in the past few years with>> people harassing and chasing them. I, personally don’t agree that allowing>> the snowy owls locations to be publicized for their own safety.  Some fb>> groups have banned photos and locations for the above reasons. Just putting>> my 2 cents in.>> >> Respectfully,>> >> Monica Nichols>> Madison>> >> Sent from my iPhone>> >>>> On Oct 31, 2021, at 11:03 AM, Roy Harvey <rmharvey...> wrote:>>> >>> Posts about Snowy Owls ARE permitted.  The full posting rules about>> owls:>>> >>> Exact locations of day-roosting owls (Great Horned, Barred, Barn,>> Long-eared, Eastern>>> Screech, and Northern Saw Whet) should not be posted to protect the>> owls. Open->>> country owls such as Short-eared and Snowy, as well as rare owls such as>> Great Gray,>>> Northern Hawk Owl, and Boreal, may be reported as to specific site>> location.>>> >>> The complete posting rules can be found here:>>> >> https://www.ctbirding.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/CTBirdsPostingRules.pdf>>> >>> Roy Harvey>>> Cheshire, CT>>> >>> On Sunday, October 31, 2021, 10:11:29 AM EDT, Nichols Photography <>> <manichols1993...> wrote:>>> >>> I didn’t think we were supposed to post snowy owl sightings on the list>> serv.>>> >> >> CTBirds, a service of Connecticut Ornithological Association - Bringing>> birders together statewide. Please support COA:>> https://www.ctbirding.org/join-us/>> CTBirds is for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. For>> list rules and subscription information visit:>> https://www.ctbirding.org/birds-birding/ct-birds-email-list/> > CTBirds, a service of Connecticut Ornithological Association - Bringing birders together statewide. Please support COA: https://www.ctbirding.org/join-us/> CTBirds is for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. For list rules and subscription information visit: https://www.ctbirding.org/birds-birding/ct-birds-email-list/CTBirds, a service of Connecticut Ornithological Association - Bringing birders together statewide. Please support COA: https://www.ctbirding.org/join-us/CTBirds is for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. For list rules and subscription information visit: https://www.ctbirding.org/birds-birding/ct-birds-email-list/

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