Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 15:35:49 -0400
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From: Barbara Passmore <passmore@DATASYS.NET>
Subject: Fwd: [FLORIDABIRDS-L] Fork-tailed Flycatcher...Negative report
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DISAPPOINTMENT, THIS TIME!
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>Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 15:27:02 -0400
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>Subject: [FLORIDABIRDS-L] Fork-tailed Flycatcher...Negative report
> --White-c. Pintail..OK??
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> Well, 12-15 of us where there at the Lust Rd. gate at Zellwood
> this AM at (or in my case about), 6:30.. no F.t. Fly. BUMMER!!
> Now you don't feel so bad do you Diane, JoAnne & Dave.
> Those of us who have chased more than one of these things were
> not surprised. Of the at least 16 Florida records only 3 or 4
> were seen on more than one day, & only one for more than two
> days. Over the past 30 years I've chased several of them, mis-
> sing them all! And, got a couple of HUGE traffic tickets to
> boot. The one I did finally see was a pure luck out, (thanks
> Wilf & Paul), in the middle Keys.
> On a more positive note, when I returned home there was a phone
> message from Dan Click waiting for me. He reports that he had a
> conversation with the general curator at the Brevard Zoo who told him
> that they have 3 Bahama Ducks, all pinioned, & all still there as of
> this morning. Soooooo, if the two ducks escaped from captivity it
> was not from the zoo less than a mile away.
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