Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 22:12:04 -0400
Reply-To: Jennifer Griffith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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From: Jennifer Griffith <jbgrif@MINDSPRING.COM>
Subject: Re: Friday Skua sightings?
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Regarding the goldfinches, we get them in our Stone Mtn. yard year 'round, apparently because they can't resist the nyjer/thistle socks I keep out there.
Stone Mtn. (DeKalb)
>From: Al Mercer <al.mercer@EARTHLINK.NET>
>Sent: Jun 15, 2007 10:06 PM
>Subject: Re: [GABO-L] Friday Skua sightings?
>Brandon Best wrote:
>> Greetings all,
>> Did anyone see the Skua at Carter's Reregulation Lake on Friday,
>> particularly in the afternoon? I'll have my first chance to chase it
>> Saturday morning, so any updates would be most appreciated. A reply
>> to the
>> whole list might be appreciated by others who had to work all week
>> like me
>> and have to be weekend birders.
>> On a totally different note, I'm not sure if this is unusual or not,
>> but on
>> Wednesday, June 13, where I work near Duluth, I had several American
>> Goldfinches pass through, I heard them through most of the day. They
>> not detected before that day or after, and I'm out in the yard at work
>> several hours a day.
>> Brandon Best
>> Suwanee, GA
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>Brandon and all,
>The Skua was there late this afternoon. Also of interest was a Laughing
>Gull. Stan Chapman and I , along with several Chattanooga area birders,
>saw them from the point near the picnic area previously described.
>South Polar has my vote for this skua.
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