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Re: birdseed, raccoons

Sounds like a great trip Auralie.  And nice to have you back.

On Apr 9, 2005 5:52 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 04/08/2005 10:22:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
> How was the trip Auralie?
> It was lovely, Donna.  Just what we needed.  Didn't see as many
> birds as we usually do this time of the year, but still quite a bunch.
> The trip down was a bit hairy.  We spent the first night in Dover to
> visit the Bombay Hook NWR and Allee House, a historical place
> on the reservation.  It was beginning to rain as we left the next day,
> and it turned into a violent wind and rainstorm.  The drive on down
> to Chincoteague took an hour longer than usual.  But after that the
> weather cleared and the rest of the week was gorgeous.  Spring
> seemed to be late there, so perhaps that's why there were fewer
> birds than usual.  Even so, we were treated to a bald eagle
> outside our window each morning, and one day saw him catch
> something in the water.  Ospreys were nesting, too.  Lots of egrets,
> both Great and Snowy, and one Cattle.  Glossy Ibis, Ring-neck
> Pheasants, Great Blue and Black-Crowned Night Herons, lots of
> gulls and terns and ducks and shorebirds, including one marshy
> field full of Greater Yellowlegs.  All in all, a pretty good catch, even
> if not up to some years.  Every year can't be the best.  It was just
> great to be away from the telephone and pressures.  Now that
> we're back, though, everything should have been done yesterday.
> Auralie
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