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Re: hum.....

We're leaving a week from today, and not eating much is not part
of the picture.  This is serious crab-cake country.  This is the winter
home for lots of the birds, but some are just arriving.  The snow 
geese that we go to see in the fall will have left for the North.  Some 
of the "peeps," gulls and terns will be just arriving.  Many of the 
ducks spend the winter there.  Come along.  We'll have a great
time eating seafood and spying on the birds.  This helps with the
frustration that builds about now because I want to be in the garden
so much and the weather just doesn't cooperate. 

In a message dated 03/25/2005 8:44:48 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
When are we leaving? I don't eat much :)

Seriously, sounds great.... do they all migrate there about this time or is
that their winter home? Some I have never seen!


> Remember, you did ask...
> Mostly shorebirds.
> Last year at Bombay Hook we saw:
> Pied-billed Grebes
> Great Blue Herons
> Great Egrets
> Snowy Egrets
> Black-crowned Night-Herons
> Canada Geese
> Amercan Black Ducks
> Mallards
> Northern Shovelers
> Northern Pintails
> Green-winged Teals
> Ring-necked Ducks
> Buffleheads
> Northern Harriers
> Ring-necked Pheasants
> American Coots
> Greater Yellowlegs
> Lesser Yellowlegs
> Sanderlings
> Dunlins
> Laughing Gulls
> Forster's Terns
> Belted Kingfishers
> Northern Flickers
> Robins
> Mockingbirds
> Brown Thrashers
> European Starlings
> Red-winged Blackbirds
> Common Grackles
> In Chincoteague we added to the above:
> Common Loons
> Little Blue Herons
> Cattle Egrets
> Glossy Ibis
> Brants
> Common Mergansers
> Red-breasted Mergansers
> Black Vultures
> Ospreys
> American Oystercatchers
> Ring-billed Gulls
> Herring Gulls
> Great Black-backed Gulls
> Rock Doves

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