Yesterday I posted a message about a Great Egret at Tschache pool that has a yellow tag 29x. Here is the response from Chip Weseloh about “Frank”. His email is attached and he (or I)would appreciate any information on future sightings.
> From: "Weseloh, Chip (EC)" <chip.wese...@canada.ca> > Date: April 14, 2018 at 12:01:16 PM EDT > To: "metet...@gmail.com" <metet...@gmail.com>, > Oh my goodness, Mike! > 29X is a famous egret....his name among banders and spotters is "Frank". > He/she has its own web page even. We banded it in 2012 at Nottawasaga Island, > near Collingwood, Ontario, about 1.5 hrs by car NNW of Toronto, on the > southern shore of Georgian Bay. That winter he was observed repeatedly on the > waterfront property of David Sobotta in coastal North Carolina. He was > re-observed each year, 2014-2017, during the breeding season at Nottawasaga > and he has returned to David's place each winter....for 6 years!! It is > fantastic that you saw him yesterday at the Montezuma Nat. Wldf. Refuge near > Seneca Falls, NY. His fan club will be anxious to hear this. He is > undoubtedly on his way back to his breeding colony. Is there any chance that > you could go back after the ice storm to see if he is still there? > > -----Original Message----- > From: metet...@gmail.com [mailto:metet...@gmail.com] > Sent: April 14, 2018 11:00 AM > To: Weseloh, Chip (EC) > Subject: Tagged Great Egret > > Yesterday afternoon 4/13 we had a yellow wing tagged Great Egret #29x with 4 > others. I believe all 5 came in yesterday with only scattered singles > reported before this. Thanks, Mike and Joann Tetlow 585-748-5838 > > Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --