Hi All, Not a least bitten, but I saw a green heron in just about that location (flew into the trees at the back of the first pond) a couple of weeks ago.
Tom Frank ---- Ken Haas <waxw...@htva.net> wrote: > Hi All, > > During my beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods yesterday morning, I met a > woman on the trail who showed me her point and shoot camera and asked me what > bird she took a photo of just minutes earlier. It looked to me like a Least > Bittern and asked her where she saw it. My group agreed to look for this > unusual bird. She took us back to the first pond after coming over the > boardwalk from the parking lot, just before one reaches the Owens Platform. > She said it was in the reeds and cattails to the right side of the pond. All > of us looked for several minutes but didn’t see anything. I decided to slowly > sneak up the grassy path to the right of the pond hoping to find it. It flew > out of the cattails and deeper into the back of the pond and out of sight. > But we all got a look at it. After comparing it to everything else I thought > it could be (imm. Green Heron, for example) and looking again at her picture, > I can only come to the conclusion of a Least Bittern. > > Has anyone else been seeing one over there? > > Ken Haas > -- > > 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/ > > -- > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/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/ --