Thanks for sharing Hugh! Very neat and I could relate to the adrenaline rush as I read Ned’s mad dash - if you want to call it that, to the scene of the fallout.
I did not get to bird with the Andrew that long but he was one who inspired a personal quest to raise my game with Shorebirds. It is one regret not being able to bird more with the likes of him. A gregarious, care free spirit with the occasional raritis fever ;) Baldelli was a loss for us and a win for VA! Go Andy!! -------- "I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick Douglass 風 Swift as the wind 林 Quiet as the forest 火 Conquer like the fire 山 Steady as the mountain Sun Tzu The Art of War > (\__/) > (= '.'=) > (") _ (") > Sent from somewhere in the field using my mobile device! Andrew Baksh www.birdingdude.blogspot.com > On Jun 5, 2020, at 8:56 AM, Hugh McGuinness <hdmcguinn...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > In case you missed this Ned Brinkley blog post, which is about the joy of > migration, it features NY birders, especially one in particular whom many of > you may have lost track of. > > https://birdcast.info/scientific-discussion/migration-story-23-may-2020-magic-on-the-eastern-shore-of-virginia/ > > Hugh > > -- > Hugh McGuinness > Washington, D.C. > -- > NYSbirds-L List Info: > Welcome and Basics > Rules and Information > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > Archives: > The Mail Archive > Surfbirds > ABA > Please submit your observations to eBird! > -- -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --