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- To: "Tomm Lorenzin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,"'Bev Hudson'" <BevHudson@bellsouth.net>,"'BIRDERS'" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: SUCCESS!!
- From: "Steve Compton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 18:23:40 -0400
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Thnx for the reminder.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tomm Lorenzin" <email@example.com>
To: "'Bev Hudson'" <BevHudson@bellsouth.net>; "'BIRDERS'"
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 5:03 PM
Subject: RE: SUCCESS!!
May I suggest...
Please share your experience (and joy/excitement) intelligibly. There are
newbies or others on the list who may not know what an "RCW" is. If you're
going to use an abbreviation, please use the standard bird-banding Alpha
codes that can be found at http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbl/manual/bandsize.htm,
among other places. (A Red-cockaded Woodpecker can be found to be
Even if you choose to use the abbreviations, or if you insist on using your
own abbreviation (e.g., I often use "wblr" for "warbler"), please spell out
the first use of the bird's name in your post so that others will have a
clue as to what a later reference may refer.
I will do my best to remember to do the same.
Tomm "baker-man" Lorenzin
Mooresville (Lake Norman), NC
ploughs through tough dough
Visit me at: http://www.1000plus.com/
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bev Hudson
> Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 12:24
> To: BIRDERS
> Subject: SUCCESS!!
> Art and I owe a big thank you to all who have contributed
> information to guide us to just the right place to enjoy the
> RCW! To make a LONG DAY story short, (we totally enjoyed
> watching and "helping" Susan, Chris, and Lisa at their bird
> banding station) we finally sat ourselves down on the Pine
> Barrens Trail near the cluster there and WAITED! Determined
> to have success this time we waited and waited. Nothing -
> all birds deserted our spot!! We packed up, put the stuff in
> the car and made a last minute (6:45 pm, just before closing)
> check on the Bower's Bog Trail in front of the office and you
> guess it, there was a pair there chattering and pecking away
> and we even were so fortunate to see them making the effort
> to mate. We were thrilled, of course. Chris Helms was most
> informative re these special pines and birds. And to guide
> us to other places to bird in the area.
> Sunday AM headed to the "field trials" area according to
> Chris's instructions and walked the fields hoping to see the
> Bachman's Sparrow. We weren't so fortunate at this endeavor,
> but were rewarded with another encounter with another pair of
> RCW. What a wonderful surprise and to see this pair
> unexpectedly was an additional bonus.
> We enjoyed parking near Drowning Creek and seeing several
> migrant warblers. It is a beautiful spot and there were many
> of the usual returnees. We also saw a cottonmouth swim to
> shore and climb out. We came home very happy. At home we
> were greeted by our first hummer. A good weekend, wouldn't
> you agree!!
> Thanks to everyone,
> Bev Hudson
> Hendersonville, NC