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- To: "Carolina Birds" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Fw: Huh??
- From: "Mary Myers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 15:46:07 -0500
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Thanks for all the responses. Clearly, I have learned that storks do like
to soar and they're almost cousins to the vultures. (Clearly that ugly
head had to be passed down through generations!!!)
( ) Mary Myers
^ ^ Charleston, SC
> From: Mary Myers <email@example.com>
> To: Carolina Birds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Huh??
> Date: Monday, November 08, 1999 11:53 AM
> I saw something this morning that caused me to take a double-take and
> a triple-take etc, etc..... Maybe you can explain it to me.
> I saw several vultures and then the sun caught a 'white' bird with them.
> Being on the coast, I did my usual "it's just a gull" routine, but then I
> noticed long legs like a wading bird. I was ok with that, too, just
> assuming that it was flying past, as opposed to flying with the vultures.
> Then I realized it was flying with the vultures! I saw them circle
> numerous times together. This bird clearly appeared to be a Wood Stork
> with its black and white wings, long legs, long neck and beak. But how
> this be. I'll admit that a stork's head is as ugly as a vulture's but
> in the world do they have in common that they'd be soaring together???
> \\ ~
> ( ) Mary Myers
> ^ ^ Charleston, SC