Before others start adding to the "strictly sbco or
sloco birds" in the listserves enforcement serial, let
me state that my intent was to offer a little humor to
the two groups. I certainly did not and do not wish
to rile the purists and I now promise this will never
happen again. I will found an "Odd Birding Trips"
listserve group and will send out invitations shortly.
--- Jim Greaves <greaves@...> wrote:
Meaning no disrespect here, but when I mentioned
Stilt Sandpipers in
Ventura last week, someone quite bluntly said
(privately) I should use
Ventura County list. Might I suggest a German
birding list for these "odd"
sightings, or will this now become a
At 6:36 AM -0800 1/31/00, Joe Seals wrote:
I took a quick trip down to the lake last
Thursday and, even in the foggy, cloudy weather, I
some interesting sitings.SCAUPS,
The usuals were there: lots of MALLARDS,
CORMORANTS, BLACKBIRDS, RING-NECKED DUCKS, andof
BLACK-NECKED (EARED) GREBES. But there were plenty
TUFTED DUCKS, a few POCHARDS, and one winter femaleme)
LONG-TAILED DUCK among a small group of mallards.
Especially exciting was a LITTLE AUK (a lifer for
near the breakwater to the marina.Lake
Did I forget to say that this was a trip to
Constance (Die Bodansee) on theGerman-Austrian-Swiss
border? Had you going for a moment, didn't I?partners
I was on a training visit to our German
and was allowed one-afternoon "sight-seeing". Other
lifers for me: MARSH TIT (at the bird feeders atthe
company) and a SHORT-TOED TREECREEPER (no, I didn'tthe
make this up) on the tree as I stood waiting for
hotel shuttle bus back to the airport."crash
The LITTLE AUK was special in that they are
strictly ocean and coast birds that only rarely
land" on inland waters after storms.<http://www.egroups.com/group/sbcobirding>http://www.egroups.com/group/sbcobirdi
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