[va-richmond-general] Re: Cormorants on lakes

  • From: s.ridd@xxxxxxx
  • To: "Al Warfield" <warfield101@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Jim Blowers" <jimvb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <acdbrooks@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 18:10:15 +0000

Actually these codes originated from the atlas projects in the 1970's. Sue

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From: "Al Warfield" <warfield101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> I think you guys need to take the course on how to do bird surveys. These are 
> standard banding codes. Look up banding codes  - Google it - and you will see 
> that it's the coming way to abbreviate birds seen or heard. When surveying 
> one 
> does not have time to write down complete bird names.
> 
> Al Warfield
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Jim Blowers 
> To: acdbrooks@xxxxxxxxxxx ; warfield101@xxxxxxxxxxx ; 
> va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Cc: s.ridd@xxxxxxx 
> Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 9:41 PM
> Subject: RE: [va-richmond-general] Re: Cormorants on lakes
> 
> 
> I agree. I would rather hear about robins than about AMROs. Besides, CAGO 
> means 
> "I poop" in Spanish.
> 
>  
> 
> Jim Blowers
> 
>  
> 
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> From: va-richmond-general-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:va-richmond-general-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ann Brooks
> Sent: Monday, 2007 April 23 21:01
> To: warfield101@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: s.ridd@xxxxxxx; va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [va-richmond-general] Re: Cormorants on lakes
> 
>  
> 
> ALL
> 
> I certainly understand the desire to use the abbreviations for our birds, 
> especially when they are fairly obvious DCCO, but I have to tell you I think 
> this is a good way to turn people off.
> 
> ANN BROOKS
> 
> 
> On Apr 23, 2007, at 2:51 PM, Al Warfield wrote:
> 
> Linda & I visited Three Lakes Nature Center (in Henrico Co) on Saturday - the 
> one that was featured in the Saturday TD - and saw DC Cormorants (DCCO) and 
> Canada Geese (CAGO) there. There was one CAGO nesting on an island. Also, 
> that's 
> a good place to see EABL and CHSP - on an asphalt path from one of the lakes 
> to 
> the parking lot. Other than that there were some TUTI and a few RBWP and DOWP.
>  
> Al Warfield
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: s.ridd@xxxxxxx 
> To: va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 2:02 PM
> Subject: [va-richmond-general] Re: Cormorants on lakes
> 
> Echo Lake in western Henrico County has spring migrating Cormorants.- Sue
> 
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> From: tyler  turpin <tylerturpin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > Mr. Barnett 
> > Thank you for reporting the Cormorants at U of R lake. They made a year 
> > round 
> > presence at Canterbury lake off Pump Road starting 3 or 4 years 
> > ago.Cormorants
> > have made a great comeback in less than 20 years. In the early 1990's they 
> were 
> > only a few at the Jamestown Ferry dock. They are now year round even on 
> > Lake 
> > Robinson in Rockbridge County (the county around Lexington VA) I have 
> > started 
> to 
> > keep track of the ponds and lakes a mile or more from the rivers that do 
> > not 
> > connect to a  river  or only connect to a river by a mile or more of creek 
> > and 
> > contain Cormorants. I have the following locations so far by personal 
> > observation or listserve reports:What other inland locations can we add?
> > 
> > Rockwood Park            Chesterfield 
> > Swift Creek Reservoir    Chesterfield
> > Harrison Lake            Charles City
> > Canterbury Lake           Henrico 
> > Tuckahoe Creek Route 6 vicinity  Goochland/Henrico   
> > Curles Neck inland former gravel mine ponds Henrico
> > Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens  Henrico
> > U  of R lake                     Henrico
> > Byrd Park Lakes          Richmond 
> >            
> > 
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