[Tweeters] Fir Island Gyrfalcon Help Needed

Jeff jeffandsuekm at comcast.net
Tue Jan 22 19:00:16 PST 2013


If you were out on Fir Island Monday, the 21st, on Skagit City Rd, observing the Gyrfalcon between 2 and 3:15, I'm looking for you. I was out there myself and stopped to join the group observing the bird.

I'm hoping you were the gentleman with the Canon camera and the F-4 lens, I'm guessing 600mm, on a tripod. If you are, you may remember me asking about it's F-number.

This bird is a lifer for me and I try to get a photo for confirmation of all my lifers. All of my pics from that day are too dark to tell anything about this bird other than it probably is a falcon.

Here's the bottom line. If you are the man with the camera and you got a decent picture, I'm wondering if you would send me a copy. Clearly marked as your pic, of course. I have no interest in using it other than to confirm the bird I saw Monday as a Gyrfalcon.

Of course, if anyone else was there at that time and has an identifiable picture and is willing to share it with me, that would be great, also.

Thanks,

Jeff Mills
jeffandsuekm at comcast.net


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