|Date: ||Wed, 27 Jan 1999 09:57:46 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||"Trosclair, Angela" <aat6@CDC.GOV>|
|Sender: ||Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||"Trosclair, Angela" <aat6@CDC.GOV>|
|Subject: ||Re: Tundra Swan in Gwinnett County?|
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I saw the swan at the Country Club of Gwinnett late yesterday (5:30 pm).
Unfortunately, I don't at the moment have a scope, but hope to obtain one
before the bird leaves the area. He's really magnificent!!
From: Bill Cherepy [mailto:jcherepy@MINDSPRING.COM]
Sent: Friday, January 15, 1999 3:32 PM
Subject: [GABO-L] Tundra Swan in Gwinnett County?
I've been seeing what I believe to be an immature Tundra
Swan on the lake at
Briscoe Park in Snellville, Gwinnett County. The bird was
with a flock of
Canada Geese for about five days and I last saw it on
Wednesday, Jan 13. It
reappeared today, Friday, Jan 15.
I took some photos with a 200mm telephoto and they are not
the greatest, but
I posted them on my Web site and several people agree that
it appears to be
a Tundra. The bird was difficult to photograph since it
stays in the center
of the lake and is difficult to get close to. The photos are
If anyone has questions, they can call me at 770-972-0377.