A short drive around the Corner (5)

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: A short drive around the Corner (5)
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:29:52 +0000
The ticks in Cape May probably have bonus Lyme Disease!  They surely do at Jamaica Bay which isn't too far North.

On Fri, 25 Oct 2019 at 10:49, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

On Sunday morning there was a Big Day for honeyeaters streaming down past the tip of Green Cape.  Below right is my not very successful attempt to photograph a few with the lighthouse in background.  The chap at left is giving serious thought to the challenge of flying across Disaster Bay. In the couple of hours I was there a thousand or so passed through, most flocks doing a few circuits around the cliff-top before setting off, some perching on or in the low scrubby bushes. In other parts of the world there are famous places where small birds are funnelled down to a tip of land as a take-off point, such as Cape May, New Jersey, where warblers gather before flying across Delaware Bay.  That has a lighthouse, too.  You can also get ticks there, like at Green Cape.


A bird perched on a tree

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