A short drive around the Corner (5)

To: Alison <>
Subject: A short drive around the Corner (5)
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 01:36:38 +0000
That is why its a bonus (ie added extra) in NE US.

On Fri, 25 Oct 2019 at 11:55, Alison <> wrote:

Sorry, but we DON’T have Lyme disease in Australia.




From: Martin Butterfield [
Sent: Friday, 25 October 2019 11:30 AM
To: Geoffrey Dabb
Cc: COG List
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] A short drive around the Corner (5)


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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