[Ads-l] Coxsackie screw-in grasslands preserve

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Tue Feb 5 20:03:47 UTC 2019

The first of Andy's items seems to be what got me started on this -- a
notice to "nysbirds" on some hot items to be seen there.
The second item is no doubt a mistyping of "shrew", a small mammal that
more or less resembles a vole.


On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 2:26 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:

> A type of bird?
> and at least one Hoary Redpoll in the field north of the SaveALot in
> Coxsackie, NY
> (Greene County.). This area is part of the Coxsackie screw-in grasslands
> preserve.
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.mail-2Darchive.com_nysbirds-2Dl-40cornell.edu_msg25367.html&d=DwIBaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=v2Wtu7DQZxSBMSJv-oEMNg&m=X06sS-YSN9UORhL6vJ6eS1W_gG2VkzZ-ivY-Sp51cgE&s=fmb5g_NyzGRVKm6bZuaR7WPkE-fwB9goakGpVX0tdCA&e=
> or a small mammal
> "after hearing my descriptions of the animal and the habitat, gave me 3
> species to google- 2 voles, and a screw."t
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.mail-2Darchive.com_nysbirds-2Dl-40cornell.edu_msg04333.html&d=DwIBaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=v2Wtu7DQZxSBMSJv-oEMNg&m=X06sS-YSN9UORhL6vJ6eS1W_gG2VkzZ-ivY-Sp51cgE&s=8Eu2bsU_qdGw37PcxDbu2E030skn0cTzGcCu6mXJe1Y&e=
> Perhaps it's a typo for "screw-stem"
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__gobotany.newenglandwild.org_species_bartonia_paniculata_&d=DwIBaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=v2Wtu7DQZxSBMSJv-oEMNg&m=X06sS-YSN9UORhL6vJ6eS1W_gG2VkzZ-ivY-Sp51cgE&s=Cz7nuuSjnpUcAD1XbNv2goh2FP54CxqAqULINA8Yyo0&e=
> EO6i2uNoQ4qSELAiwPXxzF4&e=
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.americandialect.org&d=DwIBaQ&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=v2Wtu7DQZxSBMSJv-oEMNg&m=X06sS-YSN9UORhL6vJ6eS1W_gG2VkzZ-ivY-Sp51cgE&s=KZRnLfFZitkh4CCOhHbwEO6i2uNoQ4qSELAiwPXxzF4&e=>

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