Subject: Y2K #001 - NORTHERN HAWK OWL
Date: Jan 2 09:55:03 2000
From: Susi and Dale - susidale at

Does everybody understand that the "new millennium" will not begin until
January of 2001? Sorry if it hurts any feelings, but the century/millennium
didn't change yet.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim McCoy <jfmccoy at>
To: <Pterodroma at>; <tweeters at>; <dipper at>
Sent: Sunday, January 02, 2000 2:50 AM
Subject: RE: Y2K #001 - NORTHERN HAWK OWL

> Congratulations, Richard! This is a terrific story. I had
> contemplated sending out a message asking after people's
> millennium birds, but never got around to it. I was mildly
> pleased to hear and subsequently see a flicker for my first,
> instead of the crow I was expecting, especially since it was
> one of my first favorites as a child. I knew somebody out
> there could surely do better than that, but I didn't dream
> anyone would come up with something so good as a northern
> hawk owl! If you could live long enough, you'd still be
> bragging about this one at the next millennium. ;)
> So, OK, anybody else out there have a good first bird for the
> new millennium? We'll have to concede the "#1 #1" to Richard,
> but let's have some honorable mentions...
> Jim McCoy
> jfmccoy at
> Redmond, WA