Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Veronica's quick Grackle report

Country grackles arriving at feeding grounds
Photo by Judy Glattstein

Veronica Goodrich, a Personal Shopper for Bergdorf Goodman's, has consultations and fittings with her upper-echelon clients [some major donors to the Central Park Conservancy among them] in a plush dressing room overlooking the Pulitzer Fountain. That's at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street. Almost every evening, she watches a large flock of grackles and starlings arriving at pear trees surrounding the fountain to roost for the night. Recently she sent the following quick report:

As for the Grackles: there are more now!!!!!! The landing time is about 5:45 to 6:00pm. I really do look forward to that part of the day......can't tell you how many clients get a kick out of that...