3/26 Royalston (various stops on a semi-random "back road tour): Wood Duck: many along the Miller's River, off River Road on the back side Birch Hill Dam. Pileated Woodpecker 5 or 6, singles at different stops, most were heard drumming. Red-shouldered Hawk 2
ZIP on winter finches, not even a Purple!
Orange Airport: Killdeer 8 American Kestel 1 Eastern Meadowlark 1 Horned Lark 30 +/- Fox Sparrow 2 Field Sparrow 1 American Tree Sparrow 6
Branch Bridge Road (New Salem): Canada Goose 3 Wood Duck 2 American Black Duck 4 Mallard 8 Ring-necked Duck 225 +/- Hooded Merganser 4
at home in Westminster Fox Sparrows have been present and singing since the day before the big storm...a real treat.