Date: 12/6/18 10:10 am From: Ruth Stewart <birder_rws...> Subject: [VTBIRD] VARIED THRUSH 324 Morse Hill Rd. E. Dorset, Dec 6, 2018
This was an oh-so-brief look, but enough for me to recover from shock and take pictures. Pretty conclusive image! Not seen in next half hr since.
E. Dorset, VT
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Sent: Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:00 PM
Subject: eBird Report - My yard birds - 324 Morse Hill Rd. E. Dorset, Dec 6, 2018
My yard birds - 324 Morse Hill Rd. E. Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, US
Dec 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Comments: Overcast, 28degrees, dusting of snow on gd. Continuous observation from Office for 4 hrs.
4 species (+1 other taxa)
Mourning Dove 8
Blue Jay 15 Descended en mass, pigged out and left - 10:30am
Black-capped Chickadee 4
Varied Thrush/American Robin 1 I took a look at feeder activity and spotted this bird at 12:40pm. I immediately recognized it as a Varied Thrush and grabbed my camera to snapped pictures without even going through various field marks. It flew off in less than 1 min of picture taking.
Dark-eyed Junco 4