Date: 1/30/19 5:59 am
From: Sandy Witherell <homefarm...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Song Sparrows the last couple of weeks in the Champlain Basin
One song sparrow at feeder Jan. 28, 2019 with tree sparrows, juncos,
cardinals........

Sandy Witherell
western Shoreham

-----Original Message-----
From: Janet Warren
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:33 AM
To: <VTBIRD...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Song Sparrows the last couple of weeks in the
Champlain Basin

We have a song sparrow here on South Bingham in Cornwall. I thought I must
have been mistaken. It is hanging out with juncos and tree sparrows.
Janet Warren
Cornwall
> On Jan 29, 2019, at 7:43 PM, Ian Worley <iworley...> wrote:
>
> Today Spencer Hardy reported 4 Song Sparrows from Hawkins Road in
> Ferrisburgh in Addison County, with this comment "Widespread and abundant
> along the roads in the past week or two."
>
> That got me wondering if that was unusual or not. Using a search tool
> that eBird reviewers have I checked the number of occurrences of Song
> Sparrows in past years for the combined counties of Franklin, Grand Isle,
> Chittenden, and Addison during the period of January 15-29. These are the
> four counties I review.
>
> The results ---
>
> 2019 27
> 2018 4
> 2017 3
> 2016 4
> 2015 24
> 2014 1
> 2013 2
> 2012 4
> 2011 2
> 2010 1
>
> Feast or famine, it looks like. And Spencer was right!
>
> Ian
 
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