Date: 5/18/20 3:17 pm
From: Kit Hood <kithood3...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Fwd: This morning
Ruffed Grouse 1
Scarlet Tanager male 1 (first heard then seen)
YB Sapsucker male 1
Ovenbird 2 ( 8 heard)
Hermit Thrush 1 (3 heard)
BC Chickadee 3
Redstart female 1
Tree Swallow pair
Raven 1
Pileated WP 1
Hairy Wp 1 (heard)
Wood Thrush 1 (heard)
Indigo Bunting 1 (heard)
American Robin 2 (heard)
Blue-headed Vireo

NEARLY ALL feeder birds of both sexes are eating suet. B. Orioles, Gray Catbirds, Brown Thrashers, RW Blackbirds, RB and Evening Grosbeaks, RB and WB Nuthatches, Indigo Bunting(male only), Cardinals, BC chickadees, E. Starlings, Common Grackles, Mourning Doves, Hairy and Downey WPs. Exceptions are the various sparrows, Robins, House Wrens and Goldfinches.

B. Orioles not only eating suet and sunflower chips but drinking hummingbird nectar and going through an orange a day!

A lot of song from our pond... toads’ shrill melody. Hundreds lookin for love!

Kit Hood
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