Date: 6/11/24 3:36 am
From: Ted Levin <tedlevin1966...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] 11 June 2024: Hurricane Hill (1,100 feet), WRJ
4:08 a.m.: 52 degrees, wind WNW 3 mph. Aerial topography: Low, dark clouds
trace New Hampshire's western skyline; everywhere else, bands of
light—rose, yellow, and hot white. Nineteen species, including five
warblers—northern parula, black and white; common yellowthroat, pine, and
chestnut-sided; absent yellow and black-throated green.

First to the chorus: American robin 4:12 a.m., from the top of the barn.
Last to the chorus: gray catbird, 5:47 a.m., from a tangle of
tick-invested roadside shrubs
Noticeably silent (but visible): white-breasted nuthatch, red-breasted
nuthatch, ruby-throated hummingbird
Birds that most mimic a heavy smoker: scarlet tanager and eastern phoebe.
First gray squirrel to cross the road and head to the feeder: 5:53 a.m.

 
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