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8/20/17 5:57 pm Donald Clark <sapsbks...> [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
8/20/17 5:02 pm Eugenia Cooke <euge24241...> [VTBIRD] Black billed cuckoo Castleton - Poultney rail trail
8/20/17 1:52 pm Hector Galbraith <hg2...> [VTBIRD] red crossbills
8/20/17 10:54 am Peterson, Bruce B. <peterson...> [VTBIRD] potpourri
8/20/17 9:09 am Walter Medwid <wmedwid...> [VTBIRD] A hint of fall
8/19/17 6:20 pm Donald Clark <sapsbks...> [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
8/18/17 12:16 pm Pat Folsom <pfols...> Re: [VTBIRD] * PLEASE READ * Glossy Ibises at Farm on Town Line Rd. * PLEASE READ *
8/18/17 10:57 am Jim Mead <jimmead4...> [VTBIRD] * PLEASE READ * Glossy Ibises at Farm on Town Line Rd. * PLEASE READ *
8/17/17 7:18 pm Donald Clark <sapsbks...> Re: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
8/17/17 6:44 pm kencox5 <kencox5...> Re: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
8/17/17 5:52 pm Donald Clark <sapsbks...> [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
8/17/17 4:38 pm alison wagner <alikatofvt...> [VTBIRD] Lagoon Road Soras
8/17/17 4:16 pm Ron Wild <ronhwmail...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine at uvm tower
8/16/17 10:42 am Susan Elliott <00000032e9152660-dmarc-request...> [VTBIRD] West Rutland Marsh - August 19
8/16/17 10:40 am Susan Elliott <00000032e9152660-dmarc-request...> [VTBIRD] Lake Bomoseen/Hubbardton Marshes IBA, Aug 16, 2017
8/15/17 7:26 pm Richard Littauer <richard.littauer...> [VTBIRD] @vermontbirders
8/15/17 7:04 pm Ken Copenhaver <copenhvr...> [VTBIRD] Missisquoi NWR Bird Monitoring Walk
8/15/17 1:32 pm Scott Morrical <smorrica...> [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
8/14/17 7:03 am Karan Cutler <kdcutler42...> Re: [VTBIRD] Campbell Flats in Norwich
8/14/17 6:55 am Chris Rimmer <crimmer...> [VTBIRD] Campbell Flats in Norwich
8/12/17 10:28 pm Michele Patenaude <michelep...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon at UVM water tower
8/12/17 3:59 pm Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] HOODED WARBLERGeprag Community Park - Hinesburg, Aug 12, 2017
8/12/17 8:11 am Walter Medwid <wmedwid...> [VTBIRD] Osprey active
8/11/17 5:16 pm Keri Charles <kericharles...> [VTBIRD] LITTLE BLUE HERON Campbell Flat Rd, Norwich
8/11/17 3:56 pm Kathy Thompson <kthom22...> Re: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
8/11/17 3:28 pm Katharine Thompson <kthom22...> Re: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
8/11/17 12:00 pm Jim Block <jab...> [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
8/10/17 10:05 am Barry Conolly <barryconolly...> Re: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine yes
8/10/17 8:40 am Pat Folsom <pfols...> [VTBIRD] Red Crossbills in Waitsfield
8/10/17 8:31 am Scott Morrical <smorrica...> [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine yes
8/9/17 5:25 pm MICHELE TULIS <milowhite...> Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
8/9/17 5:05 pm Maeve Kim <maevulus...> Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
8/9/17 4:57 pm Michelle <milowhite...> Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
8/9/17 4:47 pm Sarah Fellows <towanda2...> [VTBIRD] Hummers
8/9/17 2:49 pm alison wagner <alikatofvt...> [VTBIRD] Another rare baby: Sora at Lagoon Road
8/9/17 12:54 pm Kent McFarland <kmcfarland...> [VTBIRD] VT State Bird List updated
8/8/17 6:40 pm Russ Ford <russell.f.ford...> [VTBIRD] Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Charlotte
8/8/17 6:30 pm Michele Patenaude <michelep...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on UVM water tower
8/7/17 2:00 pm Martha Pfeiffer <0000001a1bef7484-dmarc-request...> [VTBIRD] Tree Swallows on the move
8/7/17 12:33 pm Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Kingbirds
8/7/17 8:50 am Nancy Goodrich <nancyg3219...> Re: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
8/7/17 8:49 am Nancy Goodrich <nancyg3219...> Re: [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
8/7/17 8:43 am Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Kingbirds Hollow Rd., Brandon, Aug 6, 2017
8/7/17 8:24 am Barbara Brosnan <bbrosnan...> Re: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
8/7/17 7:39 am Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine
8/7/17 7:10 am Maeve Kim <maevulus...> [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
8/6/17 7:14 pm Ruth <birder_rws...> [VTBIRD] failure and success in the hawk world
8/6/17 4:28 pm Sarah Fellows <towanda2...> [VTBIRD] Hooded warbler
8/6/17 5:40 am Liz Lackey <lackeytomliz...> Re: [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
8/6/17 4:57 am Cathryn Abbott <catabbott1...> [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
8/6/17 4:18 am Kathy Archer <00000260a8f97605-dmarc-request...> Re: [VTBIRD] The Bobolink Project
8/5/17 2:15 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> [VTBIRD] Yellow breasted chat in Mt. Tabor DATE and LOCATION correction
8/5/17 1:52 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor DATE
8/5/17 1:27 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
8/4/17 2:44 pm Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...> Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
8/4/17 11:50 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
8/4/17 11:01 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> [VTBIRD] Yellow- breasted Chat
8/4/17 10:46 am Chris Rimmer <crimmer...> [VTBIRD] Mansfield revisted
8/3/17 6:44 pm Cherrie Corey <cherrie.corey62...> [VTBIRD] Warblers and foraging turkey vultures (Marlboro)
8/3/17 5:25 pm FRED BATES <batesx2...> [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - 15 Washington St Rutland VT., Aug 3, 2017
8/3/17 5:22 pm FRED BATES <batesx2...> [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - Grace Cong. Church, Aug 3, 2017
8/3/17 10:52 am Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Great egrets Addison, Aug 3, 2017
8/3/17 9:07 am Bruce MacPherson <00000017afe5cb7a-dmarc-request...> [VTBIRD] Vireo and Cowbird
8/3/17 6:46 am LaBarr, Mark <MLaBARR...> Re: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
8/2/17 6:33 pm Jim Morris <0000019b462d357c-dmarc-request...> Re: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
8/2/17 4:36 pm Walter Medwid <wmedwid...> [VTBIRD] Warbler feeding wave
8/2/17 10:46 am Bridget Butler <birddiva...> [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
8/2/17 10:25 am Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Wood ducks Brandon Pearl St, Aug 2, 2017
8/2/17 5:28 am Flewelling, Joel <Joel.Flewelling...> [VTBIRD] Rutland Peregrine
8/1/17 6:10 pm Ann Curran <acurran802...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine on UVM Watertower
7/31/17 2:40 pm Alison Wagner <alikatofvt...> [VTBIRD] Hooded Warbler, a.k.a. another Elvis sighting
7/31/17 7:51 am Scott Morrical <smorrica...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine at UVM
7/30/17 2:03 pm Linda M Verchereau <daylilies56...> [VTBIRD] Rose-breasted grosbeak
7/30/17 11:59 am Scott Morrical <smorrica...> [VTBIRD] Black Vultures, Orchard Oriole At Buck Memorial Preserve
7/29/17 7:17 am Priscilla Douglas <pxdougla...> [VTBIRD] Causeway questions
7/28/17 5:04 pm FRED BATES <batesx2...> [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - Grace Cong. Church, Jul 28, 2017
7/28/17 9:06 am Chris Rimmer <crimmer...> [VTBIRD] Mansfield update
7/28/17 4:22 am Jim Mead <jimmead4...> [VTBIRD] Hooded Warbler still at Geprag's in Hinesburg
7/27/17 10:35 pm michelep <michelep...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on UVM watertower
7/27/17 5:52 pm Sue <2birdvt...> [VTBIRD] Kingbirds
7/27/17 2:35 pm Ann Curran <acurran802...> [VTBIRD] Burlington Grosbeak
7/26/17 4:41 pm Maeve Kim <maevulus...> [VTBIRD] Glossy Ibis in Ferrisburgh
7/26/17 1:36 pm sarah rosedahl <0000016265cd738b-dmarc-request...> [VTBIRD] about 50 immature tree swallows this morning
7/26/17 3:19 am CLYDE YARNELL <carolclyde...> [VTBIRD] bald eagle chase
7/25/17 10:42 pm Michele Patenaude <michelep...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on water tower at UVM
7/25/17 9:04 pm Cherrie Corey <cherrie.corey62...> [VTBIRD] Cerulean Warbler
7/25/17 5:19 pm Walter Medwid <wmedwid...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine in Newport
7/25/17 1:59 pm Teage O'Connor <badger.meli...> [VTBIRD] More Burlington excitement
7/25/17 1:48 pm Jimmor0555 <0000019b462d357c-dmarc-request...> Re: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
7/25/17 1:14 pm LaBarr, Mark <MLaBARR...> [VTBIRD] The Bobolink Project
7/24/17 2:07 pm Susan Sussman <smsussman...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine - New Location
7/24/17 10:09 am Scott Morrical <smorrica...> [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
7/22/17 6:36 pm Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...> Re: [VTBIRD] red breasted merganser July 19 in Mt. Tabor
7/22/17 9:21 am Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...> [VTBIRD] red breasted merganser July 19 in Mt. Tabor
7/21/17 4:48 pm michelep <michelep...> [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon at UVM water tower
7/21/17 8:18 am Chris Rimmer <crimmer...> [VTBIRD] Juvs dominate Mansfield banding
 
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Date: 8/20/17 5:57 pm
From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
254 birds counted this evening with one group giving great looks as they fed overhead for half an hour. This brings the season total so far to 662 birds.

Don Clark
Grafton, VT
 

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Date: 8/20/17 5:02 pm
From: Eugenia Cooke <euge24241...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Black billed cuckoo Castleton - Poultney rail trail
Biking with binoculars not always conducive to great sightings, but stopped
suddenly and got binos on the distinctive red eye ring and bill of a black
billed cuckoo. Great look, wish I'd had a camera.Also two green heron and a
belted Kingfisher. Cat Birds calling all along the trail as well.
 

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Date: 8/20/17 1:52 pm
From: Hector Galbraith <hg2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] red crossbills
2 female or immature red crossbills picking gravel off Kelly Stand road today at Stratton Mtn trailhead parking area.

Hector Galbraith, PhD
802 258 4836
802 222 1916 (c)
 

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Date: 8/20/17 10:54 am
From: Peterson, Bruce B. <peterson...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] potpourri
Yesterday. Sharp shinned Hawk dove on my two Springers while walking on the Middlebury College athletic fields, thought better about it and then hovered about six feet over my bald head. Then proceeded on south. No other hawks in the area at the time.

The robin that nested on our front porch this summer is feeding a fourth brood. Of course I can’t swear it’s the same mama, but in any case it’s the latest breeding I’ve seen . Any thoughts?

Small (maybe 10) flock of Bohemian Waxwings filtered through the neighborhood cherry trees on Saturday. Thought I heard a Cedar, but I could not see it.

Bruce Peterson
 

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Date: 8/20/17 9:09 am
From: Walter Medwid <wmedwid...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] A hint of fall
Several high flying ospreys, a merlin, a bald eagle and a broadwing
were all moving due south in high winds this morning. A skein of 10 geese,
a low flying Cooper's and cool temps added to a sense of a new season
making its way in. From Derby.
 

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Date: 8/19/17 6:20 pm
From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
Tonight there were 136 birds on the move in the 3 hours of observation. The largest groups were 25, 28 & 40.

Don Clark
Grafton, VT
 

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Date: 8/18/17 12:16 pm
From: Pat Folsom <pfols...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] * PLEASE READ * Glossy Ibises at Farm on Town Line Rd. * PLEASE READ *
I drove down there earlier in the week and quickly decided not to go beyond the private property signs.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Mead" <jimmead4...>
To: "VT Bird" <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Friday, August 18, 2017 1:57:41 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] * PLEASE READ * Glossy Ibises at Farm on Town Line Rd. * PLEASE READ *

Hello all,

There have been a few reports on eBird about Glossy Ibises on a farm on Town Line Rd. in North Ferrisburg. I actually spoke with the farmer who owns that land & farm (at 1:30 p.m. today) to ask him if it was OK to have birders go there to see the birds. He told me that for liability reasons, he does not want anyone to go onto his property or farm to try and see the birds. His farm is already posted with private property signs because of the liability reasons. Please be respectful to his wishes and stay clear of his property, and please spread the word about this to other birders.

Thanks to all,

Jim Mead
 

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Date: 8/18/17 10:57 am
From: Jim Mead <jimmead4...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] * PLEASE READ * Glossy Ibises at Farm on Town Line Rd. * PLEASE READ *
Hello all,

There have been a few reports on eBird about Glossy Ibises on a farm on Town Line Rd. in North Ferrisburg. I actually spoke with the farmer who owns that land & farm (at 1:30 p.m. today) to ask him if it was OK to have birders go there to see the birds. He told me that for liability reasons, he does not want anyone to go onto his property or farm to try and see the birds. His farm is already posted with private property signs because of the liability reasons. Please be respectful to his wishes and stay clear of his property, and please spread the word about this to other birders.

Thanks to all,

Jim Mead
 

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Date: 8/17/17 7:18 pm
From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
Sorry I missed you. I had walked to the back of the cornfield to check the flats which were dead.

Was surprised there was a good movement this early. Hope it is a sign that the species is bouncing back. The next couple weeks will tell.

> On Aug 17, 2017, at 9:44 PM, kencox5 <kencox5...> wrote:
>
> Good nighthawk movement for day 1.
> After completing my errands in Springfield I drove home by way of Reservoir Road and dropped in at North Springfield Lake dam to check out the bird situation. Crossing the spillway bridge who do I see ahead pulled over to the roadside? No other than Mr. Clark. Before I coud pull up behind you, off you went. I got the Great Egret at last.
>
>
> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
> -------- Original message --------From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...> Date: 8/17/17 8:52 PM (GMT-05:00) To: <VTBIRD...> Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
> A good start to this year’s Nighthawk Count with 272 birds passing through in the 2 1/2 hrs of observation.
>
> Don Clark
> Grafton
 

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Date: 8/17/17 6:44 pm
From: kencox5 <kencox5...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
Good nighthawk movement for day 1.
After completing my errands in Springfield I drove home by way of Reservoir Road and dropped in at North Springfield Lake dam to check out the bird situation.  Crossing the spillway bridge who do I see ahead pulled over to the roadside?  No other than  Mr. Clark. Before I coud pull up behind you, off you went. I got the Great Egret at last.


Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...> Date: 8/17/17 8:52 PM (GMT-05:00) To: <VTBIRD...> Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
A good start to this year’s Nighthawk Count with 272 birds passing through in the 2 1/2 hrs of observation.

Don Clark
Grafton
 

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Date: 8/17/17 5:52 pm
From: Donald Clark <sapsbks...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Westminster Station Nighthawk Count
A good start to this year’s Nighthawk Count with 272 birds passing through in the 2 1/2 hrs of observation.

Don Clark
Grafton
 

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Date: 8/17/17 4:38 pm
From: alison wagner <alikatofvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Lagoon Road Soras
Greetings,

The two Sora chicks made their presence be known this afternoon! They were between the 8th and 9th row of solar panels and the adult was out in the open as well. Good luck to anyone who goes for them...Also, the cows are back and have cropped the vegetation around the "watering hole," which is mostly dried up, but hopefully will attract shorebirds when we get a little rain!

Ali
Huntington
 

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Date: 8/17/17 4:16 pm
From: Ron Wild <ronhwmail...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine at uvm tower
Observed peregrine from 6:00 - 7:15pm at UVM water tower.

Apparently a juvenile? In any case seems to be favoring its left foot.

Ron and Lynn
 

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Date: 8/16/17 10:42 am
From: Susan Elliott <00000032e9152660-dmarc-request...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] West Rutland Marsh - August 19
Rutland County Audubon will be holding its monthly monitoring walk around West Rutland Marsh this Saturday, August 19. We meet at the West Rutland Price Chopper parking lot at 7 a.m.
Go the whole 3.7 mile route or go halfway. The walk is free and open to birders of all levels of experience.
http://rutlandcountyaudubon.org/

Sue Elliott
 

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Date: 8/16/17 10:40 am
From: Susan Elliott <00000032e9152660-dmarc-request...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Lake Bomoseen/Hubbardton Marshes IBA, Aug 16, 2017
Battling a stiff breeze, we made our way north by kayak on Lake Bomoseen this morning. Although we tallied only 20 species, the list included a Merlin, a Greater Yellowlegs, and two small flocks of Least Sandpipers.
Lake Bomoseen/Hubbardton Marshes IBA, Rutland, Vermont, US
Aug 16, 2017 8:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.75 mile(s)
Comments:    by kayak
20 species

Canada Goose  15
Wood Duck  8
Mallard  5
Great Blue Heron  8
Turkey Vulture  8
Osprey  2
Least Sandpiper  11
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Ring-billed Gull  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Merlin  1
Eastern Phoebe  2
Eastern Kingbird  1
Red-eyed Vireo  1
American Crow  6
Barn Swallow  17
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Cedar Waxwing  2
American Goldfinch  7

Sue and Marv Elliott, Sue Wetmore
 

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Date: 8/15/17 7:26 pm
From: Richard Littauer <richard.littauer...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] @vermontbirders
There is a lovely Twitter account, @BirdPerHour
<https://twitter.com/BirdPerHour>, which posts an image of a bird every
hour on Twitter. As I am on twitter often, I have taken the liberty of
setting up a Twitter account to mirror this listserv. It tweets the title
of the emails, and links to the public archive.

Please feel free to follow it if you'd like, @vermontbirders
<https://twitter.com/vermontbirders>: https://twitter.com/vermontbirders.

Best,
Richard

--
Richard | @richlitt <https://twitter.com/richlitt> | burntfen.com
<http://www.burntfen.com>
 

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Date: 8/15/17 7:04 pm
From: Ken Copenhaver <copenhvr...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Missisquoi NWR Bird Monitoring Walk
Join us as we monitor a variety of bird species at Missisquoi National
Wildlife Refuge.

This month's Bird Monitoring Walk will be on Saturday August 19, 2017 on
the Jeep Trail. Meet at 8:00 AM at the Louie's Landing fishing access on
Rte 78, about 3.5 miles west of Swanton village. We will meet at the gate
and drive in to the trail head at Mac's Bend. If you have any questions,
email me at <copenhvr...>

The monthly walks gather long-term data on the presence of birds, their
abundance, and changes in populations. The information we gather is entered
into the Vermont e-Bird database where data is stored by the Cornell Lab of
Ornithology. These walks are appropriate for all levels of birders and
provide a wonderful opportunity to learn about birds throughout the
seasons. Led by Ken Copenhaver and Julie Filiberti, Friends of Missisquoi
National Wildlife Refuge board members. (This month, Charlotte Bill will
be filling in for Julie.)

After 88 months of walks we have observed 145 species. Hope to see you
there!


--Ken Copenhaver

For information on other refuge events, visit: http://friendsofmissisquoi.
org/
 

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Date: 8/15/17 1:32 pm
From: Scott Morrical <smorrica...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
The UVM peregrine is on the water tower right now at 4:30 PM.
Scott

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 8/14/17 7:03 am
From: Karan Cutler <kdcutler42...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Campbell Flats in Norwich
Wow! Impressive and wonderful list.

On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 9:55 AM, Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
wrote:

> A typically productive morning at Campbell Flats, with the immature Little
> Blue Heron continuing to put on a show. The real surprise was a
> persistently singing Yellow-billed Cuckoo that flew overhead from one side
> of the road to the other, last heard singing ~9 am by the set-back house on
> the north side of the road. A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher and adult Tennessee
> Warbler were foraging along the forest edge on the west end of the corn
> field.
>
> Highlights:
>
> 1 Little Blue Heron -- continuing immature bird foraging in beaver-flooded
> meadow
> 1 Green Heron
> 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo -- consistently singing 'coo coo' song, responded to
> playback and flew overhead, landing 50 yards away and continuing to sing.
> 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
> 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee -- singing
> 1 Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) -- immature with buffy
> wing-bars
> 3 Eastern Phoebe
> 2 Eastern Kingbird
> 1 Blue-headed Vireo -- singing
> 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher -- foraging silently
> 7 Eastern Bluebird -- several juveniles
> 1 Veery -- calling
> 5 American Robin
> 8 Gray Catbird
> 4 Cedar Waxwing
> 1 Tennessee Warbler -- adult
> 3 Common Yellowthroat
> 2 American Redstart
> 1 Chestnut-sided Warbler
> 2 Savannah Sparrow
> 7 Song Sparrow
> 4 Indigo Bunting
>
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38638607
>
> ________________________
>
> Chris Rimmer
> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> 802.649.1431 x202
> http://vtecostudies.org/
>
> <http://vtecostudies.org/>
>
 

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Date: 8/14/17 6:55 am
From: Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Campbell Flats in Norwich
A typically productive morning at Campbell Flats, with the immature Little
Blue Heron continuing to put on a show. The real surprise was a
persistently singing Yellow-billed Cuckoo that flew overhead from one side
of the road to the other, last heard singing ~9 am by the set-back house on
the north side of the road. A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher and adult Tennessee
Warbler were foraging along the forest edge on the west end of the corn
field.

Highlights:

1 Little Blue Heron -- continuing immature bird foraging in beaver-flooded
meadow
1 Green Heron
1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo -- consistently singing 'coo coo' song, responded to
playback and flew overhead, landing 50 yards away and continuing to sing.
1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1 Eastern Wood-Pewee -- singing
1 Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) -- immature with buffy
wing-bars
3 Eastern Phoebe
2 Eastern Kingbird
1 Blue-headed Vireo -- singing
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher -- foraging silently
7 Eastern Bluebird -- several juveniles
1 Veery -- calling
5 American Robin
8 Gray Catbird
4 Cedar Waxwing
1 Tennessee Warbler -- adult
3 Common Yellowthroat
2 American Redstart
1 Chestnut-sided Warbler
2 Savannah Sparrow
7 Song Sparrow
4 Indigo Bunting

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38638607

________________________

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x202
http://vtecostudies.org/

<http://vtecostudies.org/>
 

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Date: 8/12/17 10:28 pm
From: Michele Patenaude <michelep...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon at UVM water tower
The Peregrine Falcon was perched on the UVM water tower at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday evening.

Michele Patenaude
172 Woodbury Road
Burlington, VT 05408
802-862-4085
 

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Date: 8/12/17 3:59 pm
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] HOODED WARBLERGeprag Community Park - Hinesburg, Aug 12, 2017
The Hooded warbler continues to feed fledgling.
Sue Wetmore, Ali Wagner and Enid. Thanks to Enid's persistent searching we had a look at this bird.

Geprag Community Park - Hinesburg, Aug 12, 2017
>
> Geprag Community Park - Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, US
> Aug 12, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.0 mile(s)
> 25 species
>
> Turkey Vulture 5
> Red-tailed Hawk 1
> Chimney Swift 1
> American Kestrel 2
> Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
> Red-eyed Vireo 2
> Blue Jay 1
> American Crow 1
> Common Raven 1
> Tree Swallow 2
> Black-capped Chickadee 7
> Veery 1
> American Robin 2
> Gray Catbird 3
> Cedar Waxwing 4
> Golden-winged Warbler 1 Yellow crown and wing patch, black throat and eye mask, whitish underparts.
> Blue-winged Warbler 2 male and female, yellow chest and belly , two white wing bars, black eye-line. Undertail coverts white, undertail feathers white with dark outer tips.
> Hooded Warbler 2 Male Hooded Warbler, black crown and throat, face bright yellow; yellow entirely below. Overall olive back. Male feeding fledgling.
> American Redstart 2
> Blackburnian Warbler 1
> Chestnut-sided Warbler 3
> Song Sparrow 1
> Eastern Towhee 1
> Red-winged Blackbird 1
> American Goldfinch 3
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38610973
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 8/12/17 8:11 am
From: Walter Medwid <wmedwid...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Osprey active
Ospreys have been very active this morning...over a dozen sightings from
one spot with lots of vocalizing. One kettle of 5. From Derby.
 

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Date: 8/11/17 5:16 pm
From: Keri Charles <kericharles...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] LITTLE BLUE HERON Campbell Flat Rd, Norwich
The Little (not so) Blue Heron found by Chris Rimmer yesterday was seen
again today at Campbell Flat Rd in Norwich. It was perching at the top of
dead trees this evening at 7pm. The immature bird is actually bright white,
so at first glance it can be easily mistaken for an egret. Its beak is dark
at the tip and light blue closer to the head though. I shared a few photos
on the Vermont Birding Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/
groups/122344074456425), along with a picture of a disgruntled Green Heron.
Happy birding!

Keri
Norwich

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <ebird-checklist...>
Date: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 8:08 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Campbell Flat Rd., Aug 11, 2017
To: <kericharles...>


Campbell Flat Rd., Windsor, Vermont, US
Aug 11, 2017 7:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.4 mile(s)
13 species

Wild Turkey 1
Little Blue Heron 1 Beautiful continuing bird. Seen perching at the
top of three different dead trees. If not seen in the water, look up! See
photos.
Green Heron 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Blue Jay 1
American Crow 5
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Eastern Bluebird 1
American Robin 1
Gray Catbird 2
Cedar Waxwing 6
Song Sparrow 1
American Goldfinch 2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ch
ecklist/S38595114

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
 

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Date: 8/11/17 3:56 pm
From: Kathy Thompson <kthom22...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
I was actually trying to thank Jim for the great photos without posting to the entire list!
 

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Date: 8/11/17 3:28 pm
From: Katharine Thompson <kthom22...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jim Block <jab...>
Date: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
To: <VTBIRD...>


Yesterday Chris Rimmer of VCE found a Little Blue Heron at Campbell Flats.
He reported, ". and an immature egret/heron that was either a Snowy Egret or
a Little Blue Heron. I never managed to get my spotting scope on the bird,
but based on a 20-25 second view through binoculars as it perched atop a
tree, I believe it was a Little Blue."



By this morning a group of folks much more expert than I had concluded it
was indeed a Little Blue Heron. I have posted some photos at:

http://www.jimblockphoto.com/2017/08/little-blue-heron-in-norwich/



Jim Block

Etna, NH
 

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Date: 8/11/17 12:00 pm
From: Jim Block <jab...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Little Blue Heron in Norwich --- PHOTOS
Yesterday Chris Rimmer of VCE found a Little Blue Heron at Campbell Flats.
He reported, ". and an immature egret/heron that was either a Snowy Egret or
a Little Blue Heron. I never managed to get my spotting scope on the bird,
but based on a 20-25 second view through binoculars as it perched atop a
tree, I believe it was a Little Blue."



By this morning a group of folks much more expert than I had concluded it
was indeed a Little Blue Heron. I have posted some photos at:

http://www.jimblockphoto.com/2017/08/little-blue-heron-in-norwich/



Jim Block

Etna, NH
 

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Date: 8/10/17 10:05 am
From: Barry Conolly <barryconolly...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine yes
Sharon, FYI

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On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:29 AM, Scott Morrical <smorrica...> wrote:

> It's there on the tower right now, 11:30 AM, north side.
> Scott
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>
 

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Date: 8/10/17 8:40 am
From: Pat Folsom <pfols...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Red Crossbills in Waitsfield
A pair of Red Crossbills at the entrance of the parking lot to Big Picture Theatre on Carroll Rd. I saw them clearly at 10:30 AM this morning (8/10), but had no camera. The female flew west towards Wood and Wood as I watched. Hooray for a good cone year. Will be keeping my eyes open~

Happy Birding,
Pat
 

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Date: 8/10/17 8:31 am
From: Scott Morrical <smorrica...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine yes
It's there on the tower right now, 11:30 AM, north side.
Scott

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 8/9/17 5:25 pm
From: MICHELE TULIS <milowhite...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
Thanks Maeve! Having some e mail issues as always...
> On August 9, 2017 at 8:04 PM Maeve Kim <maevulus...> wrote:
>
>
> Weird. I sent you his number a couple of days ago. It’s Karl Riemer, at 899-5145.
>
> Maeve
>
> On Aug 9, 2017, at 7:57 PM, Michelle <milowhite...> wrote:
>
> > Wish I could go but I'm working!
> > Could I get Karl's # from you? Maryanne had mentioned you were friends?
> > Thanks so much
 

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Date: 8/9/17 5:05 pm
From: Maeve Kim <maevulus...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
Weird. I sent you his number a couple of days ago. Its Karl Riemer, at 899-5145.

Maeve

On Aug 9, 2017, at 7:57 PM, Michelle <milowhite...> wrote:

> Wish I could go but I'm working!
> Could I get Karl's # from you? Maryanne had mentioned you were friends?
> Thanks so much
 

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Date: 8/9/17 4:57 pm
From: Michelle <milowhite...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
Wish I could go but I'm working!
Could I get Karl's # from you? Maryanne had mentioned you were friends?
Thanks so much

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 7, 2017, at 10:09 AM, Maeve Kim <maevulus...> wrote:
>
> Please join me for a walk at Vermont’s least-known state park!
>
> There will be a class 9:00 Thursday morning about Birds of Vermont’s Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands, at the Lake Champlain Basin Program building just past the Grand Isle Ferry (54 W. Shore Rd, Grand Isle). Then, at 7AM on Saturday, we’ll walk at Round Pond through woods and meadows, past the lovely pond, and down to the lakeshore.
>
> Both events are sponsored by Island Arts (www.islandarts.org). Usually the class and walk are a package, but I’ve just heard from Island Arts that people can sign up for just one event. Please contact me off-list if you’re interested.
>
> Maeve Kim, Jericho Center
 

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Date: 8/9/17 4:47 pm
From: Sarah Fellows <towanda2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Hummers
Tonight as Hummers are busy trying to bulk up for the night, one attacked a stick on hummer on my window right in front of me. The gardens and flower beds and feeders are full and they are attacking each other relentlessly. parents and kids?

Sally fellows
Williston
 

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Date: 8/9/17 2:49 pm
From: alison wagner <alikatofvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Another rare baby: Sora at Lagoon Road
Chittenden County Birders beware,

First Hooded Warbler and Least Bittern chicks, and now there is a very good chance there are Sora babies! Today I showed a picture of a Sora to one of the managers of the waste treatment facility and he already knew about the bird! It just so happened he was the person that had been brush hogging between the solar panels...He said he stopped mowing because he saw two chicks. (His comment was that mowing wasn't as important as protecting them!) Then he cupped his hands together to illustrate their size and said they were dark. The ruts left by the mower are perfect for the Soras, full of water and edged with long grass, and the chicks should be easy to see if and when they come out from cover!

Ali
Huntington
 

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Date: 8/9/17 12:54 pm
From: Kent McFarland <kmcfarland...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] VT State Bird List updated
The Vermont Bird Records Committee has posted an updated for the Official
Vermont State Bird Checklist to reflect taxonomic changes recently made.
Thank you to Ted Murin for work and dedication for this annual update for
the VBRC.

This checklist includes all species for which acceptable specimen,
photographic, or written documentation exists for Vermont. The list has
been approved by the Vermont Bird Records Committee and includes 387
species representing 22 orders and 62 families of birds. The names of the
birds and their taxonomic arrangement follow the American Ornithological
Society Check-list of North and Middle American Birds Seventh Edition
(1998), 58th supplement (July 2017) (see http://checklist.aou.org/).

Highlights affecting the Vermont fauna include:

- Thayer's Gull removed, lumped with Iceland Gull (sorry you all lost a
tick)
- Snow Goose and Ross's Goose genus Chen ditched for Anser, and Anser
sequence changed
- Duck genus Anas split into four genera and dabbling duck sequence
changed (again)
- Northern Harrier and Northern Shrike scientific names changed
- Le Conte's Sparrow changed to LeConte's Sparrow (space removed)
- New world sparrows family name changed
- Chat gets own family
- Family sequence changed following Longspurs and Snow Bunting (again)
- Shorebird sequence changed (again)
- Finch genera sequence changed (again)

Visit the Vermont Bird Records Committee web site at
https://vtecostudies.org/wildlife/wildlife-watching/vbrc/bird-checklists/
to download a PDF.

Vermont eBird taxonomy will be undergoing annual updates this month too.

Thanks,
Kent
____________________________

Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x201

<http://vtecostudies.org/>
 

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Date: 8/8/17 6:40 pm
From: Russ Ford <russell.f.ford...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Charlotte
Yellow-billed Cuckoo calling at 7:15 this evening on Thompson's Point in
Charlotte. - Russ and Sterling Ford
 

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Date: 8/8/17 6:30 pm
From: Michele Patenaude <michelep...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on UVM water tower
Once again the Peregrine Falcon was perched on the water tower at UVM at 8:15 p.m. this evening.

Michele Patenaude
172 Woodbury Road
Burlington, VT 05408
802-862-4085
 

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Date: 8/7/17 2:00 pm
From: Martha Pfeiffer <0000001a1bef7484-dmarc-request...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Tree Swallows on the move
Today at Miller's Pond in Arlington there were about 80 Tree Swallows on the wires, all preening and flying in and out.  A morning delight to hear the chatter of so many.
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38527049
  Martha Pfeiffer, Dorset
 

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Date: 8/7/17 12:33 pm
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Kingbirds
I arrived at the nest of kingbirds on Hollow Rd. just moments before they fledged. Two were perched on the rim of the nest with adults nearby having fits. I managed one photo of these newbies ready for whatever life brings. Together the pair lifted off, pooped to lighten the load,and headed for a tree.
It always amazes me how quickly they grow from egg to fledgling.
Birding rocks!
Sue Wetmore
Brandon

Sent from my iPod
 

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Date: 8/7/17 8:50 am
From: Nancy Goodrich <nancyg3219...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
AMEN to your post....(Can't help it...)

On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Barbara Brosnan <bbrosnan...> wrote:

> AAARRRGH!
> Barbara B
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vermont Birds [mailto:<VTBIRD...>] On Behalf Of Sue
> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2017 10:39 AM
> To: <VTBIRD...>
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
>
> At 8:45 this morning a peregrine appeared to be having breakfast as it
> perched on Grace Cong'l Church in Rutland. No surprise that these birds
> prefer that perch, after all they are birds of prey.
> Sue Wetmore
>
> Sent from my iPod
>
 

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Date: 8/7/17 8:49 am
From: Nancy Goodrich <nancyg3219...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
These reports of bird behavior are so interesting and helpful; thanks to
all of the observe.rs (and reporters!).

On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Liz Lackey <lackeytomliz...> wrote:

> I observed this behavior last year in the blue birds nesting near my
> home. Blue birds are know to have “helpers at the nest”. I.e. an older
> generation sticking around to help parents raise the next one.
>
> It’s interesting to witness this.
>
> Liz Lackey
> Stowe, VT
> > On Aug 6, 2017, at 7:57 AM, Cathryn Abbott <catabbott1...> wrote:
> >
> > Hello All! This season our bluebirds stuck around to raise their second
> brood in the exact same nesting box (which we cleaned out between broods).
> The three juveniles (which fledged on June 8) are still here as well. The
> second brood is well along, quite vocal, and peeking out of the nest box in
> between food deliveries. Last evening we watched one of the juvenile
> bluebirds feed its younger siblings. This happened on several occasions
> including one botched attempt where the caterpillar, still alive, managed
> to escape. I'm curious if anyone else has observed this helping behavior?
> >
> > Cat Abbott
> > Dummerston
>
 

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Date: 8/7/17 8:43 am
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Kingbirds Hollow Rd., Brandon, Aug 6, 2017
The kingbird nestlings have grown and look ready to fledge.
Sue Wetmore
> Date: August 7, 2017 at 11:09:11 AM EDT
> To: <2birdvt...>
> Subject: eBird Report - Hollow Rd., Brandon, Aug 6, 2017
>
> Hollow Rd., Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, US
> Aug 6, 2017 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.0 mile(s)
> 32 species
>
> Mourning Dove 4
> Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
> Eastern Wood-Pewee 3
> Eastern Phoebe 2
> Great Crested Flycatcher 1
> Eastern Kingbird 8
> Red-eyed Vireo 6
> Blue Jay 1
> American Crow 2
> Common Raven 1
> Barn Swallow 1
> Black-capped Chickadee 8
> Tufted Titmouse 1
> Veery 1
> Hermit Thrush 2
> American Robin 3
> Gray Catbird 5
> European Starling 2
> Cedar Waxwing 3
> Common Yellowthroat 1
> American Redstart 2
> Song Sparrow 6
> Swamp Sparrow 2
> Eastern Towhee 1
> Northern Cardinal 2
> Red-winged Blackbird 13
> Common Grackle 2
> Brown-headed Cowbird 1
> Purple Finch 1
> American Goldfinch 4
> House Sparrow 2
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38524725
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 8/7/17 8:24 am
From: Barbara Brosnan <bbrosnan...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
AAARRRGH!
Barbara B

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:<VTBIRD...>] On Behalf Of Sue
Sent: Monday, August 07, 2017 10:39 AM
To: <VTBIRD...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine

At 8:45 this morning a peregrine appeared to be having breakfast as it
perched on Grace Cong'l Church in Rutland. No surprise that these birds
prefer that perch, after all they are birds of prey.
Sue Wetmore

Sent from my iPod
 

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Date: 8/7/17 7:39 am
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine
At 8:45 this morning a peregrine appeared to be having breakfast as it perched on Grace Cong'l Church in Rutland. No surprise that these birds prefer that perch, after all they are birds of prey.
Sue Wetmore

Sent from my iPod
 

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Date: 8/7/17 7:10 am
From: Maeve Kim <maevulus...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] walk at Round Pond
Please join me for a walk at Vermonts least-known state park!

There will be a class 9:00 Thursday morning about Birds of Vermonts Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands, at the Lake Champlain Basin Program building just past the Grand Isle Ferry (54 W. Shore Rd, Grand Isle). Then, at 7AM on Saturday, well walk at Round Pond through woods and meadows, past the lovely pond, and down to the lakeshore.

Both events are sponsored by Island Arts (www.islandarts.org). Usually the class and walk are a package, but Ive just heard from Island Arts that people can sign up for just one event. Please contact me off-list if youre interested.

Maeve Kim, Jericho Center
 

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Date: 8/6/17 7:14 pm
From: Ruth <birder_rws...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] failure and success in the hawk world
I have been fortunate this summer not to have had bear visits, so have enjoyed the other kinds of visits from many jvls birds at my feeders - bjays, red-wing bb, house finches, chipping sp, cardinal, rose-breasted gb, chickadees, white-br nuthatches, many mourning doves, etc. Of course, all this is food on the table! Sat. I actually SAW a hawk make a pass at some bluejays on the platform feeder - no catch. However, practice makes perfect! Altho I didn't see the flyin, there was the hawk on a blue jay in my driveway. I wasn't sure whether the hit was fatal until I inched my car ahead, and the hawk took off with the jay in its talons. My, my but the family was VERY upset.


I have not gotten a good enough look at the hawk yet, but jizz says Coopers.



Ruth Stewart
E. Dorset, VT
 

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Date: 8/6/17 4:28 pm
From: Sarah Fellows <towanda2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Hooded warbler
Seen by many folks today at geprag's park in hinesburg, thanks to Enid.Thank you so much ,Enid, for giving us the patience and fortitude to see this incredible bird!
ALso, there is a black billed cuckoo hanging around the side of south road, just north of the entrance to Christmas lane, in Williston

Sally Fellows
Williston, vet
 

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Date: 8/6/17 5:40 am
From: Liz Lackey <lackeytomliz...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
I observed this behavior last year in the blue birds nesting near my home. Blue birds are know to have “helpers at the nest”. I.e. an older generation sticking around to help parents raise the next one.

It’s interesting to witness this.

Liz Lackey
Stowe, VT
> On Aug 6, 2017, at 7:57 AM, Cathryn Abbott <catabbott1...> wrote:
>
> Hello All! This season our bluebirds stuck around to raise their second brood in the exact same nesting box (which we cleaned out between broods). The three juveniles (which fledged on June 8) are still here as well. The second brood is well along, quite vocal, and peeking out of the nest box in between food deliveries. Last evening we watched one of the juvenile bluebirds feed its younger siblings. This happened on several occasions including one botched attempt where the caterpillar, still alive, managed to escape. I'm curious if anyone else has observed this helping behavior?
>
> Cat Abbott
> Dummerston
 

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Date: 8/6/17 4:57 am
From: Cathryn Abbott <catabbott1...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Helping Behavior in Bluebirds
Hello All! This season our bluebirds stuck around to raise their second brood in the exact same nesting box (which we cleaned out between broods). The three juveniles (which fledged on June 8) are still here as well. The second brood is well along, quite vocal, and peeking out of the nest box in between food deliveries. Last evening we watched one of the juvenile bluebirds feed its younger siblings. This happened on several occasions including one botched attempt where the caterpillar, still alive, managed to escape. I'm curious if anyone else has observed this helping behavior?

Cat Abbott
Dummerston
 

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Date: 8/6/17 4:18 am
From: Kathy Archer <00000260a8f97605-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] The Bobolink Project
Hi Mark,
Thanks for the update. Please could you change my e-mail to <kathyarchervt...>? It's great to hear about the project! Best, Kathy

Sent from my iPhone

> On 25 Jul 2017, at 16:13, LaBarr, Mark <MLaBARR...> wrote:
>
> Thanks everyone for making 2017 another successful year for the Bobolink Project in Vermont. Roughly 600 acres of Vermont grasslands were managed for Bobolinks and other grassland birds with the help of donations from the conservation community. This is up from about 500 acres the previous two years. We estimated about 229 pairs fledged more than 630 chicks in 2017. Again up from about 500 fledglings in each of 2015 and 2016. Special thanks goes out to all those that supported the project, our partners Mass Audubon and Audubon Connecticut and Dr. Allan Strong for making this effort so successful. For more information about the project you can go to www.bobolinkproject.com<http://www.bobolinkproject.com> or http://vt.audubon.org/news/bobolink-project-reaches-new-highs-vermont We look forward to working with Vermont farmers and the conservation community again in 2018.
>
> Mark
>
> Mark LaBarr
> Conservation Program Manager
> Audubon Vermont
> 255 Sherman Hollow Road
> Huntington, VT 05462
> 802-434-3068
> <mlabarr...>
 

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Date: 8/5/17 2:15 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Yellow breasted chat in Mt. Tabor DATE and LOCATION correction
The bird was sighted on June 30th. I have corrected the location information in Ebird it now reads:


In a small dense tree next to a house at 259 Brooklyn rd., Mount Tabor. next to Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area, near WHITE ROCKS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA which is located in the GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST in a yard with dense shrubbery, and high weeds, and the otter creek. It was gray-green on the back, a patch of black from the bill to the eye, a yellow breast, a thick short warbler type of bill but a big bird a little smaller than a robin, with some white underneath, dark colored legs, and a very long tail. Very quiet. I was very still at tree canopy height. I had no camera or binoculars but was very close to the bird in birdspeak so I could see it well.This house has had much wildlife and common and rare bird sightings. If anyone wants to try and identify the bird the house is up for sale and I can help to notify the owners so you can go in and bird at tree level . <sharonxxturner...>




Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss
 

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Date: 8/5/17 1:52 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor DATE
I saw the birds on July 19th 2017. Sorry I omitted the date on the email post. I am currently attempting to fill out a form for rare bird sighting for the listing on ebird to make it legitimate on ebird.


Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss



-----Original Message-----
From: Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...>
To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Aug 4 5:43 pm
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor

Hi Sharon, I live at 583 Brooklyn Rd, just up the road from you. Your place is a great vantage point for birds! I was confused as your posts say you are near White Rocks State Park, and there is no such place. Up the road from me a bit is the WHITE ROCKS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA which is located in the GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST, which is all US Forest land. The land that borders the Crosby property is owned by the State of Vermont and is actually part of the Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area. You may have seen the pull-off on rte 7 north, just up the road a few minutes on the right, if you pull in there you will see the sign - a great place to bird for spring/fall migrating warblers, and in the spring at dusk mating woodcocks. This WMA borders the GMNF. I know this because I have hiked all through those woods, as well as researched it for a resource management class a long while ago. I'm correcting you as the location information you are submitting to ebird and here is incorrect.
Happy Birding!Pam Coleman

From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
To: <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 2:50 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor

Behind a house at 259 Brooklyn Rd.., Mount Tabor. next to the white rocks State park in the Green Mountains National Forest. The house has otter creek in the yard with plenty of brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous and conifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers. There was a pair of birds drifting on the water with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/gray on the back, and a brown head. I had about 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly drifted into a patch of weeds in the creek. Next time, if there is a next time because the house is for sale, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlife viewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even a moose in labor. I wonder if they are a common/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them. Any questions or thoughts please email me at sharxxturner@switched
.com





Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss



 

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Date: 8/5/17 1:27 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
Thank You! I have corrected the post in ebird.


Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss



-----Original Message-----
From: Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...>
To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Aug 4 5:43 pm
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor

Hi Sharon, I live at 583 Brooklyn Rd, just up the road from you. Your place is a great vantage point for birds! I was confused as your posts say you are near White Rocks State Park, and there is no such place. Up the road from me a bit is the WHITE ROCKS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA which is located in the GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST, which is all US Forest land. The land that borders the Crosby property is owned by the State of Vermont and is actually part of the Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area. You may have seen the pull-off on rte 7 north, just up the road a few minutes on the right, if you pull in there you will see the sign - a great place to bird for spring/fall migrating warblers, and in the spring at dusk mating woodcocks. This WMA borders the GMNF. I know this because I have hiked all through those woods, as well as researched it for a resource management class a long while ago. I'm correcting you as the location information you are submitting to ebird and here is incorrect.
Happy Birding!Pam Coleman

From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
To: <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 2:50 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor

Behind a house at 259 Brooklyn Rd.., Mount Tabor. next to the white rocks State park in the Green Mountains National Forest. The house has otter creek in the yard with plenty of brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous and conifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers. There was a pair of birds drifting on the water with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/gray on the back, and a brown head. I had about 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly drifted into a patch of weeds in the creek. Next time, if there is a next time because the house is for sale, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlife viewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even a moose in labor. I wonder if they are a common/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them. Any questions or thoughts please email me at sharxxturner@switched
.com





Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss



 

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Date: 8/4/17 2:44 pm
From: Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
Hi Sharon, I live at 583 Brooklyn Rd, just up the road from you.  Your place is a great vantage point for birds!  I was confused as your posts say you are near White Rocks State Park, and there is no such place.  Up the road from me a bit is the WHITE ROCKS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA which is located in the GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST, which is all US Forest land.  The land that borders the Crosby property is owned by the State of Vermont and is actually part of the Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area. You may have seen the pull-off on rte 7 north, just up the road a few minutes on the right, if you pull in there you will see the sign - a great place to bird for spring/fall migrating warblers, and in the spring at dusk mating woodcocks.  This WMA borders the GMNF.  I know this because I have hiked all through those woods, as well as researched it for a resource management class a long while ago. I'm correcting you as the location information you are submitting to ebird and here is incorrect.
Happy Birding!Pam Coleman

From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
To: <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 2:50 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor

Behind a house at 259 Brooklyn Rd.., Mount Tabor. next to the white rocks State park in the Green Mountains National Forest. The house has otter creek in the yard with plenty of brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous and conifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers. There was a pair of birds drifting on the water with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/gray on the back, and a brown head. I had about 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly drifted into a patch of weeds in the creek. Next time, if there is a next time because the house is for sale, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlife viewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even a moose in labor. I wonder if they are a common/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them. Any questions or thoughts please email me at sharxxturner@switched
.com





Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
                                -Dr. Seuss



 

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Date: 8/4/17 11:50 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Red-breasted/common Merganser cross in Mount Tabor
Behind a house at 259 Brooklyn Rd.., Mount Tabor. next to the white rocks State park in the Green Mountains National Forest. The house has otter creek in the yard with plenty of brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous and conifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers. There was a pair of birds drifting on the water with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/gray on the back, and a brown head. I had about 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly drifted into a patch of weeds in the creek. Next time, if there is a next time because the house is for sale, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlife viewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even a moose in labor. I wonder if they are a common/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them. Any questions or thoughts please email me at sharxxturner@switched
.com





Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss
 

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Date: 8/4/17 11:01 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Yellow- breasted Chat
In a small dense tree next to a house at 259 Brooklyn Rd, Mt tabor on the edge of white rocks national forest in a yard with dense shrubbery, and high weeds, and the otter creek. It was gray-green on the back, a patch of black from the bill to the eye, a yellow breast, a thick short warbler type of bill but a big bird a little smaller than a robin, with some white underneath, dark colored legs, and a very long tail. Very quiet. I was very still at tree canopy height. I had no camera or binoculars but was very close to the bird in bird speak so I could see it well.This house has had much wildlife and common and rare bird sightings. If anyone wants to try and identify the bird the house is up for sale and I can help to notify the owners so you can go in and bird at tree level . <sharonxxturner...>


Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss
 

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Date: 8/4/17 10:46 am
From: Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Mansfield revisted
Having claimed that last week's field visit to Mansfield would be VCE's
last until a mid-September wrap-up trip, the lure of one more outing (and
great weather) proved irresistible. A small contingent arrived on the
ridgeline Tuesday evening and quickly set 23 mist nets under ideal
conditions of light winds, unusually warm temperatures (~70F) and cloudless
skies. Although there was virtually no dusk chorus to be heard (1 or 2
Bicknell's Thrushes and White-throated Sparrows sounded off briefly), it
was a fine evening. We closed nets at dusk with 11 captures of the usual
suspects.

We all slept outside on decks of the Octagon or ski patrol hut and were
back on the ridgeline by 4:15 to open nets, forgetting how much shorter the
days are now (we could have slept in another 10-15 mins!). All nets were
open well before first light, but a hoped-for N. Saw-whet Owl failed to
appear. The next 6 hours were steady, though never truly busy. We ended up
with a total of 48 captures. The most noteworthy change was the absence of
adults in our sample - only 1 Bicknell's Thrush, no Blackpoll Warblers,
only 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler and White-throated Sparrow. Juveniles again
dominated. Those adults we did capture were generally in early or
mid-stages of flight feather molt, which reduces their inclination to fly.
Most are also likely no longer feeding kids and so moving about less on our
study site.

Our most surprising bird by far was an adult female Bay-breasted Warbler
with a regressing brood patch, indicating that she had nested earlier in
the season. She was almost certainly far from her breeding site, as the
species is not currently known (based in large part on the second VT
Breeding Bird Atlas) to nest anywhere within Vermont. She was molting her
innermost 2 primaries on each wing, and her appearance could indicate a
true "molt migration", but is more likely an extended post-breeding
dispersal. Regardless, it was an unexpected and rewarding encounter for us.

Our banding totals:

Golden-crowned Kinglet 3 2 in full juvenal plumage; one beginning molt
into first basic
Bicknell's Thrush 6 1 recaptured adult male, 5 free-flying juveniles
Swainson's Thrush 5 2 new males, i recaptured female, 2 juveniles (1 a
recapture)
Hermit Thrush 2 free-flying juvenlles
American Robin 3 1 new adult female, 2 recaptured adult males
Cedar Waxwing 1 adult female
Black-and-white Warbler 1 immature female in first basic plumage
Bay-breasted Warbler 1 adult female with regressing brood patch in
early primary molt (photographed)
Blackpoll Warbler 9 all free-flying juveniles in various stages of
first prebasic molt
Black-throated Blue Warbler 4 immatures: 2 males, 2 females in full
first basic plumage
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 2 1 new adult male in primary molt, 1
new free-flying juvenile
Canada Warbler 1 immature, probable female
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 8 3 new adult females, 1 recaptured
adult male, 5 juveniles including one bob-tailed bird only a day or two out
of nest
White-throated Sparrow 1 new adult female

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
checklist/S38473561

________________________

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x202
http://vtecostudies.org/

<http://vtecostudies.org/>
 

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Date: 8/3/17 6:44 pm
From: Cherrie Corey <cherrie.corey62...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Warblers and foraging turkey vultures (Marlboro)
Thanks to Walter’s post, I got myself out at dawn this morning and was rewarded by a small flock of warblers foraging about the yard and field-edge trees. Two black-and-whites clearly ID’d and a number of very drab CFW’s that I couldn’t discern in the low light. We’ve also had regular visits from a turkey vulture who has been landing and foraging in our lawn and mowing. Today it was joined by two more and they sat and walked about the mowing for some time. Two appeared to be mature and the third likely a first year, so maybe a family?

Also have been enjoying the tentative forays of a recently fledged broad wing who regularly comes up next to the house and pines away through the windows.

Cherrie Corey
Marlboro, VT


Cherrie A. Corey
Naturalist and photographer
978.760.1933 mobile
www.senseofplace-concord.com
 

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Date: 8/3/17 5:25 pm
From: FRED BATES <batesx2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - 15 Washington St Rutland VT., Aug 3, 2017
>
> First post from our new apartment.
>
> Fred and Lana Bates
>
> Rutland VT.
>
> 15 Washington St Rutland VT., Rutland, Vermont, US
> Aug 3, 2017 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
> Protocol: Stationary
> Comments: Our new apartment location. One feeder up so far.
> 8 species
>
> Mourning Dove 2
> Black-capped Chickadee 2
> White-breasted Nuthatch 1
> American Robin 2
> Gray Catbird 1
> European Starling 25
> Northern Cardinal 2
> House Sparrow 10
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38464639
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
>
 

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Date: 8/3/17 5:22 pm
From: FRED BATES <batesx2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - Grace Cong. Church, Aug 3, 2017
> I have to start taking my Binos on our nightly walks.
Fred and Lana Bates
Rutland
>
> Grace Cong. Church, Rutland, Vermont, US
> Aug 3, 2017 7:30 PM - 7:40 PM
> Protocol: Stationary
> Comments: All three birds were on the steeple.
> 1 species
>
> Peregrine Falcon 3
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38464439
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 8/3/17 10:52 am
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Great egrets Addison, Aug 3, 2017
This morning birding was productive by the shore of L. Champlain.
Barred owl landed right above our heads as we sat enjoying the view.
Great egrets were flying north towards Tri-town.
Sue Wetmore

Sent from my iPod


> Subject: eBird Report - Addison, Aug 3, 2017
>
> Addison, Addison, Vermont, US
> Aug 3, 2017 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 0.1 mile(s)
> 40 species
>
> Mallard 1
> Double-crested Cormorant 4
> Great Blue Heron 2
> Great Egret 3
> Turkey Vulture 2
> Osprey 1
> Spotted Sandpiper 2
> Ring-billed Gull 4
> Herring Gull 1
> Caspian Tern 4
> Mourning Dove 2
> Barred Owl 1
> Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
> Belted Kingfisher 1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
> Downy Woodpecker 3
> Hairy Woodpecker 1
> Northern Flicker 1
> Eastern Phoebe 2
> Great Crested Flycatcher 3
> Eastern Kingbird 1
> Red-eyed Vireo 1
> Blue Jay 5
> Barn Swallow 5
> Black-capped Chickadee 3
> Tufted Titmouse 2
> White-breasted Nuthatch 2
> House Wren 2
> Carolina Wren 2
> American Robin 3
> Gray Catbird 3
> Cedar Waxwing 4
> Black-and-white Warbler 1
> American Redstart 2
> Blackburnian Warbler 1
> Yellow Warbler 2
> Chipping Sparrow 2
> Song Sparrow 2
> Northern Cardinal 3
> American Goldfinch 2
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38459064
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 8/3/17 9:07 am
From: Bruce MacPherson <00000017afe5cb7a-dmarc-request...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Vireo and Cowbird
At Woodside Park yesterday afternoon I observed a Warbling Vireo feeding a cowbird chick. The chick had fledged and was perched on a tree branch while begging insistently. The vireo responded by bringing food to the chick on several occasions. There were no vireo chicks in sight. The cowbird fledgling was larger and bulkier than the vireo adult, yet the vireo kept on coming. I have read about this behavior, of course, but had never observed it in nature before. I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. I did both.


Bruce MacPherson
South Burlington
 

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Date: 8/3/17 6:46 am
From: LaBarr, Mark <MLaBARR...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
Hi Jim,
You are correct that donations came from the general public and data was collected by Audubon staff and Allan Strong. The 600 acres enrolled in the project in VT in 2017 produced more than 630 fledglings. These numbers are higher than 2015 and 2016 numbers.

Mark

Mark LaBarr
Conservation Program Manager
Audubon Vermont
255 Sherman Hollow Road
Huntington, VT 05462
802-434-3068
<mlabarr...>

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:<VTBIRD...>] On Behalf Of Jim Morris
Sent: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:33 PM
To: <VTBIRD...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community

Bridget,
The Bobolink project comes to mind. I learned about it from the Vermont ebird listserve out of UVM.
no data was collected that I know o,f but the fund raising was on line.




-----Original Message-----
From: Bridget Butler <birddiva...>
To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 1:46 pm
Subject: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community

Greetings Everyone!

I'll be giving a presentation at the Association of Vermont Conservation Commissions this year on citizen science and smartphone technology. I'm looking for examples of bird related projects at the community level.
Specifically, a project using citizen science or a smartphone or both and how the data was used.

I have good examples for reptiles/amphibians and mammals and am now looking for others.

Please send me an email below if you have a project vignette I could share.

Many thanks!
Bridget

*Bridget Butler*

*Bird Diva Consulting*
*PO Box 613*
*St. Albans VT 05478*
*(802) 393-4147*
*New** Website! www.birddiva.com <http://www.birddiva.com>*
*Facebook: www.facebook.com/birddiva <http://www.facebook.com/birddiva>*
*Twitter: @BirdDiva <https://twitter.com/birddiva>* *Crows In Vermont: http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT <http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT>*
 

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Date: 8/2/17 6:33 pm
From: Jim Morris <0000019b462d357c-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
Bridget,
The Bobolink project comes to mind. I learned about it from the Vermont ebird listserve out of UVM.
no data was collected that I know o,f but the fund raising was on line.




-----Original Message-----
From: Bridget Butler <birddiva...>
To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 1:46 pm
Subject: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community

Greetings Everyone!

I'll be giving a presentation at the Association of Vermont Conservation
Commissions this year on citizen science and smartphone technology. I'm
looking for examples of bird related projects at the community level.
Specifically, a project using citizen science or a smartphone or both and
how the data was used.

I have good examples for reptiles/amphibians and mammals and am now looking
for others.

Please send me an email below if you have a project vignette I could share.

Many thanks!
Bridget

*Bridget Butler*

*Bird Diva Consulting*
*PO Box 613*
*St. Albans VT 05478*
*(802) 393-4147*
*New** Website! www.birddiva.com <http://www.birddiva.com>*
*Facebook: www.facebook.com/birddiva <http://www.facebook.com/birddiva>*
*Twitter: @BirdDiva <https://twitter.com/birddiva>*
*Crows In Vermont: http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT <http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT>*
 

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Date: 8/2/17 4:36 pm
From: Walter Medwid <wmedwid...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Warbler feeding wave
Around 7 PM this evening a wave of chestnut sided and yellow rumps along
with a couple of black and whites, yellowthroats and pines were feeding in
a burst of activity next to my house along the tree line. Intense activity
for about 20 minutes and then all quiet. Pretty neat burst. From Derby
 

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Date: 8/2/17 10:46 am
From: Bridget Butler <birddiva...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Examples from Birding Community
Greetings Everyone!

I'll be giving a presentation at the Association of Vermont Conservation
Commissions this year on citizen science and smartphone technology. I'm
looking for examples of bird related projects at the community level.
Specifically, a project using citizen science or a smartphone or both and
how the data was used.

I have good examples for reptiles/amphibians and mammals and am now looking
for others.

Please send me an email below if you have a project vignette I could share.

Many thanks!
Bridget

*Bridget Butler*

*Bird Diva Consulting*
*PO Box 613*
*St. Albans VT 05478*
*(802) 393-4147*
*New** Website! www.birddiva.com <http://www.birddiva.com>*
*Facebook: www.facebook.com/birddiva <http://www.facebook.com/birddiva>*
*Twitter: @BirdDiva <https://twitter.com/birddiva>*
*Crows In Vermont: http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT <http://bit.ly/CrowsInVT>*
 

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Date: 8/2/17 10:25 am
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Wood ducks Brandon Pearl St, Aug 2, 2017
A small flock of immature wood ducks were enjoying the small wetland this morning . Two immature sapsuckers checked out a telephone pole.
Sue Wetmore
> Date: August 2, 2017 at 1:06:27 PM EDT
> To: <2birdvt...>
> Subject: eBird Report - Brandon Pearl St, Aug 2, 2017
>
> Brandon Pearl St, Rutland, Vermont, US
> Aug 2, 2017 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.0 mile(s)
> 30 species
>
> Canada Goose 7
> Wood Duck 16
> Green Heron 2
> Mourning Dove 6
> Belted Kingfisher 1
> Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
> Hairy Woodpecker 1
> Northern Flicker 3
> Eastern Phoebe 2
> Eastern Kingbird 2
> Red-eyed Vireo 4
> Blue Jay 2
> American Crow 5
> Barn Swallow 3
> Black-capped Chickadee 4
> House Wren 1
> Eastern Bluebird 1
> American Robin 6
> Gray Catbird 1
> European Starling 7
> Cedar Waxwing 2
> Common Yellowthroat 2
> Chipping Sparrow 3
> Song Sparrow 8
> Swamp Sparrow 1
> Northern Cardinal 3
> Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1
> Indigo Bunting 1
> Red-winged Blackbird 11
> Common Grackle 2
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38444415
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 8/2/17 5:28 am
From: Flewelling, Joel <Joel.Flewelling...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Rutland Peregrine
If people closer to Rutland want to get their Peregrine watching fix, the pair has returned to the Grace Church in Downtown Rutland. It's the one with the big white steeple.
Last night I got to see one catch a bird right over Route 7, then bring it over to the church for a food exchange.

Joel
Rutland, VT
 

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Date: 8/1/17 6:10 pm
From: Ann Curran <acurran802...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine on UVM Watertower
It was there when we checked in about 7:55 tonight. Michele Patenaude was
making her evening check, as well. Thanks, Michele, for keeping us posted.

Ann Curran
Burlington
 

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Date: 7/31/17 2:40 pm
From: Alison Wagner <alikatofvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Hooded Warbler, a.k.a. another Elvis sighting
Hello Warblirders,

IT TAKES A VILLAGE of birders, in Hinesburg, to share and see the Hooded Warblers while they make history in Vermont!

Today Jenn Megyesi and I went to Geprags Park in Hinesburg in search of the breeding Hooded Warblers first discovered by Annemarie Granillo. We arrived at noon, undeterred by the hot sun and feasting deerflies. We were rewarded for our persistence and patience. Thank you, Jim Mead, for your description of where you located them last Friday...”they” were in the same area, up the slope and slightly east of where the birds had been nesting. We first checked out this area Jim described as we heard loud/bold/clear chipping notes from two birds. It resembled a call and response song and we believed we were on to them. In an area free of invasives and dense underbrush, where mature deciduous trees dominated with minimal understory, we spotted the adult male Hoodie. Within moments an American Redstart chase it away. Then we meandered around a bit, looking for the male back in the area where it had been seen so often since Enid Weinheimer pinpointed the birds’ home base (near signs and park boundary). Next we wandered up towards the high point of the park, where the windmill used to be and briefly heard more loud chips. So, we decided to head back to the original spot where we had seen the male. And once again, timing was everything. As we strolled along, we both noticed something moving ever-so-slightly in thick vegetation directly over our heads. A fledgling! It granted us good looks of its undertail, patterned in black and white and partially grown out, and its belly was light. We both commented on the fact that it was unlike any fledged warbler we’d ever seen before! Finally, Jenn saw the fledgling rub its bill on a thin branch as the adult male flew in with fast food! And, if this wasn’t enough, the bird topped it all off by singing a few stanzas from a perch nearby, leaving us wondering what more could we possibly ask for...

Life is good...Birding is great.

Ali
Huntington
 

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Date: 7/31/17 7:51 am
From: Scott Morrical <smorrica...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine at UVM
The Peregrine Falcon is on the water tower at UVM as of 10:50 AM this morning.
Scott

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 7/30/17 2:03 pm
From: Linda M Verchereau <daylilies56...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Rose-breasted grosbeak
A nice surprise this afternoon around 2:00 a RBG in full color in my spruce tree waiting for its turn at the feeder; it had to compete with Purple finches, Chipping sparrows and Siskins however.

That rose-pink is so dashingly beautiful and hard to miss! I have not seen one here in Montpelier for 10 years or so.

Went to Monhegan Island in May and saw three males within a couple of hours.


Good birding.

Linda Verchereau

Montpelier
 

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Date: 7/30/17 11:59 am
From: Scott Morrical <smorrica...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Black Vultures, Orchard Oriole At Buck Memorial Preserve
Hello:
Ted Murin and I birded Buckner Mem. Preserve/Bald Mtn. - Poultney River/East Bay IBA this morning from 9:00 to 10:45 AM, on foot and by car. Highlights included 2 Black Vultures soaring over, 1 Orchard Oriole (female) + 2 Prairie Warblers along Tim's Trail, 1 Louisiana Waterthrush on the Poultney River shore. Complete checklist below.
Scott Morrical
<smorrica...>
South Burlington

Buckner Mem. Preserve/Bald Mtn. - Poultney River/East Bay IBA
Jul 30, 2017
9:00 AM
Traveling
3.00 miles
105 Minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments: With Ted Murin
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.2 Build 140

1 Wood Duck
4 Mallard
1 Blue-winged Teal
3 Great Blue Heron
1 Great Egret
2 Black Vulture
5 Turkey Vulture
1 Osprey
1 Bald Eagle
1 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Ring-billed Gull
2 Mourning Dove
1 Belted Kingfisher
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
2 Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1 Pileated Woodpecker
3 American Kestrel
2 Eastern Kingbird
1 Warbling Vireo
2 Red-eyed Vireo
5 Blue Jay
2 American Crow
2 Common Raven
12 Northern Rough-winged Swallow
10 Tree Swallow
2 Bank Swallow
8 Barn Swallow
3 Black-capped Chickadee
1 Tufted Titmouse
1 House Wren
4 Eastern Bluebird
12 American Robin
3 Gray Catbird
1 Brown Thrasher
15 European Starling
10 Cedar Waxwing
1 Louisiana Waterthrush
4 Common Yellowthroat
3 American Redstart
2 Prairie Warbler
1 Black-throated Green Warbler
5 Field Sparrow
2 Savannah Sparrow
3 Song Sparrow
1 Swamp Sparrow
3 Eastern Towhee
2 Northern Cardinal
7 Indigo Bunting
6 Red-winged Blackbird
3 Common Grackle
1 Orchard Oriole -- Female. Tim's Trail.
6 Baltimore Oriole
10 American Goldfinch

Number of Taxa: 53


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Date: 7/29/17 7:17 am
From: Priscilla Douglas <pxdougla...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Causeway questions
Lovely walk on the Colchester causeway yesterday. Saw a tern, I am
guessing it is a Caspian, would that be correct for this location?
Also saw hundreds of cormorants fly in and land together on the water. Do
they typically congregate like this?

Thanks for information!
 

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Date: 7/28/17 5:04 pm
From: FRED BATES <batesx2...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Fwd: eBird Report - Grace Cong. Church, Jul 28, 2017
While out for a walk my Wife and I heard the Peregrines being very vocal and saw them flying over head. They both landed on the steeple.
Fred And Lana Bates
Rutland VT
>
>
> Grace Cong. Church, Rutland, Vermont, US
> Jul 28, 2017 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
> Protocol: Stationary
> 1 species
>
> Peregrine Falcon 2 The birds were being very vocal. Peregrines have been using the steeple of Grace Church for many years. Many Pigeon feathers on the ground .
>
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38365169
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
 

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Date: 7/28/17 9:06 am
From: Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Mansfield update
VCE hit the weather jackpot on our long-term Mansfield ridgeline study site
earlier this week. Skies were clearing as we arrived on Tuesday evening,
temperatures were pleasantly cool, and not a breath of wind stirred the fir
trees. We and our several visitors were treated to a spectacular sunset,
which more than made up for a nearly non-existent dusk chorus. Morning
brought more of the same, with the all-too-rare calm providing excellent
netting conditions. By morning's end, we had captured a total of 57 birds,
the great majority of which were free-flying birds in either full juvenal
plumage or transitioning from juvenal to first basic (winter) plumage. A
number of adults were in early stages of flight feather molt, a sure sign
that the breeding season is winding down. As usual in late July, a few
non-local birds appeared from lower-elevation habitats.

Our capture totals:

Black-capped Chickadee 1 adult female
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6 all free-flying birds in juvenal plumage
Bicknell's Thrush 9 2 free-flying juveniles, 2 new yearling females, 5
recaptures (3 males, 2 females)
Swainson's Thrush 2 free-flying birds in juvenal plumage (1 new, 1
recapture)
Hermit Thrush 1 free-flying juvenile
American Robin 1 adult male
Black-and-white Warbler 1 immature male
Blackpoll Warbler 10 5 free-flying juveniles, 2 new males, 2 new
females, 1 recaptured female
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 7 6 free-flying juveniles, 1 recaptured
male
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 15 13 free-flying juveniles, 2
recaptured males
White-throated Sparrow 3 free-flying juveniles
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 immature male

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
checklist/S38359275

We'll likely make a final summer field trip next week, then one more in
mid-September.

Chris

________________________

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x202
http://vtecostudies.org/

<http://vtecostudies.org/>
 

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Date: 7/28/17 4:22 am
From: Jim Mead <jimmead4...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Hooded Warbler still at Geprag's in Hinesburg
Hello all,

I went to the part of the trail where the private property
signs are but did not hear or see it there. I then headed back
up the trail and took the first left onto a different trail. I walked up that trail about 75
feet and heard the male singing. It showed itself several times as I
listened and watched for it. Nice to have it around still.

Enjoy Birds,

Jim Mead
 

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Date: 7/27/17 10:35 pm
From: michelep <michelep...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on UVM watertower

The Peregrine Falcon was on the UVM water tower at about 8:15 on both Wednesday evening and Thursday evening. This is the time the bird settles down and preens at the end of the day.
Will it sleep till sunrise? Does anyone know if falcons sleep during the night?

Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Express 3, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 7/27/17 5:52 pm
From: Sue <2birdvt...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Kingbirds
An adult kingbird took exception to my walking by. It flew at me and I found the reason--- a nest with hatchlings. Further down the road a duet of hermit thrush graced the woods.
Two fledged mourning doves have been hiding under shrubbery here in my yard. They are quite lovely in their immature plumage.
Sue Wetmore
Brandon


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Date: 7/27/17 2:35 pm
From: Ann Curran <acurran802...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Burlington Grosbeak
When I looked under the feeders the other day, I saw a bird that looked so
exotic I was sure it was a new yard species. Which it was, sort of. Fred
took photos, and we watched it for about 15 minutes before it flew off.
After searching through field guides, we decided it was a first-year male
Rose-breasted Grosbeak. What a gorgeous creature!

We'll see an adult male now and then in spring, but they don't stick around.

Ann Curran
 

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Date: 7/26/17 4:41 pm
From: Maeve Kim <maevulus...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Glossy Ibis in Ferrisburgh
Maybe the Lagoon Road bird went south a bit - This bird flew past our kayaks on Little Otter Creek (East Slang), heading west when we were heading east. Maybe it will hang around the Hawkins Road/South Slang area for a while!
Maeve Kim
Jericho Center
 

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Date: 7/26/17 1:36 pm
From: sarah rosedahl <0000016265cd738b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] about 50 immature tree swallows this morning
In our field in North Hero. I believe they are immature tree swallows anyway...
Newest photos in this album https://flic.kr/s/aHskPnaxogSarah Rosedahl
Artist, Author and Illustrator for Sloggers and The Flockstarswww.difficultchickens.com 
www.srosedahl.com
 

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Date: 7/26/17 3:19 am
From: CLYDE YARNELL <carolclyde...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] bald eagle chase
Last night while getting ready for a canoe race at the Milton power plant access to the Lamoille River, we heard osprey screaming and looked up and saw a mature bald eagle chasing it. Another osprey joined in. One of the osprey had a fish in its talons and an osprey nest was nearby. The chase disappeared behind trees so we never saw the outcome, but when we left after our paddle, one of the osprey was in the nest.

Carol Yarnell
 

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Date: 7/25/17 10:42 pm
From: Michele Patenaude <michelep...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon on water tower at UVM
The Peregrine Falcon was on the UVM water tower Monday evening
at 8:15.

Michele Patenaude
172 Woodbury Road
Burlington, VT 05408
802-862-4085
 

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Date: 7/25/17 9:04 pm
From: Cherrie Corey <cherrie.corey62...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Cerulean Warbler
My husband and I have just retired to his family homestead in Marlboro after living for 40 years in Concord, MA. In just our first week here, I’ve counted 36 bird species (including an indigo bunting and scarlet tanager), heard and/or seen from our house which borders a 10+ acre meadow. This evening while out gathering mushrooms upslope of a dense and damp hardwood stand, I heard a warbler singing a repeated series of unfamiliar song, of which I heard only snippets in the same location three days ago. With some quick scanning of my Sibley’s app, it was spot on for a Cerulean (which I’ve heard only once before decades ago). I called it in to get a visual ID and it obliged. I could only find one local report on eBird over the last 117 years, on Wantastiquet Mtn. in Brattleboro in 2016. So very happy to be back in Vermont and I look forward to reading your reports.

Cherrie Corey
Marlboro, VT




Cherrie A. Corey
Naturalist and photographer
978.760.1933 mobile
www.senseofplace-concord.com
 

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Date: 7/25/17 5:19 pm
From: Walter Medwid <wmedwid...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine in Newport
For the past couple of weeks a Peregrine has been keeping the pigeons that
roost at Poulin's grainery in downtown Newport on the alert. Very amazing
show of the Peregrine's agility.
 

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Date: 7/25/17 1:59 pm
From: Teage O'Connor <badger.meli...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] More Burlington excitement
There's also a Carolina wren nesting in my mailbox! Laid an egg a day for 4
days. That's definitely a first for me.

Teage O'Connor
Crow's Path <http://www.crowspath.org/> | Phyllotaxy.com
<http://phyllotaxy.com/>
(802) 557-7127

<http://www.instagram.com/crowspathvt> <http://phyllotaxy.com/blog>
<http://www.crowspath.org/>

On 25 July 2017 at 16:48, Jimmor0555 <
<0000019b462d357c-dmarc-request...> wrote:

> Peregrine on railing SE side of UVM water tower 4:50pm
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jul 24, 2017, at 1:08 PM, Scott Morrical <smorrica...> wrote:
> >
> > I just saw the Peregrine Falcon land on the water tower at UVM. 1:06 PM.
> > Scott Morrical
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
>
 

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Date: 7/25/17 1:48 pm
From: Jimmor0555 <0000019b462d357c-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
Peregrine on railing SE side of UVM water tower 4:50pm

Sent from my iPhone

> On Jul 24, 2017, at 1:08 PM, Scott Morrical <smorrica...> wrote:
>
> I just saw the Peregrine Falcon land on the water tower at UVM. 1:06 PM.
> Scott Morrical
>
> Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 7/25/17 1:14 pm
From: LaBarr, Mark <MLaBARR...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] The Bobolink Project
Thanks everyone for making 2017 another successful year for the Bobolink Project in Vermont. Roughly 600 acres of Vermont grasslands were managed for Bobolinks and other grassland birds with the help of donations from the conservation community. This is up from about 500 acres the previous two years. We estimated about 229 pairs fledged more than 630 chicks in 2017. Again up from about 500 fledglings in each of 2015 and 2016. Special thanks goes out to all those that supported the project, our partners Mass Audubon and Audubon Connecticut and Dr. Allan Strong for making this effort so successful. For more information about the project you can go to www.bobolinkproject.com<http://www.bobolinkproject.com> or http://vt.audubon.org/news/bobolink-project-reaches-new-highs-vermont We look forward to working with Vermont farmers and the conservation community again in 2018.

Mark

Mark LaBarr
Conservation Program Manager
Audubon Vermont
255 Sherman Hollow Road
Huntington, VT 05462
802-434-3068
<mlabarr...>
 

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Date: 7/24/17 2:07 pm
From: Susan Sussman <smsussman...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine - New Location
The UVM water tower peregrine has been hanging out atop the Flynn Theater
around 5:00 p.m. today. (I am assuming it's the one from UVM, unless there
are two?) The pigeons that usually hang out there are just swirling around,
obviously fearful of their visitor.

Susan Sussman
Middlesex (but from my office window in downtown Burlington)
 

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Date: 7/24/17 10:09 am
From: Scott Morrical <smorrica...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] UVM Peregrine
I just saw the Peregrine Falcon land on the water tower at UVM. 1:06 PM.
Scott Morrical

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Date: 7/22/17 6:36 pm
From: Pamela Coleman <0000003fbb1e7534-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] red breasted merganser July 19 in Mt. Tabor
I live on Brooklyn Rd in Mt Tabor aka Mt Tabor Ave  .. was this bird near the new bridge/fishing access near the entrance to the Work Center?


From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
To: <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:21 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] red breasted merganser July 19 in Mt. Tabor

Behind a house on Mount Tabor Ave. next to the white rocksState park in the Green Mountains National Forest.  The house has otter creek in the yard with plentyof brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous andconifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers.  There was a pair of birds drifting on thewater with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/grayon the back, and a brown head.  I hadabout 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly driftedinto a patch of weeds in the creek.  Nexttime, if there is a next time, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlifeviewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even amoose in labor.  I wonder if they are acommon/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them.  Any questions or thoughts please email me at <sharxxturner...>


Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
                                -Dr. Seuss



 

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Date: 7/22/17 9:21 am
From: Sharon Turner <sharxxturner...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] red breasted merganser July 19 in Mt. Tabor
Behind a house on Mount Tabor Ave. next to the white rocksState park in the Green Mountains National Forest. The house has otter creek in the yard with plentyof brush by the creek and in the yard with many trees both deciduous andconifer, and many areas of tall grass and wildflowers. There was a pair of birds drifting on thewater with merganser bodies and head and bill. There was a definitive red eye and red/brown bill and there was brown/grayon the back, and a brown head. I hadabout 5 seconds in very good binoculars to see the birds before they quietly driftedinto a patch of weeds in the creek. Nexttime, if there is a next time, I will bring a camera to this unique wildlifeviewing habitat that has been display to rare sightings of birds and even amoose in labor. I wonder if they are acommon/red breasted cross because of the time of year I am seeing them. Any questions or thoughts please email me at <sharxxturner...>


Sharon Turner
<sharxxturner...>



"Don't cry because its over.
Smile because it happened."
-Dr. Seuss
 

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Date: 7/21/17 4:48 pm
From: michelep <michelep...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Peregrine Falcon at UVM water tower
The Peregrine Falcon is on the UVM water tower right now at 7:50 pm.

Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Express 3, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 7/21/17 8:18 am
From: Chris Rimmer <crimmer...>
Subject: [VTBIRD] Juvs dominate Mansfield banding
VCE's Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning banding sessions on Mansfield
were our most productive (and driest) of the 2017 field season. We captured
55 birds overall, of which more than half were young-of-the-year. Most of
these were free-flying (i.e., beyond the bob-tailed fledgling stage) and
likely independent. As always at this point in the summer, we captured
several species that are typical of lower-elevation habitats. Hatching-year
birds of several species routinely move upslope in mid-late summer after
gaining independence from parental care. Black-throated Blue Warblers are
the most abundant post-fledging disperser into montane forests (at least on
Mansfield), and these appear to constitute an important pre-migratory
habitat for this species. During three consecutive autumns in the late
1990s, VCE banded on the Mansfield ridgeline, and BTBWs were by far the
most abundant non-local species among our captures, with nearly 350 banded.
Not a single one of these was ever recaptured, even a day later!

Our banding totals:

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 1 female w/regressing brood patch
Brown Creeper 1 hatch-year bird in juvenal plumage, full-grown flight
feathers
Winter Wren 3 all hatch-year birds in juvenal plumage, with full-grown
flight feathers
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 juvenal plumage, flight feathers fully grown
Bicknell's Thrush 10 2 juveniles, one likely still dependent
(incompletely-grown wings and tail); 2 females (1 new) and 6 males (2 new
yearlings, 4 recaptures)
Swainson's Thrush 7 3 birds in juvenal plumage with flight feathers
nearly full-grown; 4 recaptured males
Ovenbird 1 hatching-year bird in first basic plumage
Blackpoll Warbler 8 1 locally-hatched bird in juvenal plumage with
incompletely grown flight feathers, likely still dependent, 1 new and 3
recaptured males, 3 recaptured females
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1 bird halfway through molt from juvenal
to first basic plumage
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 7 4 birds in juvenal plumage, 1 new and
2 recaptured adult males
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 11 10 free-flying birds in juvenal
plumage; 1 recaptured female
White-throated Sparrow 4 2 free-flying birds in juvenal plumage; 1 new
and 1 recaptured male

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/
checklist/S38238547

Check our Chuck Gangas's outstanding photos on his Flickr site:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/charlesgangas/. As always, we appreciate his
excellent documentation of our work up there! Next week's visit will be our
last until a mid-September mop-up field trip.

Chris

________________________

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x202
http://vtecostudies.org/

<http://vtecostudies.org/>
 

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