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Roy Pilcher <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 5 Mar 2010 21:06:39 EST
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Location:     Harbor Road, Shelburne
Observation  date:     3/5/10
Notes:     Snow Buntings were  observed crossing the bay low over the 
water. Observer picked them up while  scanning for waterfowl but was able to 
follow them until they intersected  land.  Weather conditions: bitterly cold 
with strong north wind.
Number  of species:     6

Bufflehead      1
Common Goldeneye     25
Common Merganser   9
Blue Jay     2
American Crow   2
Snow Bunting     2

Location:   Shelburne Farms
Observation date:      3/5/10
Notes:     Weather conditions: bitterly cold with  strong north wind.
Number of species:     5

Common  Merganser     2
Wild Turkey     6
Red-tailed  Hawk     1
American Crow     5
Northern  Cardinal     2

Location:     Shelburne Town  Beach
Observation date:     3/5/10
Notes:   Weather conditions: bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Also 8  white-tailed deer grazing in field to the north.
Number of species:   6

Mallard     8
Common Goldeneye   22
Common Merganser     1
Red-tailed  Hawk     2
Ring-billed Gull     3
American  Crow     6

Location:  Charlotte Beach
Observation  date:     3/5/10
Notes:     Weather conditions:  bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Number of species:      3

Bufflehead     2
Common Goldeneye      55
American Crow     2

Location:     Charlotte Ferry Landing
Observation  date:     3/5/10
Notes:     Weather conditions:  bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Number of species:      3

Bufflehead     11
Common Goldeneye      12
Common Merganser     25


Location:   Otter Creek mouth and Porter Bay area. Fort Cassin.
Observation  date:     3/5/10
Notes:     Weather conditions:  bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Number of species:      5

American Black Duck     36
Mallard      6
Common Goldeneye     18
Common Merganser   23
Ring-billed Gull      120

Location:     Walker Road, Ferrisburg
Observation  date:     3/5/10
Notes:     Weather conditions:  bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Number of species:      2

American Crow     38
Horned Lark      3

Location:     Kellogg Bay
Observation date:   3/5/10
Notes:     Photographed at a distance, 8  of the eagles together on the 
ice. Weather conditions: bitterly cold with strong  north wind.
Number of species:     4

Common  Goldeneye     23
Common Merganser      47
Bald Eagle     9
American Crow      2

Location:     Tri-Town Water District  Plant
Observation date:     3/5/10
Notes:   Eagles were on the ice, [as were the gulls], and the eagles were  
viewed against the sun, differentiation as to maturity was not possible. 
Weather  conditions: bitterly cold with strong north wind.
Number of species:   5

Common Goldeneye     2
Bald Eagle   10
Ring-billed Gull     250
Herring Gull  (American)     X
Great Black-backed Gull      30

This report was generated automatically by eBird  v2(http://ebird.org/vt)

Cheers,
Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland,  Vermont

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