Are you sure you didn't mean *Common* Grackle nests? Boat-tailed Grackle is a coastal species that has probably never been recorded in Vermont.
Eric Cannizzaro wrote:
Subject: nesting birds
From: Eric Cannizzaro <EricCannizzaro AT ADELPHIA.NET>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 21:25:42 -0400
In the hedges surounding my yard i have already found 4 boat tailed grackle nests. Eric Cannizzaro, South Burlington