Wright Park in Middlebury is indeed a VT eBird Hotspot.
You can see the bird list here:
To find the hotspot, to enter data on VT eBIrd:
1. go to Submit Observations
2. click on Find it on Map
3. type in Middlebury, VT in Google map search bar right above map
next to Google logo
4. You will see 3 hotspots in red. Blue are you personal location if
any. The north spot is Wright Park. Click on it and the name will
appear in the top bar next to Location name. Hit continue and add your
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> OK, I give up. The link you have here only gets me to an ebird page that
> says "No species were recorded for this location during this time period,"
> which was something like 1900 to 2011. I clicked around and finally came to
> a copy of your email, but no further info about Wright Park.
> I turned to Google and Google maps for info, found several trail maps,
> including the Middlebury Land Trust one, but none of them (nor Google Maps)
> gives anything more than very vague info about where to find the trailheads
> or the parking areas. Indeed, the parking areas appear to be in the middle
> of nothing. Maps indicate no roads actually leading to them.
> Can anybody help? I'd be happy to respond to Ron's urging to go out to this
> spot and it's not far from me, but rather than drive aimlessly around
> Middlebury trying to find the access points, I'd sure appreciate some clear
> On 2/24/2011 12:56 PM, Ron Payne wrote:
>> I'm trying to get a full year of data input for Wright Park on eBird by
>> going there at least once a week. I urge anyone to go out and bird this
>> under-used hot spot:
>> Best birds of the morning were three Golden-crowned Kinglet that were nice
>> enough let me get a good look at their colorful crests.
>> Ron Payne
>> Middlebury, VT
>> ----- Original Message -----
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>> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 12:46 PM
>> Subject: eBird Report - Wright Park , 2/24/11
>> Location: Wright Park
>> Observation date: 2/24/11
>> Notes: From the Belden Falls side to the half-way point. aprox. 1.3
>> Easy walking on hard snow-pack.
>> Number of species: 11
>> Downy Woodpecker 2
>> Pileated Woodpecker 1
>> American Crow 3
>> Black-capped Chickadee 11
>> Tufted Titmouse 1
>> White-breasted Nuthatch 2
>> Golden-crowned Kinglet 3
>> American Robin 5
>> Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 3
>> Northern Cardinal 2
>> American Goldfinch 5
>> This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/vt)
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