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Jim Osborn <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 9 Jan 2008 23:14:03 -0500
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The "big" flock of Pine Grosbeaks was back at Technology Park today. This is 
the same flock that Bruce MacPherson reported spends most of its time in the 
area bounded by Shunpike Road, Brownell Road, Leroy Avenue, and Marshall 
Avenue. I was fortunate enough to get there right when the flock arrived. At 
11:55 AM there were NONE to be found. At NOON, they swarmed in like a flock 
of waxwings. There were AT LEAST 100 birds in this group. They spread out 
throughout the complex feasting on cherries. The strong wind was a factor 
and kept the birds moving from one tree to another. However, they kept at it. 
I just hope that these guys stay around throughout the winter season.

Jim Osborn

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