I also found a female and two immature Mourning Warblers at Merck Forest and
Farmland Center in Rupert, VT.
Warblers: black-throated blue , chestnut sided, black-throated green,
ovenbird, black and white, magnolia, American redstart, common yellowthroat.
Others: northern flicker, hairy woodpecker, piliated woodpecker,
rose-breasted grosbeak, barred owl, black-capped chickadee, scarlet tanager,
chipping sparrow, song sparrow, mourning dove, winter wren, house wren,
eastern towhee, killdeer, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture, red-winged
blackbird, Am crow, blue jay, cedar waxwings, hermit thrush, wood thrush, Am
Robin, ruffed grouse, eastern wood peewee, eastern phoebe, barn swallows,
cliff swallows, tree swallows.
Just learning butterflies... two that I could ID were Eyed Brown and
Aphrodite Fritillary (although I am not positive, lacked black spot on FW,
although it was over a wood road through a deciduous forest) working on a
web site to post photo to....
207 Maple Hill Lane
Dorset, VT 05251
802-867-5739 ph & fax
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott W. Morrical" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 4:04 PM
Subject: Mourning Warbler
> I found an immature MOURNING WARBLER along the Oak Creek Trail, SE of
> Dorset Park (Swift x Spear Sts.) in South Burlington today, 7/19/02. This
> area is part of an interesting mixed woodland/wetland/grassland habitat;
> trails will eventually connect with the future Vermont Community Botanical
> Garden. Other birds seen in this area today included Field Sparrow, Alder
> Flycatcher, Roughed Grouse family, and many others. This is also a great
> place for butterflies, and today I saw 1 BALTIMORE CHECKERSPOT (!), plus
> Cabbage White, Clouded Sulfer, Eastern Tailed Blue, Northern/Pearl
> Crescent, Great Spangled Fritillary, Question Mark, Common Wood Nymph,
> Eyed Brown, Little Wood-Satyr, Silver-spotted Skipper, European
> Skipper, and Tawny-edged Skipper.
> Scott W. Morrical, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Biochemistry
> Department of Biochemistry
> University of Vermont College of Medicine
> Burlington, VT 05405 U.S.A.
> Telephone: 802-656-8260
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> URL: <http://www.uvm.edu/~smorrica/>