I hiked up to Abbey Pond in Middlebury/Ripton yesterday (4/29) and observed
Great Blue Heron 1 - With a nest on a dead tree in the middle of the pond.
Canada Goose 1 - Nesting
American Black Duck 2
Mallard 1 - And the scattered feathers and egg remains from another female.
Belted Kingfisher 2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
Tree Swallow 10 (at least) - Nesting in dead tree cavities in the pond.
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - A dozen or so in the Spruce at the south end.
Palm Warbler 1 - In the spruce and peat bog area at the south end.