No unfortunately VPR did not look at the whole state. I have emailed them and perhaps more in the birding community should do the same, after all this is one way the amateur can participate in citizen science and to ignore the rest of the state is poor reporting on their part.
---- MARIE/KEVIN HEMEON <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It can't be statewide as we had over 55 spp. on the Bennington count alone. Kevin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ruth Stewart<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 9:09 AM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] CBC
> A couople of days ago, VPR reported on the VT Christmas Bird Count. The
> tally was 43 species... etc. with Red-bellied WO and C. Wrens of note for
> seen and House and Purple Finches not seen.
> Was this a statewide count total or maybe just the Burlington area. It also
> mentioned VINS as the coordinator in conjuction with Audubon - I didn't
> realize VINS has taken on this project among its many.
> Anyone have more accurate info on this?
> Ruth Stewart
> E. Dorset