I too have lots of juncos in the yard, no swallows yet on East Warren Rd.
The first two goldfinches since last fall were at the feeder early this
morning. The ice is nearly out on the pond behind the house, Mr. and Mrs.
Common Merganser paid a visit tonight just before dark.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Tree Swallows: Question of flock size seen
> Just individual swallows here in Richmond too. Though we had an
> enormous flock of dark eyed juncos in the yard today. Close to 100
> birds I'm guessing.
> An Osprey and a pair of Wood Ducks were the only highlights of a brief
> trip to Dead Creek this morning. A few other non-mallards flew
> overhead, but outside of wood ducks, my duck identification skills need
> some serious honing.
> Greg Lewis
> Social Studies Teacher
> South Burlington High School
> (802) 652-7553
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>>>> [log in to unmask] 04/01/06 5:06 PM >>>
> Hi Eric,
> My local first sighting in Shelburne was of a single bird yesterday.
> Today in Charlotte along Whalley Road there were 4 or so in a field with
> one or two checking out a nest box on a fence along the road.
> Larry H.
> At 04:54 PM 4/1/2006 -0500, you wrote:
>>Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2006 16:54:29 -0500
>>From: Eric Cannizzaro <[log in to unmask]>
>>Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Tree Swallows
>>To: [log in to unmask]
>>Are people seeing these swallows in large or small groups? I have only
>>seen one individual bird this spring.
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