North Branch Nature Center <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Bill Barnard hosted a group of birders from the North Branch Nature Center
today at Victory Bog. It was finch heaven today including the following...
RED CROSSBILL - 2 males, 1 female seen by Bill before the group arrived
White-winged Crossbill - many, many pairs
and a flock of a dozen Evening Grosbeaks
Also, a single male Black-backed Woodpecker.
Later in the day at Moose Bog, there was no sign of the Three-toed
Woodpecker (although there was a Four-toed Downy Woopecker frequenting the
area). Again, lots of White-winged Crossbills, as well as three beautiful
Gray Jays at very close range.
North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
Earth-Friendly Coffee Outreach and Education
University of Vermont
Room 120 Hills Building
105 Carrigan Drive
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