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From: "Nancy A. Brown" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Flock of Bluebirds, N. Williston ... Plus
>I am happy to include that "my" bluebirds raised two broods here in Danby,
>Vt. They were slow to start with all the cold and wet weather but they
>stuck it out. Nancy
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> From: "marcus5495" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 9:05 AM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Flock of Bluebirds, N. Williston ... Plus
>> Around 8 a.m. this misty August morning, I came across a flock of at
>> least ten bluebirds perching on the haywagons in my neighbor's hayfield.
>> They were having a hayday [sorry] hawking the rioting insects frequenting
>> this damp, windless meadow.
>> A propos this year's absence of nesting bluebirds in northern Vermont --
>> a topic of discussion here last spring -- I will also note here that
>> about six weeks ago, I observed female bluebird in the area of a nest box
>> in N. Williston. I saw her only a few times, while on walks near the end
>> of the nesting season, so have no idea whether she raised a brood.
>> Carol Wagner
>> N. Williston