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Peter Briggs <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 1 Jan 2008 20:14:57 -0500
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I spent a few hours this morning in a variety of Shelburne and
Charlotte locations, and was impressed with the quiet, even before
snow started falling. Finding a small flock of Common Redpolls, and a
Red-bellied Woodpecker, in the development at the head of Shelburne
Bay was a nice surprise.

Common Loon - Shelburne Bay, Shelburne Point, Shelburne Beach
Horned Grebe - 12 from Shelburne Beach, plus other locations
Canada Goose - Converse Bay
American Black Duck
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser - Ferry Landing
Common Merganser
Red-tailed Hawk
Wild Turkey
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Spinnaker Drive (head of Shelburne Bay)
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Shrike - Golden Apple Orchard on Whalley Road
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark - Lime Kiln Road
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch - only 1 all morning
American Robin
European Starling
Bohemian Waxwing - 1 in a large flock of Cedar Waxwings on Converse Bay Road
Cedar Waxwing - about 140 in various locations
American Tree Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Snow Bunting - 60 on Guinea Road
Northern Cardinal
Pine Grosbeak
House Finch
Common Redpoll - about 30 on Yacht Haven Drive
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow