There was an adult N. Shrike in the treetops around the parking area for the
West River Trail behind the Marina Restaurant in Brattleboro this morning. Also
there was a pair of Carolina Wrens between the buildings and the marsh at the
Other selected sightings behind the Marina on 3/21: ~150 C. Geese, 3 Killdeer,
a pair of Bufflehead, 15 Wood Ducks, 4 Black Ducks, `30 Mallards, 4 Hoodies,
5 House Finches, a pair of C. Mergansers, 3 Bluebirds, 1 White-throated
Sparrow, and numerous Song and Tree Sparrows.
In the Retreat Meadows, viewed from Rt 30; 1 female Ring-necked Duck, 3
Green-winged Teal (yesterday there were 17), 16 Ring-billed Gulls, 1 Herring
Gull, 1 TV, 11 C. Mergansers, and 1 Red-tailed Hawk.