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Roy Pilcher <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 16:24:31 EDT
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Location:     Lake Carmi State Park
Observation date: 7/30/10
Notes: Five after midnight, heard a Common Loon calling in the
Number of species: 1

Common Loon 1
Location: Lake Carmi State Park
Observation date: 7/30/10
Notes: Early morning walk before leaving camp. Least Flycatcher,
sufficient time to note prominent eye-ring, no song to confirm!
Number of species: 21

Mourning Dove 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 2
Least Flycatcher 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Eastern Kingbird 6
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 4
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Gray Catbird 1
Cedar Waxwing 1
Common Yellowthroat 5
Canada Warbler 1
Song Sparrow 2
Swamp Sparrow 2
White-throated Sparrow 4
Common Grackle 3
American Goldfinch 6

Location: Popasquash Island IBA
Observation date: 7/30/10
Notes: Viewed from the mainland across the straight.
Number of species: 5

Double-crested Cormorant 7
Ring-billed Gull 65
Herring Gull 3
Caspian Tern 4
Common Tern 8

Location: Sandbar WMA IBA
Observation date: 7/30/10
Number of species: 10

Wood Duck 27
Mallard 1
Great Blue Heron 2
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
Eastern Kingbird 3
American Robin 1
Gray Catbird 1
American Redstart 1
Northern Cardinal 1

Location: Sandbar State Park
Observation date: 7/30/10
Notes: Lunch break! Beautiful day!
Number of species: 5

Osprey 2
Ring-billed Gull 35
Willow Flycatcher 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Marsh Wren 2

Location: Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access
Observation date: 7/30/10
Notes: A cursory check of the exposed mud flats by this observer on his
way home from three days up north! Surprisingly only a single "peep" was
observed! At least two of the Willow Flycatchers appeared to be juveniles.
Number of species: 12

American Bittern 1
Great Blue Heron 5
Ring-billed Gull 1
Willow Flycatcher 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Marsh Wren 3
American Robin 1
Cedar Waxwing 1
Song Sparrow 2
Swamp Sparrow 2
Common Grackle 1
American Goldfinch 3

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(_http://ebird.org/vt_
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[Sorry not to have checked the impoundment for the Ruddy Ducks! Too hot!
Too bad! Great trip!]
Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland, Vermont

Speaking the same language.