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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_ 
(http://ebird.org/vt) )

[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.