Selected sightings around Brattleboro today...
The Merlin that had been perching at the corner of Bonnyvale RD and E. Bonnyvale Lane all
week was perched in a tall pine at the corner of Western Ave and Glen St this morning at
7:45. At 2:30 it was back on Bonnyvale RD along with 4 Bluebirds and ~40 Cedar waxwings.
The N. Shrike I first observed Dec. 11 is still present and appearing healthy at the top of
Meadowbrook RD. There was also a Coopers Hawk on the east side of Meadowbrook RD
about half way up.
A flock of ~ 150 Cedar Waxwings and 30 Robins were feeding on crabapples on Greenleaf
St, no Bohemians today.
There were 6 Snow Buntings in the field across from Brattleboro Country Club on Upper
Dummerston Rd. this afternoon.
About 30 Gold Finches, 1 House Finch, 1 C. Redpoll, and 1 Pine Siskin were visiting the
feeders by the trailer at the end of Ferry Rd.