St. Albans has a sizable crow roost between Lincoln ave and Main street along Steven's brook and sometimes bleeding into the park. At least 500 birds and up to 1000 is my guess.
> Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:38:33 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Crow Roost
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> They have not been in Montpelier for several years. We used to have
> quite the gathering, often numbering several thousand. They would
> roost in various places around town, including right across from the
> post office where their weight and activity literally shredded the
> White Cedar trees around the church. The trees have recovered nicely.
> I miss seeing them come into town in the evening.
> >I live in Burlington and love watching the crows fly in every afternoon. I
> >was wondering a) if anyone knows of any other crow roosts in Vermont (I'm
> >particularly interested in any that might be near Hardwick/Montpelier) and
> >b) how far away from Burlington do people notice the crows heading our
> >direction? Thanks!
> >Teage O'Connor
> >Naturalist Educator
> >crowspath.org <http://www.crowspath.org/>
> >(802) 860.7284
> Still learning to see,
> John Snell
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