Hi Jim, I also heard the Saw-whet on Shelburne Pond Rd last Wed-Friday
evening(s) in the same area as you described.
It was almost nonstop for about an hour then intermittant.
On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 11:32 PM, Jim Mead wrote:
> I just got back from Pond Rd. in Shelburne and heard the Northern
> Owl that Teage reported hearing last night. I turned onto Pond Rd.
> Rte. 116. I drove through the rutted up part (the road is rough for a
> while) and onto the smoother road. I was about 75 feet past the one
> vehicle pull-off which is on the right side of the road. I pulled
> turned my engine off, stepped out of my vehicle and heard the Owl
> immediately. It was 10:47 p.m. and on the south side of the road,
> in one of the many conifers over there.
> Thanks for your posting Teage. This is my first Spring (well almost
> Enjoy Birds,
> Jim Mead
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 7:56 AM, Teage O'Connor <[log in to unmask]>
>> I went to check for amphibian movement last night at Shelburne Pond.
>> heard a saw-whet owl pretty continuously from around 8-9pm. About a
>> dozen spring peepers peeping, some muskrats making spring breeding
>> and a couple of beavers feeding - and all along about a 200 yard
>> stretch of
>> Pond Rd.
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