Hey Eric (and all),
I don' think it's that the Alder is still singing, but that it's
started singing again! Alder Flycatcher is a common breeder here at
North Branch Nature Center (Montpelier) and they went through a quiet
period in July. Only in the past two weeks have they started singing
again... this morning, they were singing vigorously. Hope you add
many more birds to your new yard list!
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Eric Hynes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello Vermont Birders:
> I recently moved from South Burlington to Hinesburg. There is some pretty
> decent habitat surrounding this house and my new yard list already has a
> few gems. Starting a new yard list is one of the only perks of moving.
> One of the bigger surprises to me is a Alder Flycatcher that is still
> singing his head off in the morning. Call notes are to be expected but to
> still be in full song every morning for an early departing Empid is
> surprising to me. Anybody else still have consistently singing Alder
> Flycatcher out there? Is this the odd bird or do I need to recalibrate my
> Just curious,
> Eric Hynes
Youth Birding Coordinator
North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
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