Viewed from causeway about one third distance north from last house. Be
careful traffic mostly considerate but it only takes one!
Lake Bomoseen/Hubbardton Marshes IBA, Rutland, US-VT
Sep 21, 2012 8:35 AM - 10:40 AM
Comments: Observations made from five locations around the marsh.
Emergent vegetation, mainly water lily pads, breaking up with cold. Water more
Wood Duck 144 Probably a 10% under count done individually with
scope. Water lily pads breaking up impeded viewing. High but not a record for
this area at this time of year! [09/02/1999 : 227 wood duck]. Many counts
American Black Duck 6
Pied-billed Grebe 1
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Great Blue Heron 15
Red-necked Phalarope 1 Feeding among the wood duck. Digiscoped for
the record. About 80 m distant.
Ring-billed Gull 1
Rock Pigeon 3
Belted Kingfisher 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Eastern Phoebe 3
Blue Jay 1
American Crow 3
Black-capped Chickadee 4
Tufted Titmouse 3
Marsh Wren 1 Weak song!
Common Yellowthroat 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Swamp Sparrow 9
Red-winged Blackbird 4
American Goldfinch 2
House Sparrow 1
Forgot to add in three Blue-winged Teal. Will rectify!
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland, Vermont
Speaking the same language.