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Thanks Spencer. You even caught me off by how fast you were to fix that
filter!
Kent

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On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 PM, Spencer Hardy
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> Hi Mike and Kent (and anyone else who is interested),
>
> When you submitted your checklist earlier today, the filter was set to
> flag any Indigo Bunting after September 25th. This was originally
> automatically set by ebird based on observer submissions for the area. Yet,
> for this species in particular, there have been many reports in late
> September this year (and the past few years)...thus when I saw Mike's
> report of several today, I moved the filters into October.
>
> Trust me, I am not always nearly this fast!
>
> Spencer Hardy
>
>
>
> On Sep 30, 2013, at 8:56 PM, Kent McFarland wrote:
>
> > Mike,
> > Thanks for entering your data into Vermont eBird. We have the filter for
> that county set to 10 until second week of October for indigo bunting. So,
> four INBU should not have been auto-flagged on today's date. I will look
> into that.
> >
> > Here's the chart for the Piedmont if anyone is interested for bunting.
> You can see that by mid October, they are mostly gone.
> >
> http://ebird.org/ebird/vt/GuideMe?src=changeDate&speciesCodes=indbun&getLocations=counties&counties=US-VT-025%2CUS-VT-027&parentState=US-VT&reportType=species&monthRadio=on&bMonth=08&eMonth=11&bYear=1900&eYear=2013&continue.x=69&continue.y=8&continue=Continue
> > Best,
> > Kent
> >
> > ____________________________
> > Kent McFarland
> > Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> > PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> > 802.649.1431 x2
> >
> > Visit Our Pages:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 8:30 PM, Mike Resch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Spent much of the day birding in Brattleboro and Vernon, VT birding at
> the Brattleboro treatment plant, the east side of Brattleboro retreat, the
> fields by the nuke plant substation, the stump dump on Stebbins Road, and
> Fort Dummer State Park.  Best bird was a Dickcissel at the water tratment
> plant.  Also had 5 warbler species - 1 Nashville and 1 Tennessee along with
> numerous Palms, Yellow-rumps and Yellowthroats; and 1 Blue-headed Vireo.
>  Eight species of sparrows including good numbers of Lincoln's Sparrows was
> nice.  I just put all the sightings in e-bird - surprisingly e-bird thinks
> the 4 Indigo Buntings I had are rare.
> >
> >
> > Mike Resch
> > www.statebirding.blogspot.com
> > Pepperell, MA
> >
>

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