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Roy Pilcher <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:49:54 -0400
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Riotous foliage on display at Kent pond this morning.  Almost alone in admiring this spectacle, feels kind of selfish! 

Fox Sparrow observed in apple tree, did not determine whether it was feeding/resting or just passing through.

Cheers, Roy Pilcher.

Kent Pond - Killington (99 acres), Rutland, US-VT
Sep 30, 2013 8:10 AM - 10:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Glorious foliage surrounding the pond.  Butterflies observed: 
Monarch (1), Eastern Comma (1) and Cabbage White (1).
23 species

Common Loon  2     Including one juvenile.
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  5
Blue-headed Vireo  4     Of the four birds two were singing and three were 
Blue Jay  10
American Crow  6
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  1
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Carolina Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
American Robin  19
Gray Catbird  4
European Starling  10
Cedar Waxwing  8     Single flock.
Common Yellowthroat  3
Fox Sparrow (Red)  1     Single bird observed in apple tree.  No song.
Song Sparrow  8
White-throated Sparrow  16
White-crowned Sparrow  3
Common Grackle  3
American Goldfinch  23     Including a flock of 15.

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