A nice mini wave of warblers along with a merlin and juvenile loon, the latter preparing for take-off in the not too distant future.
The area experienced an horrendous thunderstorm the previous evening.
Cheers, Roy Pilcher.
Kent Pond - Killington (99 acres), Rutland, US-VT
Sep 12, 2013 8:15 AM - 9:50 AM
Comments: Following thunderstorm previous evening.
24 species (+1 other taxa)
Common Loon 2 Including one juvenile that was observed to be
exercising/strengthening its wing muscles by flapping and running/flapping trial
Belted Kingfisher 1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Merlin 1 Observed first on power line cable then flushed to a tamarack tree
where it was harassed by two jays that caused the bird to depart the area.
Empidonax sp. 1 No song! Well observed in Alder shrub.
Eastern Phoebe 1
Blue-headed Vireo 1 Song.
Blue Jay 7
American Crow 6
Black-capped Chickadee 4
American Robin 12
Gray Catbird 2
Cedar Waxwing 14
Black-and-white Warbler 1
Orange-crowned Warbler (celata) 1 Observed in Alder shrub in response to
"pishing". Common Yellowthroat and American Redstart also present.
Common Yellowthroat 2
American Redstart 1
Magnolia Warbler 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Black-throated Green Warbler 2
Song Sparrow 2
American Goldfinch 8
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