This morning at 10:30 I counted 15 Common Terns, two Caspian Terns, a Common Loon and a bunch of gulls and Double-crested Cormorants.
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Burlington, VT 05408
> On May 21, 2014, at 8:00 PM, UVM <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Well, Mark, there was a pair vigorously copulating out on the breakwater today. So I guess they are going to nest somewhere, if not in the breakwater.
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>> On May 21, 2014, at 3:39 PM, "LaBarr, Mark" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Common Terns are back on Popasquash and Rock islands with roughly 80 nests down...hopefully these folks will join the rest of the breeders.
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>>> On May 21, 2014, at 9:41 AM, "UVM" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> All of the small terns in the flock that I was able to identify were Common Terns, but I couldn't ID all of them, and the potential clearly exists to attract rarities.
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>>>> On May 21, 2014, at 9:17 AM, UVM <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> Good morning:
>>>> There are currently 40 to 50 Common Terns, plus 2 Caspian Terns, numerous gulls and cormorants roosting on the breakwater on Lake Champlain off of the Burlington waterfront. The tern flock should be scrutinized for rarities. Viewing conditions are currently excellent, but I have a small scope.
>>>> Scott Morrical
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