I find the report of a stilt at Farrell access incredible.
I've never heard of a Stilt in Vermont and I've never seen one north of Delaware.
Could the observer have mistaken a Black-crowned Night-heron for a Black-necked Stilt?
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> On Sep 1, 2015, at 7:30 PM, Sue <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At Farrell Access yesterday a STILT was seen near the ponds---- seen while looking down at edges.
> At Stone Mill Dam a Bald Eagle chased a Merlin until the Merlin dropped its prey. The Eagle promptly ceased pursuit and went for the dropped prey.
> An adult Peregrine was also seen as well as several Kestrels.
> Sue Wetmore reporting for Betty Jilson
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