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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 3 May 2016 03:10:23 +0000
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Not expecting much given today's weather, but waterthrushes were fun - swallow count a challenge and the 'little' fall out of YRWarblers unexpected.    

Ruth Stewart
E. Dorset, VT

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Sent: Monday, May 2, 2016 10:38 PM
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Subject: eBird Report - Emerald Lake State Park, May 2, 2016

Emerald Lake State Park, Bennington, Vermont, US
May 2, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: 45 degrees, overcast - rain predicted, noticeable s wind
17 species

Canada Goose 1
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Eastern Phoebe 1
Blue-headed Vireo 1 heard
Blue Jay 1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 30 Difficult to determine numbers - among flock of TRES. Observed a few (brown) swallows actually alight on beach so comfortable with ID.
Tree Swallow 100 100s flying over water. Also observed Rough-wings and Barn, but no others
Barn Swallow 30 Difficult to determine numbers
Black-capped Chickadee 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5
American Robin 8
Louisiana Waterthrush 2 Call note heard
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1 Only other warbler seen among YRWA
Yellow-rumped Warbler 50 Large group responded to pishing
Chipping Sparrow 2
Northern Cardinal 1
House Finch 1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29369730

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)