Ditto - Black-billed Cuckoo calling around the banding station at North
Branch Nature Center this morning. Avoiding capture, however! We also heard
Nashville Warbler singing, and an early dispersing Swainson's Thrush.
North Branch Nature Center
From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Ted Levin
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:23 AM
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] black-billed cuckoos
They're late to the party . . . as always.
On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 7:47 AM Pat Folsom <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> There was one calling on East Warren Rd in Waitsfield this morning at
> 5:30 AM.
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> From: "Ted Levin" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: "VT Bird" <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:31:22 AM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] black-billed cuckoos
> They returned to the Upper Valley just in the time for the Dog Days.
> Each morning for the past week a pair of black-billed cuckoos have
> been calling from the spruce and pine that border the western lip of
> Coyote Hollow, the 35-acre fen mid-way up Five Corners Road, Thetford
> Center. Of course, I never see them; I just hear through the mist and
> gloom as I walk my dogs.
> Last Wednesday, July 24th, a black-billed cuckoo called in North
> Pomfret, not far from the intersection of the Pomfret and Howe Hill roads.