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- RBA
*Vermont
*Statewide
*07/05/02
*VTVT0207.05

    A visitor to Island Pond this week found 2 GRAY JAYS and 2 BLACK-BACKED
WOODPECKERS in the neighborhood of Moose Bog.
    In Highgate, 2 LEAST BITTERNS and 2 GREEN HERONS were at the Rock River
WMA on the 29th. Four to five VIRGINIA RAILS were found along Rollo Road. A
COOT was found in a small marsh at Lake Carmi in Franklin.
    Two BOBWHITES have been heard calling early in the morning at Star
Bridge Farm out South Street Extension in Middlebury.
    A breeding-plumaged CAPE MAY WARBLER was seen singing atop a spruce snag
at Lake Ninevah in Mt. Holly on the 28th. A pair of COMMON LOONS there was
seen with a chick already capable of diving.
    A CAROLINA WREN visited a feeder near Barre
    At LEFFERT¹S POND ON THE 4TH, the following were highlights: 1 OSPREY, 1
WOOD DUCK, 3 GREAT BLUE HERONS, 3 COMMON SNIPE, 1 BELTED KINGFISHER, 2
WINTER WRENS, 1 AMERICAN REDSTART, 2 HERMIT THRUSHES, 1 WILLOW FLYCATCHER, 3
BROWN CREEPERS, AND 12 CEDAR WAXWINGS. A BALD EAGLE was present the same day
at Chittenden Reservoir.
    An AMERICAN WOODCOCK highlighted a list during a survey at the Tinmouth
Channel WMA on the 1st.
    At Union Village Dam in Thetford on the 29th, a PINE WARBLER was
unusual. In all, 13 species of WARBLER were found including NASHVILLE,
NORTHERN PARULA, YELLOW, CHESTNUT-SIDED, MAGNOLIA, BLACK-THROATED GREENS,
BLACK-AND-WHITE, AMERICAN REDSTART, OVENBIRDS, COMMON YELLOWTHROATS, and a
CANADA.


Wayne Scott
Compiler, VT Rare Bird Alert

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