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A mist-netting session on the Mansfield ridgeline evening of 8/26 and
morning of 8/27:

In nets:
Bicknell's Thrush (1 imm.)
Cedar Waxwing (1)
Blackpoll Warbler (1 adult)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (8)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (2 imm. males)
Black-throated Green Warbler (1 imm. male)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (1)
Wilson's Warbler (1)
Dark-eyed Junco (9)
White-throated Sparrow (2)

A maximum of 9 Common Ravens cavorting around the Nose in evening.
An odd assortment of 4 American Kestrels, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1
Red-tailed Hawk, and 1 raven all wheeling about and divebombing one another
over the Nose at 0900.  Quite a spectacle!
1 Ruby-throated Hummingird buzzed by.

Chris

Chris Rimmer
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
27023 Church Hill Road
Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2779 ext. 120
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