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Where does one access the Diamond Run Mall Nature Trail?  I know
generally where the Mall is.

Sharon Tierra
Brookline

Susan Elliott wrote:

>There is a nice variety of habit and birds along
>the Diamond Run Mall Nature Trail (there's an
>oxymoron) in Rutland.
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>In two hours, Deb Clark, Dave Yates and I
>observed 29 species. Warblers included American
>redstart, common yellowthroat, yellow warbler,
>chestnut-sided warbler, black-throated blue
>warber and Nashville warbler.
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>Several alder flycatcher and one willow
>flycatcher were heard as well as scarlet tanager
>and veery. Also, there were several song sparrows
>and white-throated sparrows and three house
>wrens.
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>The best sighting of the day was three green
>herons, first seen from the trail and then again
>from the road around the back of mall (just about
>between the back doors to Footlocker and the
>Gap). That area is quite wet and willowy with a
>few cattails.
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>Actually I should say that the best sight of the
>day was the sun!
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>Sue Elliott
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