I am very interested in directions - I have never seen this species in
Vermont, only out west in Wyoming and Colorado!

Fred Pratt
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From: "- Maeve Kim" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2005 5:47 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] NEK life list bird!

> For today's Loon Watch, I was assigned two lakes in the Northeast Kingdom.
> No
> loons, unfortunately - BUT I spent a while watching three three-toed
> woodpeckers, getting a very good look at one adult from less than 12' away
> and then
> watching this bird feed one of two others that stayed in deep shadow. None
> of
> the birds seemed concerned at all about my presence, and I watched for
> many
> minutes before they all flew back a bit farther into the woods.
> If anyone wants directions, let me know. It was pretty much the back of
> beyond, right near New Hampshire, surrounded by nothing but deer camps
> (and deer
> flies). In the mud where I was standing were the tracks of deer, moose,
> bear,
> some weasel-y thing, and a large canid - no marks of tires or Tevas!
> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center