The olive-sided flycatcher was working the area over our pool last night.? Around 8 pm, we saw him from the deck go back and forth across the water, then rest in our butternut tree.? Later, as it got darker, I heard him persistently calling.? The calling seemed unusual for the evening.?

 Fordhams up in Hinesburg

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From: George Lisi <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 6:50 am
Subject: [VTBIRD] Olive-sided Flycatcher

An Olive-sided Flycatcher is calling persistently from Smith Pond across the road this morning. Brings back some of the shivery thrill of hearing this archetypally Northern bird for the first time as a young birder. Backpacking into the Great Gulf in New Hampshire....?
George Lisi, Woodbury 

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