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Good Bird then.  Although a lot of people say Yellow-throated Warbler, when they mean Common Yellowthroat.  Just clearing it up.  
 
 
 
Will Raup Albany, NY www.pbase.com/cabbage_hollow

> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 00:12:24 -0400> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Day-long visitor & yardbirds> To: [log in to unmask]> > Dear Will,> > Admittedly, not being a warbler expert, I just checked my Sibley's Guide> to Birds. The bird that I identified yesterday was most definitely NOT> the COMMON YELLOWTHROAT (Genus Geothlypis). Upon taking another look (in> Sibley's) at the YELLOW-THROATED (Genus Dendroica), I am certain this is> the bird that I saw yesterday approximately 8 feet from my back steps in> very high grass/overgrowth under a bird feeder.> > It was also doing the 'upside-down' thing "like a Nuthatch," as described> in Sibley's Field Guide. What really caught my attention and made me look> it up was the presence of the black check and white stripe above the eye.> > Laurie Miner> W Brattleboro> > ``> Do you mean Common Yellowthroat or the much rarer Yellow-throated> > Warbler?Will RaupAlbany, NYwww.pbase.com/cabbage_hollow> Date: Sun, 16 Sep> > 2007 23:09:55 -0400> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: [VTBIRD] Day-long> > visitor & yardbirds> To: [log in to unmask]> > Today we had a COOPERS> > HAWK hanging around our yard on and off all day -> much to the chagrin of> > the 'regulars.' Got a good close-up look at it> when it 'flushed' from the> > big group of bushes outside our back door. I> was gardening and apparently> > got too close!> > We currently have many adults and juveniles emptying our> > feeders:> > House Finches (adults & juveniles)> Purple Finches (adults and> > juveniles)> Many Rose-breasted Grosbeaks (mostly juveniles)> House> > Sparrows (of course) - adult and juveniles> Many Gold Finches (finishing> > off the sunflowers) - mainly adults> Cardinals - adult males and juveniles> > (m & f)> Song Sparrow - adult> Turkey Vultures (2 circling overhead this> > afternoon)> Female Hummingbird (Sat, 9/15)> > Yesterday, we had a> > YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER and a YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER -> unusual in our yard> > since the backyard is meadow-like w/out many trees,> and there is not much> > ground cover.> > Also, of note (sorry to be so VERY late) - the third week> > of August, I had> an ALBINO GRACKLE visit the yard briefly. The group> > 'spooked' before I> could grab my camera.> > I also got a good look at the> > resident WOODCHUCK in the meadow behind the> house...so did my dog who> > remarked rather loudly!> > Laurie Miner> W Brattleboro> > _________________________________________________________________> > More photos; more messages; more whatever – Get MORE with Windows Live™> > Hotmail®. NOW with 5GB storage.> > http://imagine-windowslive.com/hotmail/?locale=en-us&ocid=TXT_TAGHM_migration_HM_mini_5G_0907> >
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