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While birding the southern Lake Champlain vicinity from West Haven up to Bridport, we had the following noteworthy species:
 
Swallow sp. - caught us by surprise, flew past and had an pale buffy/orange rump -Cliff?  Cave?! Unfortunately, just kept going. (along Lake St. in Bridport area)
Redpolls - about 150 total in 4 sites including a flock of about 100 at the above "swallow" site
Bohemian waxwings - flock of 36 (Torrey Lane - Shoreham)
Northern shrikes 2 - 1 adult, 1 immature
Bald eagle - 3 adults
Rough-legs - 2 light phase, 1 dark phase
Hooded Mergansers - 150
Scaup (lesser?) - 40
Gadwall - 3
Bufflehead - 3
Ring-necked ducks - 5
Pintail - 1 probable flyover
Snow geese - many flights.  One multiple vee formation of about 600
Pileateds - 3
 
Mike & Barry Blust
 
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Michael Blust
Dept. of Natural Science
Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT   05764
802-287-9981