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Location:     West Rutland Marsh IBA
Observation  date:     4/19/08
Notes:     Most gratifying,  more than half the participants, (24), were 
first timers! Brown Thrasher  and Hermit Thrush were "good birds" to encounter 
this emerging spring.  At  least one pair of Canada Geese on nest.
Number of species:      41

Canada Goose     13
Wood Duck      7
Mallard     5
American Bittern      2
Turkey Vulture     4
Cooper's Hawk      1
Virginia Rail     1
Wilson's Snipe      4
Mourning Dove     12
Belted Kingfisher      1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     3
Downy Woodpecker   4
Hairy Woodpecker     1
Northern  Flicker     3
Pileated Woodpecker      2
Eastern Phoebe     10
Blue Jay      10
American Crow     8
Common Raven      3
Tree Swallow     9
Bank Swallow      1
Black-capped Chickadee     17
Tufted Titmouse   7
White-breasted Nuthatch     2
Ruby-crowned  Kinglet     1
Hermit Thrush     1
American  Robin     7
Brown Thrasher     1
European  Starling     7
Song Sparrow     18
Swamp  Sparrow     29
White-throated Sparrow      2
Dark-eyed Junco     8
Northern Cardinal   14
Red-winged Blackbird     42
Common  Grackle     34
Brown-headed Cowbird      1
Purple Finch     1
House Finch      4
American Goldfinch     5
House Sparrow      8

This report was generated automatically by eBird  v2(http://ebird.org/vt)


Cheers,
Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland,  Vermont

Speaking the same language.



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