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Hilary,
A great way to plan out a trip and find places is to use Vermont eBird. You
can plug in the birds you are after and get a map of all the sightings.
For example, here is a map of Spruce Grouse sightings in Vermont with recent
sightings in yellow.
http://ebird.org/ebird/vt/GuideMe?cmd=quickPick&speciesCode=&bMonth=01&bYear=2006&eMonth=12&eYear=2010&getLocations=states&states=US-VT&parentState=US-VT&reportType=species&speciesCodes=sprgro&continue.x=59&continue.y=13&continue=Continue

Good luck,
Kent

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Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420  Norwich, VT 05055
802.649.1431
http://www.vtecostudies.org/


Date:    Fri, 5 Mar 2010 15:37:40 -0500
From:    Hilary McClure <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: wish list

I've lived in Danville thirteen years, and haven't had a lot of time
for birdwatching. Would really like to see some of the particularly
Northern birds:

Boreal chickadee
the Crossbills
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Grosbeak
Gray Jay
the Three-toed Woodpeckers
Spruce Grouse

Is there anywhere in the NEK where one has a reasonable chance of
seeing some of these? and what would be the best time of year? time of
day?

Thanks a lot,
Hilary McClure
Danville, Vermont