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I saw 3 Rusty Blackbirds at Missisquoi NWR this morning.  Also a Great Egret
perched at the top of a tall snag in Stephen Young Marsh.  And a FOY Brown
Thrasher flew through the parking lot at Stephen Young Marsh.

--Ken Copenhaver

Location:     MNWR - Discovery Trail
Observation date:     4/24/10
Notes:     Includes birds seen on west side of Tabor Road, across from
headquarters parking lot.
Number of species:     21

Canada Goose     5     flyover
Mallard     4
Wild Turkey     1     in field across Tabor Rd
Killdeer     2
Wilson's Snipe     2     one on electric wire
Downy Woodpecker     2
Pileated Woodpecker     1     heard only
Blue Jay     1
Tree Swallow     12
Black-capped Chickadee     2
American Robin     4
European Starling     1     carrying nesting material into wind turbine.
Savannah Sparrow     3
Song Sparrow     3
Swamp Sparrow     2
White-throated Sparrow     1     heard only
Northern Cardinal     1     heard only
Red-winged Blackbird     38
Eastern Meadowlark     1
Rusty Blackbird     3
Brown-headed Cowbird     3

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


Location:     MNWR - Stephen Young Marsh
Observation date:     4/24/10
Number of species:     22

Wood Duck     4
American Black Duck     1
Mallard     4
Green-winged Teal     4
Double-crested Cormorant     6     high flyover, headed north
Great Egret     1     on snag in marsh
Wilson's Snipe     2     heard only
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     1
Northern Flicker     1
Pileated Woodpecker     1
American Crow     1     heard only
Tree Swallow     15
Black-capped Chickadee     8
American Robin     6
Brown Thrasher     1     flew through parking lot
European Starling     1
Song Sparrow     3
Swamp Sparrow     5
White-throated Sparrow     1
Red-winged Blackbird     15
Common Grackle     2
Brown-headed Cowbird     4

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