Location:     West Rutland Marsh IBA
Observation  date:     4/11/10
Notes:     Just before  sundown!  The American Bittern were calling to the 
north of the boardwalk.  The Virginia Rail were calling from 'all points of 
the compass". One rail was  observed "skipping' accross the open water from 
one shore to the opposite side.  
Number of species:     10

Canada Goose   3
Mallard     6
American Bittern   2
Virginia Rail     4
Yellow-bellied  Sapsucker     1
American Crow     1
Northern  Cardinal     1
Red-winged Blackbird      8
Common Grackle     3
American Goldfinch   2

This report was generated automatically by eBird  v2(

Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland,  Vermont

Speaking the same language.