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With such extensive flooding it appeared to be a good day to see what  
waterfowl were around to take advantage of the situation.


Location:     West Salisbury
Observation date:   4/3/10
Notes:     Extensive flooding of Otter  Creek.
Number of species:     16

Canada Goose   15
Wood Duck     2
American Black Duck   2
Mallard     2
Ring-necked Duck   3
Bufflehead     5
Great Blue Heron   1
Turkey Vulture     1
Ring-billed Gull   8
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)      2
American Crow     2
Common Raven      2
European Starling     3
Song Sparrow      2
Red-winged Blackbird     3
Common Grackle   1


Location:     Three Mile Bridge Road,  Middlebury
Observation date:     4/3/10
Notes:   Extensive flooding of Otter Creek. Northern Harrier was a  male.
Number of species:     15

American Black  Duck     6
Mallard     2
Green-winged  Teal     14
Northern Harrier      1
Red-tailed Hawk     2
Killdeer      2
Ring-billed Gull     35
Downy Woodpecker   2
Hairy Woodpecker     1
Northern Flicker  (Yellow-shafted)     2
American Crow      2
American Robin     2
Song Sparrow      5
Red-winged Blackbird     35
Common Grackle   25

Location:     Lemon Fair River, Bridport
Observation  date:     4/3/10
Notes:     Extensive  flooding.  Ducks were in the flooded meadows and 
fields along the Lemon  Fair River. Viewed from three stations. West Street 
station most  productive.
Number of species:     12

Canada  Goose     28
American Black Duck      56
Mallard     155
Northern Shoveler      4
Northern Pintail     5
Green-winged Teal (American)   16
Red-tailed Hawk     2
American  Kestrel     2
Rock Pigeon     X
American  Crow     52
Tree Swallow     1
European  Starling     X

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.