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Didn't see all those, but I did see a bald eagle last Friday soaring over
Starbucks in South Burlington, which was exciting!

Best,
Teage

On 17 August 2010 22:33, Ruth Stewart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> When one sees Bald Eagles, peregrines and merlins - kestrals, harriers, etc
> all in one day in VT, one knows it's been a banner day!!
> Definitely a first in all my years birding in VT (since early 70s).  Add to
> that CLOSE up views of shorebirds... well - it doesn't get much better!!!
>
> ruth stewart , E Dorset
> Barb Powers , Manchester
>
>  Location: Stone Bridge-Panton
> > Observation date: 8/17/10
> > Notes: Stone Dam, Farrell Access and Brylia accumulative count. low 80s,
> sunny. Shorebirds foraging along edges.
> > Number of species: 34
> >
> > Wood Duck 1
> > Mallard 11
> > Green-winged Teal (American) X   waaaaay distant to the south at Farrell
> Access
> > Great Blue Heron 24
> > Great Egret 5    are Egrets nesting in VT now?
> > Turkey Vulture 4
> > Bald Eagle 2  - 4th year birds?  White heads, mottled tail still
> > Northern Harrier 3
> > American Kestrel 2  at least 6-7 others seen on wires from E Dorset and
> back
> > Merlin 1
> > Peregrine Falcon 1
> > Killdeer 2
> > Spotted Sandpiper 8
> > Solitary Sandpiper 2   - seen in flight; but IDed by others at Bryilea
> > Greater Yellowlegs 2
> > Lesser Yellowlegs 1
> > Semipalmated Sandpiper 1   at Brilyea
> > Least Sandpiper X
> > White-rumped Sandpiper 1  at Stone Dam
> > Pectoral Sandpiper 1    at Stone Dam
> > Ring-billed Gull 1
> > Northern Flicker 1
> > Eastern Kingbird 5
> > American Crow 12
> > Barn Swallow X
> > Black-capped Chickadee 2
> > Eastern Bluebird 1
> > American Robin 5
> > European Starling X
> > Cedar Waxwing 3
> > Yellow Warbler 2
> > Song Sparrow 4
> > Common Grackle 1
> > American Goldfinch X
> >
> > This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/vt)
>