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Nope, from Otter Creek

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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Ronald Payne<mailto:[log in to unmask]> 
  To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> 
  Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:48 AM
  Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] VTBIRD Digest - 22 Mar 2011 to 23 Mar 2011 (#2011-83)


  I'm pretty sure you meant Dead Creek. And I for one am certainly 
  appreciative for the contribution Ducks Unlimited has made to it. 


    --
    Ron Payne
  Middlebury, VT



  Quoting MARIE HEMEON <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>:
  > Well, considering we have Ducks Unlimited as one of the groups to thank for
  > Otter Creek, I don't think it is in OUR best interest to exclude them 
  > from what
  > they helped to bring to the table. IMO And here comes the hunting 
  > debate again. 
  > Here is some history of Otter Creek. Seems it was mainly bought by 
  > hunters. I am
  > glad they allow us to use it too. 
  >
  > The first State acquisition was in 1956, using Pittman-
  >
  > Robertson funds. These funds are generated from the sale of
  >
  > firearms and ammunition. There have been several
  >
  > subsequent acquisitions, some of which were made using
  >
  > funds from the North American Wetland Conservation Act,
  >
  > State Duck Stamp Fund and Ducks Unlimited. Several of
  >
  > these acquisitions were made with the assistance of The
  >
  > Nature Conservancy. 
  >
  >
  >   ----- Original MessFrom: Patti Haynes<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:33 AM
  >   Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] VTBIRD Digest - 22 Mar 2011 to 23 Mar 2011 (#2011-83)
  >
  >
  >   Photos to lure hunters? Sorry. 
  >   Let them bring cameras to shoot with. 
  >   Patti
  >   Moretown
  >
  >   On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:05 AM, April Moulaert
  > <[log in to unmask]>wrote<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>:
  >
  >   > I am looking for some photos that show waterfowl in Vermont- 
  > maybe from the
  >   > Lemon Fair or Otter Creek area- to include in a presentation I am 
  > doing for
  >   > Ducks Unlimited.  I am hoping this will increase their interest in our
  >   > area.  If anyone has any photos they can share please email 
  > me....  Thanks!
  >   >
  >   > On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:03 AM, VTBIRD automatic digest system <
  >   > [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>> wrote:
  >   >
  >   > > There are 7 messages totalling 199 lines in this issue. 
  >   > >
  >   > > Topics of the day:
  >   > >
  >   > >  1. TVs and Red-tails
  >   > >  2. Eastern Bluebird
  >   > >  3. CT river waterfowl and raptors
  >   > >  4. Fwd: eBird Report - Union St Brandon , 3/23/11
  >   > >  5. Mucho Canadas
  >   > >  6. Lemon Fair Birds  , 3/23/11
  >   > >  7. Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 08:05:59 -0400
  >   > > From:    MARIE HEMEON
  > <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Re: TVs and Red-tails
  >   > >
  >   > > Well, over here in NY, I can look out my window and see 10-20 
  > Vultures =
  >   > > on any given day, multiple times. When it is sunny. They must 
  > have some =
  >   > > path they use. Out of the dozens I have seen, only 2 have been 
  > blacks. =
  >   > > The 3 I saw in Vt. the other day were with a group containing mostly =
  >   > > TV's. I have been seeing TV's for a couple of weeks now. I 
  > think there =
  >   > > have only been 2 other sightings of Blacks so far. I would keep 
  > my eye =
  >   > > on those groups of TV's and they should turn up every once in a while. 
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 08:32:59 -0400
  >   > > From:    john peckham <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Eastern Bluebird
  >   > >
  >   > > Yesterday I spotted a male Eastern Bluebird at the Green 
  > Mountain Audubon
  >   > > Center in Huntington, VT. He was busy picking out a nest for the year. 
  >   > > Spring must be right around the corner.... 
  >   > >
  >   > > John Peckham
  >   > > Williston
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:23:58 -0400
  >   > > From:    Eric Masterson
  > <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: CT river waterfowl and raptors
  >   > >
  >   > > A buteo trifecta this evening in Great Meadows in Charlestown, 
  > all in the
  >   > > same tree within the space of an hour (broad-winged hawk being 
  > the one I
  >   > > didnt see). 
  >   > >
  >   > > Add to the buteos, peregrine at Hinsdale (a young bird different to an
  >   > > adult I saw there recently), bald eagles, three Am. kestrels, and a
  >   > couple
  >   > > of coops. 
  >   > >
  >   > > I did a second dusk goose watch from Bellows Falls after a 
  > successful one
  >   > > on Sunday (I posted but somethings not working on NH.Birds). Details on
  >   > my
  >   > > blog, including record shot of a migrating Cackling goose. No scarce
  >   > geese
  >   > > this evening, just 1700 Cago's between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. 
  >   > >
  >   > > I am very interested in doing a daily (duskly) migration watch from
  >   > Bellows
  >   > > Falls. If anyone is interested in helping out, please email me 
  > offline. I
  >   > am
  >   > > even more interested to know the status of evening flights from Hanover
  >   > and
  >   > > further north from places like Lancaster. If anyone is up there and is
  >   > > willing, please let me know. 
  >   > >
  >   > > Thanks
  >   > >
  >   > > Eric Masterson
  >   > > beyondbirding.wordpress.com
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:58:51 +0000
  >   > > From:    Sue Wetmore <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Union St Brandon , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > > Yesterday in Middlebury, I observed 2 crows carrying nesting material. 
  >   > > Toda=
  >   > > y not much singing with winter awaiting to come in again.=20
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > > Sue Wetmore=20
  >   > > ----- Forwarded Message -----=20
  >   > > From: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   > > To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   > > Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2:55:43 PM=20
  >   > > Subject: eBird Report - Union St Brandon , 3/23/11=20
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > > Location: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 Union St Brandon=20
  >   > > Observation date: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 3/23/11=20
  >   > > Number of species: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 13=20
  >   > >
  >   > > Canada Goose =C2=A0 =C2=A0 11=20
  >   > > American Black Duck =C2=A0 =C2=A0 6=20
  >   > > Mallard =C2=A0 =C2=A0 12=20
  >   > > Turkey Vulture =C2=A0 =C2=A0 1=20
  >   > > Red-tailed Hawk =C2=A0 =C2=A0 1=20
  >   > > Killdeer =C2=A0 =C2=A0 1=20
  >   > > Rock Pigeon =C2=A0 =C2=A0 6=20
  >   > > Blue Jay =C2=A0 =C2=A0 1=20
  >   > > American Crow =C2=A0 =C2=A0 6=20
  >   > > American Robin =C2=A0 =C2=A0 24=20
  >   > > European Starling =C2=A0 =C2=A0 3=20
  >   > > Song Sparrow =C2=A0 =C2=A0 2=20
  >   > > Red-winged Blackbird =C2=A0 =C2=A0 5=20
  >   > >
  >   > > This report was generated automatically by eBird
  > v2(http://ebird.org)=20<http://ebird.org)=20/<http://ebird.org)=20%3chttp//ebird.org)=20/>>
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:21:40 -0400
  >   > > From:    Barbara Brosnan 
  > <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Mucho Canadas
  >   > >
  >   > > Just when I thought I was done counting them, 150 more Canada 
  > Geese flew
  >   > in
  >   > > over my head. Ring-billed Gulls have invaded our valley in 
  > Weybridge.  So
  >   > I
  >   > > decided to take the long way round to do my grocery shopping in
  >   > Middlebury,
  >   > > by way of Lemon Fair Road and Dead Creek!
  >   > > Barbara Brosnan
  >   > > PS   Welcome back, Sue W. 
  >   > >
  >   > > -----Original Message-----
  >   > > From: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  > [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
  >   > > Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:38 PM
  >   > > To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   > > Subject: eBird Report - Lutra Farm , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > > Location:     Lutra Farm
  >   > > Observation date:     3/23/11
  >   > > Number of species:     6
  >   > >
  >   > > Canada Goose     1350
  >   > > Mallard     7
  >   > > Ring-necked Duck     8
  >   > > Common Merganser     2
  >   > > Ring-billed Gull     43
  >   > > American Crow     3
  >   > >
  >   > > This report was generated automatically by eBird
  > v2(http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/<http://ebird.org%3chttp//ebird.org/>>)
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:24:40 -0400
  >   > > From:    Barbara Brosnan 
  > <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Lemon Fair Birds  , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > > The whole length of the Lemon Fair is filled with ducks and 
  > Canada Geese
  >   > > and
  >   > > the show is changing each hour.  I didn't have time to count 
  > each flooded
  >   > > spot on my way to grocery shop via Dead Creek. 
  >   > > Barbara B
  >   > >
  >   > > -----Original Message-----
  >   > > From: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  > [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
  >   > > Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:50 PM
  >   > > To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   > > Subject: eBird Report - Lemon Fair Road , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > > Location:     Lemon Fair Road
  >   > > Observation date:     3/23/11
  >   > > Number of species:     5
  >   > >
  >   > > Canada Goose     85
  >   > > Mallard     15
  >   > > Green-winged Teal     12
  >   > > Ring-necked Duck     6
  >   > > Song Sparrow     1
  >   > >
  >   > > This report was generated automatically by eBird
  > v2(http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/<http://ebird.org%3chttp//ebird.org/>>)
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > Date:    Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:27:37 -0400
  >   > > From:    Barbara Brosnan 
  > <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>>
  >   > > Subject: Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > > I did the challenging drive into the Brilyea Access dam at Dead 
  > Creek and
  >   > > saw the usual suspects.  One special treat was the GBH that 
  > flew in as I
  >   > > returned from a short walk.  No time to count the rest of the birds. 
  >   > > Grocery shopping, you know. 
  >   > > Barbara
  >   > >
  >   > > -----Original Message-----
  >   > > From: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  > [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
  >   > > Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:44 PM
  >   > > To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]:[log in to unmask]>>
  >   > > Subject: eBird Report - Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access , 3/23/11
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > >
  >   > > Location:     Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access
  >   > > Observation date:     3/23/11
  >   > > Number of species:     1
  >   > >
  >   > > Great Blue Heron     1
  >   > >
  >   > > This report was generated automatically by eBird
  > v2(http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/<http://ebird.org%3chttp//ebird.org/>>)
  >   > >
  >   > > ------------------------------
  >   > >
  >   > > End of VTBIRD Digest - 22 Mar 2011 to 23 Mar 2011 (#2011-83)
  >   > > ************************************************************
  >   > >
  >   >
  >   >
  >   >
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  >   > April Moulaert, PWS
  >   > Waterscapes LLC
  >   > 36 Westminster Drive
  >   > Burlington, Vermont 05408
  >   >
  >   > tel:       802-864-2989
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