Just writing to recommend Steam Mill Brook WMA as a near NEK location 
curiously unknown and neglected by birders. When I was doing Black-backed 
Woodpecker work there, I found a nesting pair of them, consecutive 
territories of Blackpoll Warblers in the more or less boreal habitat along 
Brook, (many other warbler species). In the same habitat, many Townsend's 
Thrushes singing, replacing Hermit Thrush as the most commonly heard thrush.

George Lisi, Woodbury

Date:    Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:01:19 -0400
From:    Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: grebes, otters, both bitterns PLUS

In case other birders are wondering, I'll send this to everyone. I =20
was delighted to find that each state Wildlife Management Area has a =20
two-page PDF with directions, a description about the habitat, info =20
about wildlife and a map. Google VT Wildlife Management Areas or go to

Then click on Find a WMA.


Maeve Kim
Jericho Center