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Nice list, Ian.... and all within 2 hours.  Lucky you to be so close...  

Ruth Stewart

E. Dorset, VT

 > Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:06:49 -0400
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Brilyea Dawn
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> Early yesterday morning many birds at Brilyea Access.
> 
> Brant and Snow Goose preening together on an emerged flat with quiet 
> chorus of Canadas in distance.  Nearby Caspian Tern parents tending to 
> their youngster in the shadow of a couple Great Blue Herons.  In and out 
> of the cattails weaving moms Mallard and Wood Duck leading fast-growing 
> youngsters.  Young Song Sparrows galore.  Twittering Downy wondering 
> when food was coming.  Raptors on Dawn Patrol.  Growing flock of 
> Swallows breakfasting up and down the waters, joined by a silent Kingfisher.
> 
> Ian
> ===============
> Brilyea Access, Addison, US-VT
> Jul 28, 2011 6:00 AM - 7:50 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 0.6 mile(s)
> 53 species
> 
> Snow Goose  1
> Brant  1
> Canada Goose  49
> Wood Duck  7
> Mallard  26
> Green-winged Teal  2
> Great Blue Heron  9
> Turkey Vulture  1
> Osprey  2
> Bald Eagle  1
> Northern Harrier  1
> Red-tailed Hawk  1
> Semipalmated Plover  1
> Killdeer  1
> Spotted Sandpiper  1
> Least Sandpiper  3
> Ring-billed Gull  4
> Caspian Tern  3
> Mourning Dove  1
> Belted Kingfisher  1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
> Downy Woodpecker  1
> Northern Flicker  1
> Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
> Alder Flycatcher  2
> Willow Flycatcher  1
> Eastern Kingbird  7
> Warbling Vireo  1
> Blue Jay  2
> American Crow  2
> Tree Swallow  18
> Bank Swallow  1
> Barn Swallow  17
> Black-capped Chickadee  4
> Tufted Titmouse  1
> White-breasted Nuthatch  2
> Marsh Wren  2
> Wood Thrush  1
> American Robin  7
> Gray Catbird  2
> Brown Thrasher  1
> European Starling  16
> Cedar Waxwing  3
> Yellow Warbler  1
> Common Yellowthroat  1
> Savannah Sparrow  1
> Song Sparrow  28
> Swamp Sparrow  1
> Scarlet Tanager  1
> Northern Cardinal  1
> Red-winged Blackbird  21
> Common Grackle  1
> American Goldfinch  3
> 
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (http://ebird.org/vt)