Water level at Kent Pond remains low with inviting mudflats of which  the 
Dunlin took advantage. Also a Rusty Blackbird observed and photographed  
flipping leaves along the water's edge searching for slugs/worms.  Northern  
Pintail, I believe, was a new bird for Kent Pond.
Kent Pond, Rutland, US-VT
Oct 29, 2011 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Protocol:  Stationary
Comments:     Water level lowered. Extensive mud  flats.
12 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard  12
Northern  Pintail  1     In the company of mallards.
Ring-necked  Duck  2
Hooded Merganser  1
Double-crested Cormorant   1
Dunlin  1     Taking advantage of lowered water  level.
Belted Kingfisher  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow   4
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Rusty Blackbird  1   Flipping leaves along the water line. Observed 
successful gleaning  with slug/worm.

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Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland,  Vermont

Speaking the same language.