Hopefully, a sign of things to come:  yesterday in Worcester village, 
outside the new Post Office Cafe (I highly recommend sampling their 
excellent baked goods and coffees), a single Bohemian Waxwing was 
calling.  I didn't linger outside outside long, but it apeared to be a 

This morning, while working outside my home in Norwich, I had the 
unmistakable and repeated flight calls of a Pine Grosbeak overhead, then 
45 minutes later a White-winged Crossbill.  I never saw either bird, so 
don't know if they were members of a flock, but both were heading south.

Could be an interesting Christmas Bird Count season...


Chris Rimmer
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
P.O. Box 420
Norwich, VT 05055
802-649-1431 ext. 1