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1/20/13
Woodbury, VT
12:00pm
I found one dead Carolina Wren under my porch. Suspect it was blown north
with the wind.

Mike Sharon

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM, VTBIRD automatic digest system <
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> There are 4 messages totaling 123 lines in this issue.
>
> Topics of the day:
>
>   1. West Rutland Marsh - Jan 19
>   2. Dummerston Rough Legged Hawk
>   3. Lake Champlain Birding Report
>   4. Fwd: eBird Report - 918 Rte 100B, Jan 19, 2013
>
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>
> Date:    Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:09:48 -0800
> From:    Susan Elliott <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: West Rutland Marsh - Jan 19
>
> Another fine walk around West Rutland Marsh this morning. The results can
> be found here:
>
>
> http://rutlandcountyaudubon.org/journal/2013/1/19/west-rutland-marsh-january-monitoring-results.html
>
> Sue Elliott
> http://www.rutlandcountyaudubon.org/
>
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>
> Date:    Sat, 19 Jan 2013 13:52:05 -0500
> From:    Cyndi Miller <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Dummerston Rough Legged Hawk
>
> Sitting in a tree next to the 91 south lane near mile marker 14.8, the
> field by the big farm.  It sat there long enough for us to get off and
> back on in Putney so I could get a good look at it, then flew to the
> back of the field.
>
> Cyndi
> There is symbolic as well as actual beauty in the migration of birds. There
> is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature--the
> assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.
>                                   Rachel Carson
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:47:25 -0500
> From:    Larry Clarfeld <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Lake Champlain Birding Report
>
> Hello VTBirders,
>
> The North Branch Nature Center's trip to Lake Champlain proved to be very
> productive today, with eight participants tallying fifteen species of ducks
> at six locations along the shore.  Land Birds (Snow Buntings, Larks,
> Longspurs) were notably absent.  Some highlights are included below:
>
>  - A Mallard pair courting and copulating at Shelburne Bay.
>  - A Cooper's Hawk flying into the open window of a barn at the top of Fort
> Cassin Road.  It never exited while we were there.
>  - A Rough-legged Hawk off Hawkins Road.
>  - Bald Eagles in good numbers!  2 adults at Shelburne Bay.  At least 15 at
> Fort Cassin Bay feeding on the ice.  And another 3 near Champlain Bridge.
>  - Red-breasted Mergansers... 2 males at Meach Cove and 2 more at Charlotte
> Town Beach.
>  - A male Northern Pintail at Charlotte Town Beach.
>  - Horned Grebe close to shore at Charlotte Town Beach (also seen at Meach
> Cove and Shelburne Point)
>  - Eastern Bluebird at the Champlain Bridge
>  - Continuing rarities from Champlain Bridge area, including Tufted Duck,
> Barrow's Goldeneye, Canvasback, and Redhead, and thousands of scaup and
> goldeneye.  Despite our efforts, the Pochard was not seen.  Ducks have been
> pushed back from the bridge by the advancing ice, and it will be
> interesting to see where they end up as temperatures dip next week and ice
> continues to displace the birds.
>
> Good Birding,
> Larry
>
> --
> Larry Clarfeld
> Environmental Educator
> Youth Birding Coordinator
>
> North Branch Nature Center
> 713 Elm St.
> Montpelier, VT 05602
>
> www.NorthBranchNatureCenter.org
> (802) 229-6206
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>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Sat, 19 Jan 2013 20:12:35 -0500
> From:    Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - 918 Rte 100B, Jan 19, 2013
>
> These are the eBird comments that are NOT publicly available, but possibly
> important. They are noted right after 'protocol" and are only available
> because I emailed them to myself or 'shared' them with my birding
> companions.
>
>
> 918 Rte 100B, Washington, US-VT
> Jan 19, 2013 7:00 AM
> Protocol: Incidental
>
> Comments:     First bird at the feeder was a Junco followed quickly by two
> Tree Sparrows. Tree Sparrows have been in abundance this year while other
> species are lacking. Temp was 19 f and rose to 37 by 3pm.
>
> 9 species
>
> Mourning Dove  2
> Downy Woodpecker  2
> Hairy Woodpecker  1
> Blue Jay  2
> Black-capped Chickadee  2
> American Tree Sparrow  7
> Dark-eyed Junco  5
> Northern Cardinal  2
> American Goldfinch  1
>
> View this checklist online at
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S12660820
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
>
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> End of VTBIRD Digest - 18 Jan 2013 to 19 Jan 2013 (#2013-20)
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Michael J Sharon
41 Bliss Road
Marshfield, VT. 05658
(802) 793-7968
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