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Larry-
Thanks for a great trip!
Gail
On Jan 18, 2014, at 11:39 PM, Larry Clarfeld wrote:

> Hi VTBirders,
> 
> The weather was perfect for birding in the Champlain Valley today, with the
> water like glass, minimal heat distortion on the lake, and mild
> temperatures.  A group of 15 birders joined the North Branch Nature
> Center's "Lake Champlain Birding" trip, co-led by myself and Ali Wagner,
> tallying an impressive roster of birds.  Some highlights from the trip are
> included below, in no particular order (all observations entered in eBird).
> 
> Happy birding,
> Larry
> 
> Canvasback - continuing at Shelburne Bay
> Gadwall - 3 at Shelburne Point
> Ring-necked Duck - 1 at Shelburne Point
> Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5, numerous locations
> Long-tailed Duck - 4 at Charlotte Town Beach
> Snowy Owl - 5 (RT 22A, Goose Viewing Area, Nortontown Rd, Atherton Rd,
> Goodrich Corners Rd)
> Red-breasted Merganser - Shelburne Point and Shelburne Town Beach
> Common Loon - Charlotte Town Beach
> American Kestrel - Goose Viewing area & field on the way to WAGS
> 
> -- 
> 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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