This is the second time a DICKCISSEL has visited our yard. Last time was several years ago during the first week in December. 
Observed two blue jays engage in a real combat---both on the ground with much wing flapping and scuffling. No doubt over some peanuts. 
Sue Wetmore 

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Subject: eBird Report - Maple St, Brandon, Oct 17, 2014 

Maple St, Brandon, Rutland, US-VT 
Oct 17, 2014 9:38 AM - 12:38 PM 
Protocol: Stationary 
14 species 

Mourning Dove  5 
Downy Woodpecker  1 
Pileated Woodpecker  1 
Blue Jay  4 
Black-capped Chickadee  3 
Tufted Titmouse  2 
White-breasted Nuthatch  2 
Carolina Wren  1 
White-throated Sparrow  3 
White-crowned Sparrow (Eastern)  1 
Northern Cardinal  1 
Dickcissel  1     bird first heard calling a buzzy"zeet" note, landed briefly on the feeder and appeared to be either a female or imm. 
Purple Finch  5 
American Goldfinch  1 

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