I thought I noticed that in David Hoag's photo, but couldn't tell for sure. Sarah Rosedahl
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      From: Alison Wagner <[log in to unmask]>
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 Sent: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 5:57 PM
 Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Yellow-headed Blackbird
THANKS to everyone's posts, which encouraged me to take a field trip this 
afternoon.  And especially to Sarah for sharing her yard life-bird!

And it was there from 3:30 until 4:15!  I had very satisfying looks!  When 
the cowbirds flew off and left it alone in the willow tree, I heard a few 
chip calls!

Using my scope for extra close satisfaction, I noticed its beak was never 
quite closed.  And the lower mandible looked to be a tad longer than the 
upper.  Did anyone else see this?


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From: Fred and Chris Pratt
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 2:35 PM
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Subject: [VTBIRD] Yellow-headed Blackbird

Team Pipit and Denny Abbott (of New Hampshire) finally saw the
Yellow-headed Blackbird today at 12:30 p.m. Denny had been waiting since
7:30 this morning. We returned to the home of Sarah Rosedahl at 12:30 after
a brief tour of nearby farms in search of the bird, which had not been seen
during the morning.It was waiting patiently for our return. We watched it
for a full ten minutes before heading home.

Again our thanks to Sarah for welcoming us to her home and showing us such


(Location is as previously posted: 68 Farm House Lane, North Hero)