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Re:  Painted Bunting
There were confirmed sightings and photos of a Painted Bunting on Nantucket
this winter.  It stuck around for awhile, but I don't know if it's still
there.

Charlotte Kastner
Stowe

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM, VTBIRD automatic digest system <
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> There are 10 messages totaling 307 lines in this issue.
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> Topics of the day:
>
>   1. Painted Bunting reported to eBird (5)
>   2. Eastern Meadowlark .... Weybridge
>   3. Painted Bunting -yes! (2)
>   4. painted bunting directions (2)
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 06:59:52 -0400
> From:    Sue <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting reported to eBird
>
> Nice---- here in Florida I've seen several.
> Sue Wetmore
>
> Sent from my iPod
>
> > On Mar 16, 2016, at 11:13 PM, Pat Folsom <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > and from other parts of the country too!
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Scott Sainsbury" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: "VT Bird" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 8:44:12 PM
> > Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Painted Bunting reported to eBird
> >
> > Wait… Do I hear the silence of an entire listserve of Vermont birders
> holding their breath?  Yes, indeed, that’s the sound!
> > Scott
> > Moretown
> >
> >
> >> On Mar 16, 2016, at 9:56 PM, Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Male Painted Bunting reported to eBird today. Location is somewhere in
> >> Pittsfield.
> >>
> >> Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S28255483
> >>
> >> Hopefully more details emerge!
> >>
> >> --
> >> Taj Schottland
> >> Coastal Adaptation Specialist
> >> National Wildlife Federation
> >> CELL: 802-258-1200
> >> EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
> >>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:03:40 -0400
> From:    Ken Kretzer <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting reported to eBird
>
> Be still my heart... my top life bird.​
>
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 6:59 AM, Sue <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Nice---- here in Florida I've seen several.
> > Sue Wetmore
> >
> > Sent from my iPod
> >
> > > On Mar 16, 2016, at 11:13 PM, Pat Folsom <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > and from other parts of the country too!
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Scott Sainsbury" <[log in to unmask]>
> > > To: "VT Bird" <[log in to unmask]>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 8:44:12 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Painted Bunting reported to eBird
> > >
> > > Wait… Do I hear the silence of an entire listserve of Vermont birders
> > holding their breath?  Yes, indeed, that’s the sound!
> > > Scott
> > > Moretown
> > >
> > >
> > >> On Mar 16, 2016, at 9:56 PM, Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Male Painted Bunting reported to eBird today. Location is somewhere in
> > >> Pittsfield.
> > >>
> > >> Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S28255483
> > >>
> > >> Hopefully more details emerge!
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Taj Schottland
> > >> Coastal Adaptation Specialist
> > >> National Wildlife Federation
> > >> CELL: 802-258-1200
> > >> EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
> > >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Ken Kretzer
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:12:27 -0400
> From:    Doris and Tom Grazulis <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting reported to eBird
>
> Everyone must be too stunned by the news.
>
> Doris from North Danville
>
> On 3/16/2016 9:56 PM, Taj Schottland wrote:
> > Male Painted Bunting reported to eBird today. Location is somewhere in
> > Pittsfield.
> >
> > Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S28255483
> >
> > Hopefully more details emerge!
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:26:41 -0400
> From:    "Ian A. Worley" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting reported to eBird
>
> Sue Elliot, the eBird reviewer for Rutland County, wants me to let
> everyone know that she has contacted the observer for more details. Sue
> is also not sure how accurately the location is mapped.
>
> Ian
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:33:17 -0400
> From:    Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting reported to eBird
>
> Painted Bunting reported again today by a different observer. Apparently
> photos were taken, though I haven't seen them. Location was behind the
> store/post office.
>
> Checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S28263346
>
> Good luck to everyone who tries for it! I'll be looking for it this
> afternoon or tomorrow morning. Please post updates to VT Bird. Positive and
> negative reports are helpful.
>
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 8:26 AM, Ian A. Worley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Sue Elliot, the eBird reviewer for Rutland County, wants me to let
> > everyone know that she has contacted the observer for more details. Sue
> is
> > also not sure how accurately the location is mapped.
> >
> > Ian
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Taj Schottland
> Coastal Adaptation Specialist
> National Wildlife Federation
> CELL: 802-258-1200
> EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:40:52 -0400
> From:    "Ian A. Worley" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Eastern Meadowlark .... Weybridge
>
> A solitary Eastern Meadowlark fluttered across Lemon Fair Road in
> Weybridge this afternoon and settled in a mowed hayfield brown from the
> winter that wasn't, at a spot known for singing Meadowlarks for many
> years.  Company was sparse, a few crows, a Northern Harrier, and an
> empty branch favored by a
> Rough-legged Hawk for the past four months.
>
> Ian
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:22:38 -0400
> From:    Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Painted Bunting -yes!
>
> Just saw the painted bunting. With Remy Lary and Emma Schoenberg.
> On timberline drive.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 18:21:39 -0400
> From:    Mike Resch <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Painted Bunting -yes!
>
> I'm hoping some details will be posted this evening -
>
> Timberline Drive is a few hundred yards from the Post office.  Wondering
> if it is still coming to Judith Hawley's feeder.  The bird could be
> covering a pretty significant area.
>
> Mike Resch
> www.statebirding.blogspot.com
> Pepperell, MA
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thu, Mar 17, 2016 5:23 pm
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Painted Bunting -yes!
>
> Just saw the painted bunting. With Remy Lary and Emma Schoenberg.
> On timberline drive.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 20:30:16 -0400
> From:    Taj Schottland <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: painted bunting directions
>
> We located the bird at timberline drive (https://goo.gl/maps/8uGnEjZUvh92)
> and then again behind the post office/gas station along the hedgerow and
> visiting the feeders.
>
> Good luck to those who try for it! The bird appeared to have an injured
> foot, but hopefully it manages to survive!
>
> Here's a mediocre photo i took with my iPHone through my scope.
>
>
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/88981103@N07/25569418380/in/dateposted-public/
>
> --
> Taj Schottland
> Coastal Adaptation Specialist
> National Wildlife Federation
> CELL: 802-258-1200
> EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:25:51 -0400
> From:    Alison Wagner <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: painted bunting directions
>
> That is very interesting about the injured foot....for the past 2 (or more)
> winters, there has been a Painted Bunting in Connecticut.  According to
> Dave
> Alpeter, there was a distinguishing oddity about one of its feet as well.
> I
> wonder if this is perhaps the same bird?
>
> Ali
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taj Schottland
> Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2016 8:30 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [VTBIRD] painted bunting directions
>
> We located the bird at timberline drive (https://goo.gl/maps/8uGnEjZUvh92)
> and then again behind the post office/gas station along the hedgerow and
> visiting the feeders.
>
> Good luck to those who try for it! The bird appeared to have an injured
> foot, but hopefully it manages to survive!
>
> Here's a mediocre photo i took with my iPHone through my scope.
>
>
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/88981103@N07/25569418380/in/dateposted-public/
>
> --
> Taj Schottland
> Coastal Adaptation Specialist
> National Wildlife Federation
> CELL: 802-258-1200
> EMAIL: [log in to unmask]
>
> ------------------------------
>
> End of VTBIRD Digest - 16 Mar 2016 to 17 Mar 2016 (#2016-73)
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>



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Charlotte Maison Kastner

33 Upper Hollow Road
Stowe, VT  05672

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