Not expecting much given today's weather, but waterthrushes were fun - swallow count a challenge and the 'little' fall out of YRWarblers unexpected.    

Ruth Stewart
E. Dorset, VT

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Subject: eBird Report - Emerald Lake State Park, May 2, 2016

Emerald Lake State Park, Bennington, Vermont, US
May 2, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     45 degrees, overcast - rain predicted, noticeable  s wind
17 species

Canada Goose  1
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue-headed Vireo  1     heard
Blue Jay  1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  30     Difficult to determine numbers - among flock of TRES. Observed a few (brown) swallows actually alight on beach so comfortable with ID.
Tree Swallow  100     100s flying over water.  Also observed Rough-wings and Barn, but no others
Barn Swallow  30     Difficult to determine numbers
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  5
American Robin  8
Louisiana Waterthrush  2     Call note heard
Black-throated Blue Warbler  1     Only other warbler seen among YRWA
Yellow-rumped Warbler  50     Large group responded to pishing
Chipping Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  1
House Finch  1

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