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The swan was still foraging at Otter Creek this afternoon about 2:30 PM.

Bruce MacPherson
South Burlington

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-----Original Message-----
From: Eugenia Cooke <[log in to unmask]>
To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 12:50 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Trumpeter Swan in Brandon--YES


Still here. Life bird for us and others! Beautiful.

On Mar 10, 2017 10:18 AM, "Linda M Verchereau" <<a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>>
wrote:

> I hope it's OK thru Sunday; it's going to be cold!!
>
> Linda in Montpelier
>
>
> > On March 9, 2017 at 4:24 PM Graham Bates <<a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Still present actively feeding at 4:25pm today's. Beautiful in the
> sunshine!
> >
> > Graham
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > On Mar 9, 2017, at 12:14 PM, Spencer Hardy <
> <a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>> wrote:
> > >
> > > A photo (with more coming) plus the exact location is here:
> > > <a href="http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35059688" target="_blank">http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35059688</a> <
> <a href="http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35059688" target="_blank">http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35059688</a>>
> > >
> > > Also, while we were watching it around 8:30 this morning, a Golden
> Eagle circled over!
> > >
> > > Good luck to those who try for it!
> > > Spencer
> > >
> > >> On Mar 9, 2017, at 11:47 AM, Kent McFarland <
> <a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hi folks
> > >> Here's a little info. From vt bird record committee.
> > >>
> > >> Trumpeter Swan *(Cygnus buccinator) *David Johnston observed,
> documented,
> > >> and photographed the first fully accepted record from Tri-Town Water
> > >> District along Lake Champlain in Addison on 26 May 2014. Three prior
> > >> reports were not accepted. Active reintroduction efforts in Ontario
> and the
> > >> Great Lakes area may contribute to additional records in Vermont.
> > >>
> > >> Best
> > >> Kent
> > >>> On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 11:39 AM Jim Mead <<a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> Trumpeter Swan still here at 11:38 a.m.
> > >>>
> > >>> Enjoy Birds,
> > >>>
> > >>> Jim Mead
> > >>>
> > >>> Sent from my iPhone
> > >>>
> > >>>> On Mar 9, 2017, at 11:14 AM, Ron Payne <<a href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]</a>>
> wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Still there as of 10:40. Also a life bird for me.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> ---
> > >>>> Ron Payne
> > >>>> Middlebury, VT
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Thu, 9 Mar 2017 15:10:58 +0000, b flewelling  wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> It was still there when I left at 9:30. It was feeding for a while,
> then
> > >>> was hanging out with the Canada Geese. A life bird for me!
> > >>>>
> > >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> > >>>>
> > >>>> From: "Spencer Hardy"
> > >>>> To: "VTBIRD"
> > >>>> Sent: Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:27:39 AM
> > >>>> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Trumpeter Swan in Brandon--YES
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Watching it now. Trumpeter indeed.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Sent from my iPhone
> > >>>>
> > >>>>> On Mar 9, 2017, at 7:16 AM, Spencer Hardy  wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> A photo was recently posted to the Vermont Birding Facebook page
> that
> > >>> appears to show an adult Trumpeter Swan in Brandon. Apparently it
> has been
> > >>> around since Sunday.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> "from RT 7 in Brandon, take RT 73 W towards Sudbury to the RR
> overpass.
> > >>> The single adult swan is in the flooded area south of the RR tracks.
> But
> > >>> it’s best seen if traveling in the east bound lane towards Brandon”
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> I am going to go look for it shortly, and will post again if its
> found.
> > >>> I believe this would be the second state record.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> Cheers,
> > >>>>> Spencer
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>
> > >> --
> > >> ____________________________
> > >>
> > >> Kent McFarland
> > >> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> > >> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> > >> 802.649.1431 x201
> > >>
> > >> <<a href="http://vtecostudies.org/" target="_blank">http://vtecostudies.org/</a>>
>