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Has anyone seen the Golden Eagle in East Montpelier recently? The sightings have been practically in my backyard and I’ve been daily having a look around but no luck in the last few days. Thanks, Jeffrey Allen

> On Dec 24, 2018, at 00:00, VTBIRD automatic digest system <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> There are 9 messages totaling 350 lines in this issue.
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> Topics of the day:
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>  1. How Many CBC'ers in VT? (8)
>  2. Catbird!
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> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:45:38 -0500
> From:    Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
> 
> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering routes
> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which gets
> us to 880.
> 
> Good estimate?
> 
> Bridget
> 
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> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:11:44 -0500
> From:    Terry Marron <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> Hi Bridget, 
> We have 40 in our circle but that doesn't include feeder watchers. It would be closer to 50 if all counted. 
> Did you get any pic's from CBC? I sent you one goofy pic of us all! 
> I have not seen many reports for CBC groups on listserve. I will try to see if Ken has a rough count yet and post probably after the holidays. 
> Happy holidays, Terry 
> 
>> On December 23, 2018 at 8:45 AM Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>> 
>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering routes
>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which gets
>> us to 880.
>> 
>> Good estimate?
>> 
>> Bridget
> 
> Terry Marron
> [log in to unmask]
> Williston VT 05495
> www.windstonefarmvt.com
> 802-878-3953(H) 802-999-1403(C)
> Enjoy Pesto...breakfast-lunch-dinner!
> 
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> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 09:14:54 -0500
> From:    Zacheriah Cota-Weaver <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> Bridget,
> 
> So far we have 46 people signed up to help with the Hunger Mountain CBC
> taking place next Wednesday 12/26. We've had some recent additions, and may
> end up with 50 folks participating.
> 
> Zac Cota
> 
>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 9:11 AM Terry Marron <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Bridget,
>> We have 40 in our circle but that doesn't include feeder watchers. It
>> would be closer to 50 if all counted.
>> Did you get any pic's from CBC? I sent you one goofy pic of us all!
>> I have not seen many reports for CBC groups on listserve. I will try to
>> see if Ken has a rough count yet and post probably after the holidays.
>> Happy holidays, Terry
>> 
>>> On December 23, 2018 at 8:45 AM Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>>> 
>>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering
>> routes
>>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which
>> gets
>>> us to 880.
>>> 
>>> Good estimate?
>>> 
>>> Bridget
>> 
>> Terry Marron
>> [log in to unmask]
>> Williston VT 05495
>> www.windstonefarmvt.com
>> 802-878-3953(H) 802-999-1403(C)
>> Enjoy Pesto...breakfast-lunch-dinner!
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Zacheriah T. Cota-Weaver
> 175 Depot Street
> Hyde Park, VT 05655
> (802) 696-8613 cell
> [log in to unmask]
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 14:19:43 +0000
> From:    Rich Kelley <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> There’s a fair number of people that do multiple counts.  Interesting question. 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Dec 23, 2018, at 08:46, Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>> 
>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering routes
>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which gets
>> us to 880.
>> 
>> Good estimate?
>> 
>> Bridget
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 10:19:45 -0500
> From:    Jeanne Elias <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> Bridget
> The MadBirders CBC had at least 50 participants as well, 40 on field teams and maybe even more than ten feeder watchers.
> Jeannie Elias
> 
>> On Dec 23, 2018, at 9:14 AM, Zacheriah Cota-Weaver <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> Bridget,
>> 
>> So far we have 46 people signed up to help with the Hunger Mountain CBC
>> taking place next Wednesday 12/26. We've had some recent additions, and may
>> end up with 50 folks participating.
>> 
>> Zac Cota
>> 
>>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 9:11 AM Terry Marron <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Bridget,
>>> We have 40 in our circle but that doesn't include feeder watchers. It
>>> would be closer to 50 if all counted.
>>> Did you get any pic's from CBC? I sent you one goofy pic of us all!
>>> I have not seen many reports for CBC groups on listserve. I will try to
>>> see if Ken has a rough count yet and post probably after the holidays.
>>> Happy holidays, Terry
>>> 
>>>> On December 23, 2018 at 8:45 AM Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>>>> 
>>>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering
>>> routes
>>>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which
>>> gets
>>>> us to 880.
>>>> 
>>>> Good estimate?
>>>> 
>>>> Bridget
>>> 
>>> Terry Marron
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> Williston VT 05495
>>> www.windstonefarmvt.com
>>> 802-878-3953(H) 802-999-1403(C)
>>> Enjoy Pesto...breakfast-lunch-dinner!
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Zacheriah T. Cota-Weaver
>> 175 Depot Street
>> Hyde Park, VT 05655
>> (802) 696-8613 cell
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 
> 
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> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:04:21 -0500
> From:    Cory Ross <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> Hi Bridget 
> 
> The Brattleboro CBC had 33 field participants and 16 feeder counts.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Cory Ross
> 
>> On Dec 23, 2018, at 8:45 AM, Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>> 
>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering routes
>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which gets
>> us to 880.
>> 
>> Good estimate?
>> 
>> Bridget
> 
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> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:57:26 -0500
> From:    Mus <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Catbird!
> 
> Astonished to see a catbird here at my place this week, near and in the bushes along the foundation of my house, where it actually nested this summer. Kinda late in the year, huh?  Anybody else seeing them now?
> Janet Watton
> Randolph Center
> 
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> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 12:26:43 -0500
> From:    Charlotte and Hal Bill <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> The East Franklin County CBC (northernmost in the state) has 32 traveling
> observers and four feeder watchers from ages preteen through 70-plus,  all
> of whom have committed to our January 5 count. Eight of us already have
> participated or will be participating in multiple counts this year (four
> for me, three for another person; I'm not sure about the other six folks,
> but I think they're probably doing a lot). We also may pick up a few more
> participants. (I'll be in touch with you, Bridget, about one whom you
> referred....)
> 
> Charlotte Bill
> [log in to unmask]
> 
>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 9:19 AM Rich Kelley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> There’s a fair number of people that do multiple counts.  Interesting
>> question.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Dec 23, 2018, at 08:46, Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>>> 
>>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering
>> routes
>>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which
>> gets
>>> us to 880.
>>> 
>>> Good estimate?
>>> 
>>> Bridget
>> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Date:    Sun, 23 Dec 2018 18:01:44 -0500
> From:    Bruce MacPherson <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> I don't know the exact number this year, but historically the Burlington circle has about 60 participants and I believe it was about the same as previously. This number is exclusive of feeder counters. We did our count on Dec. 16, the same day as the Islands CBC, so our numbers are mutually exclusive of Terry's.
> 
> 
> Bruce MacPherson
> GMAS
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charlotte and Hal Bill <[log in to unmask]>
> To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sun, Dec 23, 2018 12:26 pm
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] How Many CBC'ers in VT?
> 
> The East Franklin County CBC (northernmost in the state) has 32 traveling
> observers and four feeder watchers from ages preteen through 70-plus, all
> of whom have committed to our January 5 count. Eight of us already have
> participated or will be participating in multiple counts this year (four
> for me, three for another person; I'm not sure about the other six folks,
> but I think they're probably doing a lot). We also may pick up a few more
> participants. (I'll be in touch with you, Bridget, about one whom you
> referred....)
> 
> Charlotte Bill
> [log in to unmask]
> 
>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 9:19 AM Rich Kelley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> There’s a fair number of people that do multiple counts.  Interesting
>> question.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Dec 23, 2018, at 08:46, Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> How many people do you think are volunteering for CBCs in VT?
>>> 
>>> We've got 22 circles we could suppose 30 people per circle covering
>> routes
>>> which would be 660...plus maybe 10 feeder-watchers per circle...which
>> gets
>>> us to 880.
>>> 
>>> Good estimate?
>>> 
>>> Bridget
>> 
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