Sightings listed for the Southeastern Vermont Audubon Society

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

{BIRD NOTES} ~ April 17, 2012

Hermit Thrush © Wikipedia


Bird Notes

Grout Pond (4/17)

There were several Hermit Thrush at Grout Pond singing and displaying some aggressive territorial behavior.  In addition, 1 Common Loon, many Yellow-rumped Warblers, 1 Broad-winged Hawk, and two flickers.

--Mitch Harrison, Wardsboro, VT    


Herrick’s Cove (4/16)

JoAnne Russo & I birded Herricks Cove in Rockingham this morning. Highlights were 1 Purple Martin, 1 Horned Grebe, G Yellowlegs, Pairs of RB Mergansers & G Scaup. Upper Meadows, Rockingham had 2 calling V Rails & 3 E. Meadowlarks.
---Don Clark, Grafton


West Brattleboro (4/15)

2 Brown Thrashers today (4/15) in W. Brattleboro; one was on the side of Bonnyvale Rd and the other was singing from the top of a tree on Gateway Farm Lane. Also, two R-c Kinglets were busy feeding along Bonnyvale Rd.

---Dave Johnston, W. Brattleboro, VT


West River Marina (4/15)

Don Clark and I had a Great Egret flyover, heading north, at the Brattleboro marina this morning also an Osprey with a fish, Vesper Sparrow and lots of Savannah and Song Sparrows.
---JoAnne Russo, Saxtons River, VT


Sand Hill Road, Putney

Hi AL, I have been birding Sandhill Rd in Putney a few times in the last 2 weeks.  There have been a pair of Kingfishers, several pair of Common Merganser seen on every occasion, Red-bellied Woodpecker several times, numerous Redwing Blackbirds, nesting Canada Geese, Wood Duck, and today (4/13) 3 Great Blue Heron. 

---Marilyn Tillinghast, Putney, VT


W. Brattleboro (4/17)

A Barred Owl has been giving out with an occasional daytime hoot the last few days in the wooded area behind our home on Greenleaf Street.

---Al & Barb Merritt


Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Mission Statement:

“To inspire a revolution that nurtures the health of the next seven generations.”




Al Merritt

W. Brattleboro, VT








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