Early Birders: Observations on May 12

Join us Sundays at 7 a.m., May 12 - June 30
Join us Sundays at 7 a.m., May 12 – June 30

We’ve restarted our Early Birder Morning Walks, and Shirley Johnson (Board President and Expert Birder) led the first one. She was kind enough to provide us a list of what the walkers observed on Sunday May 12. How many of these do you recognize by sight or sound? Come on the next walk and practice!

  • Wood Duck
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Mourning Dove
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Great-crested Flycatcher
  • Blue-headed Vireo
  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • Brown Creeper
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
  • Winter Wren
  • Veery
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Northern Parula
  • Blackburnian Warbler
  • Pine Warbler
  • Black and White Warbler
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Louisiana Waterthrush
  • Ovenbird
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  • Song Sparrow
  • Red-winged Blackbird

Join us next time, for an early morning ramble in the Birds of Vermont Museum’s forest and meadows every Sunday from May 12 through June 30. Enjoy the start of the day with us, birds, and other woodland inhabitants. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds. Come to several walks to hear the changes in who calls and when!

Finish the walk with bird-friendly coffee at the viewing window inside the Museum.

Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.

Appropriate for: Adults and older children • Free, donations welcome.
Pre-registration is helpful but not required. Call 802 434-2167 or email museum@birdsofvermont.org

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