Early Birders’ Observations for June 23

The June 23rd Early Birders Morning Walk focused on birding by ear a bit more than usual—sometimes the birds (and habitats) are just like that! It was very well attended as well. Once again, our Board President Shirley Johnson led the walk, and Mae Mayville (another great volunteer and Board member) eBirded the results. Thank you!

Here’s their report:

Birds of Vermont Museum, Chittenden, US-VT
Jun 23, 2013 7:20 AM - 9:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 kilometer(s)
Comments:     Early morning bird walk led by Shirley Johnson
37 species

Mourning Dove  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  4
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  2
Blue-headed Vireo  2
Red-eyed Vireo  3
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  2
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Brown Creeper  1
Winter Wren  2
Veery  2
Hermit Thrush  2
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  X
Ovenbird  4
Common Yellowthroat  2
American Redstart  1
Blackburnian Warbler  1
Black-throated Green Warbler  2
Song Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  2
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  3
Indigo Bunting  1
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  2
Baltimore Oriole  1
American Goldfinch  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S14482501

Join us for one last early morning ramble on 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—and we welcome additional possible leaders! Let us know if you’re interested in volunteering.

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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