Early Birders’ Observations for June 22, 2014

Shirley Johnson led the June 22, 2014,  Early Birders Morning Walk . Thirty-eight species this day!

Enjoy our week’s walk’s summary:

 Birds of Vermont Museum, Chittenden, US-VT
 Jun 22, 2014 7:05 AM - 9:25 AM
 Protocol: Traveling
 2.0 kilometer(s)
 Comments:     Early morning bird walk led by Shirley Johnson
 38 species
 Ruffed Grouse  1
 Mourning Dove  1
 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  6     seen in various areas along the trails
 Downy Woodpecker  1
 Hairy Woodpecker  1
 Northern Flicker  1
 Pileated Woodpecker  1
 Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
 Eastern Phoebe  1
 Great Crested Flycatcher  1
 Blue-headed Vireo  0     monitored nest was unoccupied;  perhaps adults are off feeding
 Red-eyed Vireo  5
 Blue Jay  5
 American Crow  1
 Black-capped Chickadee  16     several families seen and heard along the trails
 Tufted Titmouse  1
 House Wren  2
 Winter Wren  1
 Veery  1
 Wood Thrush  1
 American Robin  3
 Gray Catbird  1
 Cedar Waxwing  2
 Ovenbird  4
 Louisiana Waterthrush  2
 Common Yellowthroat  1
 American Redstart  1
 Blackburnian Warbler  1
 Chestnut-sided Warbler  4     two adults seen carrying food, both dropped down into brushy area with the food so we assumed it where the nest is!
 Black-throated Blue Warbler  2
 Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
 Black-throated Green Warbler  2
 Song Sparrow  1
 Dark-eyed Junco  1
 Scarlet Tanager  2
 Indigo Bunting  1
 Baltimore Oriole  1
 Purple Finch  1
 American Goldfinch  2
 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18860273
 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

Join us for the last one, Sunday the 29th of June. 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.

Best 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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