Early Birders’ Observations for June 29, 2014

Erin Talmage led the June 29, 2014,  Early Birders Morning Walk . Last Early Birders walk for the season. (Of course we will have more bird walks under other titles. This series will be back next spring, too. No worries!)

Enjoy our summary:

 BBirds of Vermont Museum, Chittenden, US-VT
 Jun 29, 2014 7:00 AM - 9:20 AM
 Protocol: Traveling
 2.0 kilometer(s)
 Comments:     Early Birders Walk led by Shirley Johnson.
 37 species
 Ruffed Grouse  1     heard drumming
 Northern Goshawk  1
 Broad-winged Hawk  1
 Mourning Dove  2
 Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  8
 Downy Woodpecker  2
 Hairy Woodpecker  1
 Eastern Phoebe  2
 Great Crested Flycatcher  1
 Red-eyed Vireo  4
 Blue Jay  8
 American Crow  2
 Common Raven  1
 Black-capped Chickadee  6
 White-breasted Nuthatch  2
 House Wren  2
 Winter Wren  3
 Veery  1
 Hermit Thrush  2
 Wood Thrush  1
 American Robin  2
 Gray Catbird  1
 Cedar Waxwing  2
 Ovenbird  9     3 recently fledged, calling incessantly from trees; crowns were dull; exhibited poor motor planning which led to determination they were fledglings.
 Common Yellowthroat  2
 Chestnut-sided Warbler  2
 Black-throated Blue Warbler  2
 Black-throated Green Warbler  2
 Song Sparrow  2
 White-throated Sparrow  1
 Scarlet Tanager  2
 Rose-breasted Grosbeak  4
 Indigo Bunting  1     singing
 Red-winged Blackbird  2
 Baltimore Oriole  2
 American Goldfinch  1
 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18942056
 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

Join this walk series again next spring! We’ll start of the day with birders and birds, not to mention other woodland dwellers. 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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