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Avocet at Leonard's Pond

Avocet

Thanks to Linda Matkins for spotting an American Avocet at Leonard's Pond, in Rockingham County on Saturday, July 19. Photo courtesy of Greg Moyers.


Highland County field trip

Saturday June 7, led by John Spahr. High-elevation "highlights" included a Barred Owl, Winter Wren, Mourning Warbler, Golden-winged Warblers, Canada Warbler, Alder Flycatcher, Bobolink, Yellow-throated Vireo, Bald Eagle (immature), and both kinds of Orioles. Altogether, 99 species were seen or heard.

Allen, Grant, et al. - ABC field trip 6Jun2008

Observing the Alder Flycatcher at Straight Fork, a few miles west of Blue Grass.


Jo, Andrew, et al. - ABC field trip 6Jun2008

Observing the Yellow-throated Vireo in the nest, in the town of New Hampden. Photo courtesy of Beth Lumadue.


Highland County bird montage

Montage of songbirds from Highland County. Clockwise, from top left: Canada Warbler, Bobolink, Mourning Warbler, Baltimore Oriole, Black-throated blue Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Winter Wren, and in the center, Blackburnian Warbler. Most of these images are freeze-frames from digital video clips. YouTube video pending...


Annual brunch picnic

ABC picnic 3 May 2008

Annual birding and brunch meeting, Montgomery Hall Park, May 3. Some of the best birds that were seen included: Peregrine Falcon, Chestnut-sided warbler, Eastern Kingbird, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Red-eyed Vireos, American Redstart, Indigo Bunting, and Great Crested Flycatcher.


Albino Catbird

Mockingbird albino 1
Mockingbird albino 2

Thanks to new area resident Darrell Schwalm for submitting these photos of a leucistic ("albino") Catbird (NOT a Mockingbird, as first thought!) that he and his wife saw along the wetland portion of Bell's Lane on May 10. It was seen regularly through mid-summer, at least.

ABC bird montage small

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