Archive for December, 2007

Hoary Redpoll Sighting 12/23/07

This winter many Common Redpolls are visiting Vermont — typically they arrive in large numbers every other year when their food supply in the northern boreal forrest crashes. We think Pat found one Hoary Redpoll within a flock of 70 Common Redpolls. The red spot on the head looks smaller than on the Common, also […]

Christmas Bird Count on December 14

( Events )

We will hold our Christmas Bird Count on Friday, December 14, 2007. This is an all day event in which up to 10 teams will canvass our 15 mile Circle counting all the birds that are seen. The day concludes with a lively potluck where teams report on their bird counts. Home-based feeder watchers can […]