Archive for March, 2008

Phen Basin Walk, Thursday, June 19, 2008

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Meet at Shaws at 7:30 AM for a wooded walk to beaver ponds.  May be wet and muddy, wear sturdy footwear, may want to bring insect repellent.

Wu Ledges Walk – Saturday, May 31, 2008

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Meet at Shaws at 7:30 AM to carpool.  This new walk led by Jon and Amy Jamieson and daughters.  Young birders and families welcome.  Highlights may include nesting Common Ravens.

Center Fayston Walk – Sunday, May 25, 2008

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Meet at Shaw’s at 7:30 AM to carpool to Center Fayston Rd. for a 2 hour walk.  Jeannie Elias – leader

Woodcock Walk, Thursday evening, April 24, 2008

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Thursday, April 24 – 7:30 – 9:00 PM – Meet at Pat Folsom’s house (3681 East Warren Rd – 2 miles past Round Barn).  We will look for male woodcocks performing their sky dance, part of an annual spring mating ritual that occurs at dawn and dusk. Dress for cool weather.


[photopress:Spruce_Grouse_2.jpg,full,pp_image] Terry Wright spied this Spruce Grouse in the Northeast Kingdom on 4/21/07. It was bird #106 for his Big Year. How many birds can a person see in Vermont in a single calendar year? Terry Wright, of Essex Center decided to answer this question and spent most of his free time last year traveling […]

Snowshoe – Signs of Spring Birds – Sunday, March 23

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Mad River Glen Naturalist Program offers Mad Birders a 2 for 1 discount for this event.  Join Brian Aust, MRG Resident Birder, for a snowshoe birding adventure at Mad River Glen on Sunday, March 23.  Meet in the Basebox at Ski School desk at 10:30 AM or 1:30 PM.  This will be a 2 hour trek […]

Freeman Hill Walk – Thursday, May 22, 2008

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Meet at the Foremans’ on Freeman Hill in Moretown. This is a new walk with great bird habitats. Dawna Foreman – leader.

Granville Gulf, Saturday, June 21, 2008

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Meet at Shaws at 7:30 AM. This will be an all morning walk. Be prepared for hiking, bring a lunch, snacks, water.

A Vermont Big Year of Birding

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Over one third of the bird species in North America reside within or migrate through Vermont every year. Is it possible to see them all? What is it like to try? Join the Mad Birders for an informal talk and slide presentation by Terry Wright, a Vermont birder whose quest was to see as many […]

Old Center Fayston Road, Saturday, May 17, 2008

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Join Mad Birders for a walk on Old County Road and Old Center Fayston Road, led by Susie Thompson.  We will meet Thompsons on Old County (Loop Rd) at 7:30 AM.  This will be a two hour walk that can easily be extended.