Archive for December, 2013

Mad River/Northfield Christmas Bird Count on Monday, December 16

Mad Birders will be out birding all day on Monday, December 16.  We are participating in the 114th annual Christmas Bird Count, the oldest citizen science project.  Nine teams of three or four will cover a portion of a circle fifteen miles in diameter.  The all day event concludes with a potluck and reporting of […]

Very late Nashville Warbler in Waitsfield Village in November

A Nashville Warbler visited a feeder in Waitsfield Village for several days in November.   He appeared several times a day and ate shelled black oil sunflower seeds.  According to records, he should have left our area at least by the end of October.    Other great birds at this feeder include Carolina Wren, Pine Siskin,  American Tree Sparrow,  lots of Goldfinches, […]