Starling invasion stacks Brattleboro annual bird count - Brattleboro Reformer

Audobon Society field observers counted a record number of birds last Saturday.

"In Brattleboro, 20 field observers, with another 16 birders at their feeders, counted a record 5,877 birds Saturday, representing 56 different species, said Cory Ross, the local coordinator for the citizen-science project. Ross said the temperature tipped to three below when he started Saturday morning on the West River near The Marina Restaurant. Ross said Sunday that Saturday’s record count was “helped” by tallying 1,400 starlings."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-22 14:36:04 -0500