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January 2017 iNaturalist Vermont Photo-observation of the Month

Congratulations to Charlotte Bill for winning the January 2017 iNaturalist Vermont photo-observation of the month contest. This image of a Bald Eagle ruffled in the wind after a recent ice storm was the most popular photo-observation as measured by clicked ‘favs’.

Bald Eagle populations have been slowly rising for decades in the Northeast. Winter provides a great opportunity to see these majestic birds as they congregate around areas of open water on lakes and rivers where food is likely to be found. Your best source of recent sightings is on Vermont eBird. ...more ↓

Posted on February 03, 2017 02:13 AM by kpmcfarland kpmcfarland | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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It started with a simple question. How many species occur in Vermont? You’d think we’d know this for a small state steeped in a rich tradition of naturalists dating back to Zadock Thompson and his seminal 1842 work on the natural history of Vermont. But, the simple answer was, no one really knew.

We do know how many species there are of some of the popular taxonomic groups like birds ...more ↓

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