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Pieter Van Shaik on the Rookery Walk during the CCCA Trail Hike on August 11th 2019.

Below is a list of some of the birds we have seen on our walks..

Ruffed Grouse

Mourning Dove


Great Blue Heron

Turkey Vulture

Yellow bellied Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

American Kestrel

Eastern Phoebe

Blue-headed Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Blue Jay

American Crow

Black Capped Chickadee

Tree Swallow

Red breasted and White breasted Nuthatch

House wren

European Starling

Wood Thrush

American Robin

Chipping Sparrow

White Throated Sparrow. Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow


Red-winged Blackbird


Black and White Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Yellow rumped Warbler

Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

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photo by Hans Schrag

Link to Cavendish Branch of Mount Ascutney Audubon Society

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BIRD WALK - Sunday May 26th at 7:30 am.
Join Marianne and Michael Walsh of the Mount Ascutney Audubon Bird Association for a bird walk in Cavendish. The walk is of moderate difficulty with moderately steep slopes. We will meet at a location and I will post that soon. Limited to 12 people so please contact Robin if you would like to join us by phone #802-2592327, or by email

SOLAR ECLIPSE TALK - April 8 at 6pm at Cavendish Fletcher Community Library

With Claudio Veliz, architect and astronomer who co-founded and was twice president of the Southern Vermont Astronomy Group headquartered in Chester.

RETURN OF THE MARTENS - April 16th at 6pm at Cavendish Fletcher Community Library

Join Breehan Furfey, wildlife biologist and Project Leader at Vermont Fish and Wildlife for a look at the history of these amazing creatures and their conservation success story.

GREEN UP DAY - May 4th

This year the CCCA will partner with the Town Recreation Department to make Green Up Day a success in our community! Stay tuned. More Info to come.

Mount Ascutney Audubon Chapter

To promote enjoyment, appreciation, and conservation of nature through education, habitat protection, and advocacy for the benefit of our communities and all living things.

AMAS is made up of individuals with a shared interest in the environment and a passion for preserving what is best about our communities: our closeness to and interaction with nature. 

As a local chapter of Audubon, we help support initiatives that are important to the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitat.

Join as a Friend of AMAS and/or a member of the National Audubon Society.

go to for more info!

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