Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Bicknell's Thrush incubating a nest on Stratton Mountain,Vermont
K.P. McFarland / Vermont Center for Ecostudies

The Bicknell’s Thrush summers on the highest peaks of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains.  A new study released by the Vermont Center for Ecostudies has found their population is one of the smallest of any migratory songbird in the U.S. and Canada.

A male Painted Bunting photographed near a bird feeder in Pittsfield, Vermont
Kent McFarland/Vermont Center for Ecostudies

A rare bird described as a "flying rainbow" that normally doesn't fly north of the Carolinas on the East Coast has turned up in a small town in Vermont.

There's a new resource for understanding Vermont's bird populations.