- Status in VT: Decreased by 39% (112 to 68 blocks). Greatest decrease in Northeastern Highlands.
- Data from other research: No additional data for VT.
- Conservation status: State rank S4B; SGCN-M; SSC
- Other atlases: NY: -16%; PA: +2%; ON: -33%
- VT’s role in North American range: VT is near the northern edge of the range.
- Causes of change since first Atlas: Loss of habitat through succession of abandoned farmland to forest.
- Management/Monitoring recommendations:Establishment and maintenance of at least one large management area (>1,000 ha) dedicated to early-successional species; WAP set population goal of 10,000 individuals.
First Vermont Breeding Bird Atlas (1976-1981)
Second Vermont Breeding Bird Atlas (2003 – 2007)
Change in Distribution
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