[CT Birds] Southport

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Fri Apr 20 13:05:27 EDT 2007


The Southport Golf Course was still flooded, but contained Blue-winged 
Teal, new for the route. The lone Goldeneye is a single bird that has 
been hanging out in the upper end of the harbor. It will be interesting 
to see how late it will stay. The resident White-winged Scoter finally 
left.

Dennis Varza
Fairfield

Fairfield, Sunken Island, South Pine Creak Beach, Sasco Beach, 
Southport Harbor and Southport Beach

April                             	9	14	17	20
Tide                        		L	H	H	L

Brant                           	240	90	410	520	
Canada Goose               	32	30	8	12
Mute Swan                    	12	20	16	12
Wood Duck                   	0	1	0	0
Gadwall                        	3	0	10	3
Amrican Wigeon            	10	8	6	0
American Black Duck      	10	2	10	0
Mallard                          	122	12	16	8
Northern Pintail             	0	1	0	0
Blue-winged Teal           	0	0	0	1
Green-winged Teal         	0	0	6	6
Greater Scaup               	65	2	35	10
White-winged Scoter     	3	1	1	0
Oldsquaw                      	32	12	15	6
Bufflehead                    	14	12	6	0
Common Goldeneye        	1	1	0	1
Red-breasted Merganser	9	20	20	12
Red-throated Loon        	7	11	5	26	
Common Loon               	2	2	10	7
Horned Grebe                	6	12	12	11
Double-creasted Cormorant	8	10	7	20
Great Egret                   	1	1	1	0
Snowy Egret                 	2	0	2	1
Osprey                         	2	2	2	2
Killdeer                         	3	2	2	0
Greater Yellowlegs         	1	0	8	10
Short-billed Dowitcher   	0	0	0	3
Black-headed Gull          	0	0	1	0
Bonaparte’s Gull            	25	0	100	60
Ring-billed Gull              	60	6	320	95
Herring Gull                   	245	300	250	160
Iceland Gull                   	0	0	1	0
Great Black-backed Gull 	65	7	13	10




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