[CT Birds] A brief visit to Hammo

Mark Szantyr birddog55 at Charter.net
Thu Jan 10 21:35:00 EST 2008


Stopped down at Hammo this morning to try and get more crossbill photos. 
There were a few birds in the pines (more big lenses than birds!) at West 
Beach, as well as Red-breasted Nuthatches.  Mid-morning, I found a 2nd 
winter Lesser Black-backed Gull loafing with the gulls in the West Beach 
parking area.

Mark
Mark S.Szantyr
80 Bicknell Road
Apt. 9
Ashford, CT 06278
USA

Birddog55 at Charter.net
860-487-9766
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Elphick" <elphick at sbcglobal.net>
To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 7:18 AM
Subject: [CT Birds] UConn shrike


> >From Chris Elphick and Frank Gallo
> 1/7, Lot W, UConn, Storrs:  The imm northern shrike continues and was seen 
> by several people during the morning.  It has been in the trees by the 
> pond at the NW corner of the lot.  At one point we hear it sing a little.
>
> Also, just to let people know the pine grosbeaks have not been seen on 
> campus for a while.  There's still a lot of fruit around, but many trees 
> have been stripped so its worth seeking out those that still have berries.
>
>
> Chris Elphick
> Storrs, CT
> elphick at sbcglobal.net
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