[CT Birds] Stratford Bioblitz results

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Sat May 31 21:29:16 EDT 2008


Here are the unofficial results of the bird portion of
the Stratford Bioblitz, held from Fri., 5/30 3pm to
Sat. 5/31, 3pm.
A cumulative total of 129 species, recorded by 10
observers, included these highlights: 
COMMON LOON, GREAT CORMORANT, BLACK VULTURE (5/31),
COMMON GOLDENEYE (5/30), RED-BREASTED MERGANSER
(5/30), NORTHERN HARRIER, SHARP-SHINNED HAWK,
PEREGRINE FALCON (5/31), multiple WHIMBRELS (both
days), WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER,
AMERICAN WOODCOCK, 100+ LAUGHING GULLS, 3 BONAPARTE'S
GULLS, ROYAL TERN (5/31), BLACK SKIMMER (5/31),
ACADIAN FLYCATCHER, ALDER FLYCATCHER, COMMON RAVEN,
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, DARK-EYED JUNCO, BOBOLINK, many
BOAT-TAILED GRACKLES.
I'm guessing more info about the event can be obtained
at the websites of Yale's Peabody Museum and of
Beardsley Zoo.

Frank Mantlik
Stratford




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