[CT Birds] Westport and Stamford

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Sat Jul 26 14:05:11 EDT 2008


Hi Folks

Here are some notes from areas that are  little covered in summer.

Westport, Sherwood Is. Mill Pond and Compo Beach, and (-) Cockenoe  
Is. as seen from shore. 7:00 to 10:00 high tide falling.
Stamford, Cove Island Park, 10:30 to 12:00, near low tide.

Canada Goose	45	146
Mute Swan       	-	2	Pair with 4 young
Mallard            	2	7
Double-crested Cormorant	14(10)	38
Great Blue Heron    	-	1
Great Egret    	23(44)	44
Snowy Egret         	17	5
Killdeer                  	-	1
American Oystercatcher	4	3
Spotted Sandpiper	-	2
Willet               	  	-	2
Semipalmated Sandpiper	-	11
Laughing Gull	                2	1
Ring-billed Gull             	177	52	Birds mostly roosting on beaches  
and lawns
Herring Gull                  	90	63	Birds on rocky shore and islands
Great Black-backed Gull	14(40)	2
Common Tern              	10(10)	1
Forster’s Tern                       	-	3	Immatures Roosting in Holly  
Pond

Dennis Varza
Fairfiled




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