[CT Birds] Friday at Lighthouse Point Park

Dana Campbell mother-dana at juno.com
Fri Oct 3 18:54:34 EDT 2008


>From Dana Campbell, Lynn James, Don Morgan, Marty Moore, and Richard English:
10/3 - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 113 Diurnal Raptors on a day of very strong SW winds.  It was Falcon Day!  14 Kestrels, 12 Merlins, and 14 Peregrines, and an additional 2 Unidentified Falcons!  Not many small birds could fly into the strong headwinds, but at the end of the day when the wind died a bit and began to go WNW, 50 Tree Swallows and one Chimney Swift went through.  Great looks at the birds since the wind had them on the deck.

Dana Campbell, Missioner, mother-dana at juno.com
The Greater Hartford Regional Ministry

"Does the hummingbird think he himself invented his crimson throat?
  He is wiser than that, I think." 
   From New Poems by Mary Oliver



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