[CT Birds] Unusual Plover?
birddog55 at charter.net
Mon Oct 6 22:06:57 EDT 2008
Ringed Plover!!!!!!!???????? Are there any more details? Was it compared
to any Semipalmated Plovers? This might be the second or third New England
record!!!!! I know I am being a bit of a jerk but this is a major major
Any more details?
I think I need to take my blood pressure medicine....
Mark S. Szantyr
80 Bicknell Road #9
Ashford, Connecticut 06278
Birddog55 at charter.net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roy Harvey" <rmharvey at snet.net>
To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 8:59 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Unusual Plover?
> From Buzz Devine with Seth Harvey:
> 10/06 – Bishop’s Pond, Meriden -- 1100–1130 hrs, 1 EURASIAN WIDGEON
> (drake), 2 BLUE-WINGED TEAL (hens), 1 GREAT CORMORANT (unusual inland).
> Rocky Hill Meadows (last field on the left heading south, beyond the
> outhouse) -- 1200-1345 hrs, 2 BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL
> SANDPIPER, and an interesting plover, possible RINGED PLOVER (lighter
> overall than typical semipalm, yellowish legs, large breast band, large,
> black-eyed appearance) or aberrant SEMIPALMATED PLOVER.
> Note: the birds were in and out of the furrows and not always visible;
> farm equipment working the area.
> Roy Harvey
> Beacon Falls, CT
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