[CT Birds] Ffld Co. Res.
dennisvz at optonline.net
Tue Jan 6 19:45:00 EST 2009
I needed a break from the computer so I took a look at the local
The most interesting thing was this duck pond I found years ago. It
had some Pintails, the most reliable spot for pintails in winter.
Also, there was a female Mandarin Duck. Now, the people keep farm
geese Guinea Fowl etc., but this birds hung out with the mallards and
I saw no male. It looked like a legitimate escape.
Easton, Hemlock Reservoir The upper half frozen
Mute Swan 1
Common Merganser 8
Easton, Aspetuck Reservoir All frozen except by dam and Center Street
Mute Swan 2
Hooded Merganser 2
Bald Eagle 1 imm. first winter.
Shelton, Trap Fall Reservoir, All frozen except for a patch in the
Common Merganser 78
Shelton, Duck Pond on Maple Ave.
American Black Duck 2
Northern Pintail 8 4 pairs
Mandarin Duck 1 female
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