[CT Birds] Southport Survey #168

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Sat Jan 10 13:48:38 EST 2009

Hi Folks

Where are all the Ducks? Answer: Here in Southport.

Actually, there was hunting about but not close by. So there were  
flocks of Mallards and Black Ducks off shore (keeping out of the  
marshes) Also, a lot more Goldeneye and Bufflehead than normal.

Dennis Varza

Date 	13 Dec_18 Dec_30 Dec_10 Jan
Start 	7:45_8:05_7:45_7:55
Tide  	Mid R_Low_Low_High
Brant	0_0_0_59
Canada Goose	172_480_350_500
Mute Swan	4_2_2_4
Gadwall	16_0_26_2
American Black Duck 	17_24_23_75
Mallard	7_60_28_75
Greater Scaup	0_0_2_0
Surf Scoter	0_1_0_0
White-winged Scoter	0_0_0_4
Long-tailed Duck	11_24_6_1
Bufflehead 	16_0_0_48
Common Goldeneye	4_5_0_85
Hooded Merganser	14_12_18_102
Red-breasted Merganser	28_16_14_58
Red-throated Loon	0_4_2_2
Common Loon	2_18_0_1
Horned Grebe	1_12_0_12
Great Cormorant	4_2_1_4
Great Blue Heron	0_0_0_1
Sanderling 	0_5_55_0
Bonaparte’s Gull 	3_1_38_0
Ring-billed Gull AHY	136_69_77_45
Ring-billed Gull HY	0_1_1_1
Herring Gull	88_117_242_98
Herring Gull HY	7_11_4_1
Great Black-backed Gull	7_15_3_1
Great Black-backed Gull HY	2_2_0_0

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