[CT Birds] House sparrow battle update
rmharvey at snet.net
Mon May 25 13:17:51 EDT 2009
> Regarding the Ruddy shelduck, there have been 3
> reports now. One at SISP,
> one behind warehouse #500 in Stratford and the one I
> saw at Wright's Pond
> in Orange, all reported with Canada Geese. Could this
> be the same duck
> traveling around, or perhaps several have escaped?
> Just curious since it is
> such a pretty duck.
It may well be the same bird I had as Picket's Pond, Osbornedale State Park, Derby on May 2. I believe this predates the other reports. A beautiful bird that was staying with Canada Geese. I did not post it to the list because I assumed it was an escapee. I got quite a few photographs.
Beacon Falls, CT
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