[CT Birds] Stratford Beaches
dennisvz at optonline.net
Fri Jun 19 18:40:12 EDT 2009
Reading all about those rare birds has caused me to exaggerate my
expectations of rarities. "Im gonna git me some"
Stratford, Long Beach 2:40
Bonaparte's Gull 1, Laughing Gull 7, Herring Gull 420, Great Black-
backed Gull 3
260 of the Herring Gulls were in a feeding flock off shore.
Stratford, Sea Wall 3:00
Laughing Gull 2, Ring-billed Gull 2, Herring Gull 300, Great Black-
backed Gull 1
The Herring Gulls here were also in a feeding flock
Stratford Short Beach 3:20 to 4:15 low tide rising
Double-crested Cormorant 22
Great Egret 11
Snowy Egret 7
American Oystercatcher 4
Laughing Gull 68
Ring-billed Gull 165
Herring Gull 400
Great Black-backed Gull 5
Black Skimmer 2
Most of the gull were hanging out on the mud flats.
At the airport, the east end runway was flooded but the only thing
there was a Dunlin.
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