[CT Birds] Notable Birds In Litchfield & Winchester

Dave Rosgen dave at whitememorialcc.org
Mon Aug 24 12:19:36 EDT 2009


>From Dave Rosgen:

8/22/2009 - Litchfield, White's Woods Rd. (White Memorial Foundation's
Cemetery Pond) - 2 Solitary Sandpipers, 1 Common Nighthawk, 6 Marsh Wrens;
Also, 2 Green Herons, 30 Wood Ducks, 1 Spotted Sandpiper, 2 Belted
Kingfishers, 1 Chimney Swift, 1 Northern Rough-winged Swallow, 150 Barn
Swallows

>From John Marshall:

8/23/09 - Litchfield, White's Woods Rd. (White Memorial Foundation's
Cemetery Pond) - 14 Wood Ducks, 1 Great Blue Heron, 2 Belted Kingfishers

8/23/09 - Litchfield, S. Lake St. (White Memorial Foundation's Little Pond
Boardwalk) - 5 Virginia Rails, 3 Marsh Wrens, 8 Bobolinks; Also, 9 Wood
Ducks, 3 Great Blue Herons, 1 Green Heron, 8 Killdeer, 1 Chimney Swift, 1
Belted Kingfisher, 1 Willow Flycatcher, 1 Fish Crow

>From John Eykelhoff:

8/23/09 - Litchfield, N. Shore Rd. (Bantam Lake's N. Bay & Outlet) - 7
Double-crested Cormorants, 1 Great Blue Heron, 6 Wood Ducks 

>From Dave Rosgen, w/ Carol Parent:

8/23/09 - Winchester, Entire length of Laurel Way - 6 Common Ravens, 1 Brown
Creeper, 1 pair of Blackburnian Warblers feeding 2 fledglings, 8 Purple
Finches in 2 family groups; Also, 1 pair of Red-shouldered Hawks w/ 2
newly-fledged young, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, many Red-eyed Vireos feeding
fledglings, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 pairs of
Black-throated Blue Warblers feeding a total of at least 6 fledglings, 1
family group of 5 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 12 Black-throated Green Warblers
in 3 family groups, 1 family group of 6 Pine Warblers, 1 pair of Scarlet
Tanagers feeding 3 fledglings

Also, I got a second-hand report of a pair of Evening Grosbeaks at feeders
at houses along Rt. 8 in Sandisfield, Massachusetts, just over the state
line from Colebrook, CT.

 

David Rosgen

Wildlife Biologist

White Memorial Conservation Center

P.O. Box 368

Litchfield, CT 06759

860-567-0857

dave at whitememorialcc.org

www.whitememorialcc.org

 




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