[CT Birds] CACC

Katz1449 at aol.com Katz1449 at aol.com
Wed Aug 26 16:36:15 EDT 2009

8/26  Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center,  Milford
10AM-1PM  sunny, 75-85 low tide rising.
>From windows facing marsh:
3 Juvenile ospreys were in the nest at 10:30AM.  Around  noon, 2 of the 
juveniles were sharing a fish.
Mockingbird, mourning doves, house sparrows, 1 American  goldfinch, 2 
Starlings; mixed group of barn, tree and I think 3  bank  swallows circling 
around marsh area and on Long Island sound  side as well-
10 D.C. cormorants diving for fish among 28 mute swans, 8  snowy egrets,
4 great egrets, 2 laughing gulls, 24 mallards, 36 black  ducks,
100+ semi palmated plovers,  100+ semi palmated  sandpipers,  
least sandpipers, 5 Black bellied plovers, mixed group of  Greater & lesser 
yellowlegs.  Also separate group of 4 sandpipers with  a white indent 
semi-circle pattern on shoulders (sanderlings?)

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