[CT Birds] Stratford Birds, Labpr Day
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Mon Sep 7 20:21:14 EDT 2009
>From Frank Mantlik
-Sikorsky Airport - NORTHERN WHEATEAR present virtually all day, seen by many. I saw it 11:30 and 4:30.
-Lordship Seawall, 11:15am (with Linda) - adult male WHITE-WINGED SCOTER, close to shore.
- Short Beach , 12-1pm - 1 juv. WESTERN SANDPIPER, 1 WHIMBREL (flying west).
- Access Rd. pool - 11:45 & 4:15pm - 2 Glossy Ibis, 1 MERLIN (pm), 1 Northern Harrier (pm), up to 10 Green-winged Teal. Water level continues to drop (about 40/60 water to mud).
- Stratford Marina - 3:30pm - adult LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, WESTERN SANDPIPER, approx 100 Greater Yellowlegs, 20 Lesser Yellowlegs, 25 Short-billed Dowitchers, also 6 Yellow-crowned Night Herons.
- behind Deluca Ballfield (Main St.), 5 pm - PEREGRINE FALCON
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