[CT Birds] Stratford birds - not a sighting post

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Mon Sep 14 20:26:53 EDT 2009

--- On Mon, 9/14/09, Marty Swanhall <mswanhall at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Just an interesting fact....  a
> few years ago, Stratford had a purple gallinule and this
> past few weeks, the northern wheatear - is there something
> about Stratford???

Besides some fine habitat, Stratford has another important factor, birders.  Not just local birders, of which there is a good supply, but visitors - recall that the Northern Wheatear was found by birders from the Hartford area.

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

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