[CT Birds] Sherwood Island SP-Blue Grosbeak, Dickcissel, YB Chat, etc.

Tina and Peter Green petermgreen at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 7 18:47:28 EDT 2009


10/7-Sherwood Island SP with Jim Dugan(1:30-4:30PM)

 

        BLUE GROSBEAK seen in the construction storage area in the northwest corner feeding on foxtail type grass.

 

        DICKCISSEL and YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT seen again in the brushy dump area at the end of the parking lot on the East 

          Beach side of the park.We estimate seeing 50+ Monarch Butterflies in this same area as well.

        

        Also seen,4-5 EASTERN PHOEBE,2 HERMIT THRUSH,1 MAGNOLIA WARBLER,many YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS and 

          NORTHERN FLICKERS

 

        3 AMERICAN WIGEON seen on the Mill Pond at the park entrance.

 

        5 SNOWY EGRETS and 4 GREAT EGRETS seen on the Mill Pond from the veiwing platform.

 

        1 AMERICAN KESTREL seen on the west side.

 

Tina Green

Westport




 		 	   		  


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