[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
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.
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