[CT Birds] On This Day (10/8)
dennisvz at optonline.net
Thu Oct 8 06:53:47 EDT 2009
1875 Northern Shoveler Milford
1883 Horned Grebe Mansfield
1888 Lesser Scaup East Hartford
1892 Long-eared Owl Portland
1906 Pine Siskin New Haven
1978 Lark Bunting New Haven, Lighthouse Pk.
1984 Long-eared Owl Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1985 Red-headed Woodpecker New Haven, Lighthouse Pk.
1989 Pine Grosbeak Harwinton
1992 Wilson's Phalarope Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1998 Curlew Sandpiper Old Lyme
A thought about the Gray Jay:
A possible explanation for its presence it that it got involved with
Migrating Blue Jays.
Not unlike Boreal Chickadees when Black-capped Chickadees have a
It might be worth it to pay attention the next time one sees a flock
of jays on the move.
Especially for those who buy lottery tickets.
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