[CT Birds] Milford Pt.

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Tue Oct 13 14:39:49 EDT 2009

Milford, Milford Pt. 7:00 to 10:00 High Tide Overcast. East Wind. The  
low bars did not get covered.
Numbers also include Short Beach.

Brant	260 Some flying by but bout 150 feeding along the shore
Canada Goose	10
American Black Duck	8	other birds scattered in the marsh
Mute Swan	8
Surf Scoter	4	(Flying by. 1 Adult Male)
Greater Scaup	1	(In with the Surf scoters, I guess any port in a  
storm Ad. Male)
Common Loon	2	(3 more at Long Beach)
Double-crested Cormorant	220 (Some were flying with the Brant)
Great Blue Heron	1
Great Egret	8	In Great Meadows
Snowy Egret	6 (looked very unhappy out on the bars)
Black-crowned Night-Heron	2
Black-bellied Plover	112
Semipalmated Plover	37
American Oystercatcher	2
Sanderling	200
Semipalmated Sandpiper	10
Dunlin	45
Laughing Gull	2
Ring-billed Gull	110/3
Herring Gull	112/1
Great Black-backed Gull	14
Peregrine Falcon	1 (Im. Chasing shorebirds about.

Stratford, Stratford Marina
Greater Yellowlegs	104
Lesser Yellowlegs	4
Black-crowned Night-Heron	4
Yellow-crowned-Night Heron	31

Dennis Varza

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