[CT Birds] Blue Goose in Stratford
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 20 21:00:50 EDT 2009
>From Frank Mantlik
10/20 Stratford - birded various sites in town today, tallying 76 species with these highlights:
-Wooster Park Pond (Freeman Ave.) - ad. BLUE MORPH SNOW GOOSE, with Canadas and 5 species of ducks.
-behind 650 Long Beach Blvd.- 2 COMMON RAVENS, Blue-headed Vireo, House Wren, 200+ sparrows including 1 White-crowned.
-behind Deluca Ballfied (Main St.) - lots of sparrows including 1 Lincoln's.
-home feeder- probable late RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD continues 6:55am - 6:00pm.
-miscellaneous: 16 Yellow-crowned Night-herons (3 places), 8 hermit thrushes, 20 e. phoebes, and tons of song, swamp, & savannah sparrows everywhere.
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