[CT Birds] check those lakes
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Sat Oct 24 17:18:40 EDT 2009
Got skunked with scoters here in Wallingford. Pistapaug Pond had:
50 Ruddy Duck
5 Lesser Scaup
2 Greater Scaup
On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 5:16 PM, <Kfinnan at aol.com> wrote:
> 'Wasn't going to bother checking the lake out in the foul weather until
> Greg's message came through. Thanks, Greg!
> Woodridge Lake, Goshen -
> At about 4:30 P.M., there were 25 Black Scoters in a tight raft, 2 Surf
> Scoters and a mixture of about 16 Common and Hooded Mergansers.
> In the morning, on Valcove Court in Goshen, there was a mixed flock of
> Juncos, Sparrows (Chipping, Song and WT) and usual-suspect feeder birds
> numbering about 100. No rarities, though. Two Brown Creepers and 10 Purple
> Finches also persist in an around the yard.
> Kevin Finnan
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