[CT Birds] Batterson Pond

Jan Collins jgcollins at cox.net
Wed Nov 11 17:02:30 EST 2009

11/11/09   Started my day birding on Hartford Audubon's weekday walk around 
Litchfield and White Memorial area with highlights being 1 White-winged 
Scoter, 2 Long-tailed Ducks, 8 Ruddy Ducks and Pied-billed Grebes on Bantam 
Lake, 2 flyover Snow Buntings at Point Folly, 1 immature Bald Eagle in 
Morris, 1 Brown Creeper at White Memorial nature center.
Then headed to Quassy at 12:30 for great close up looks of the PACIFIC LOON.
Ended up at Batterson Pond around 2:30 PM with good numbers of waterfowl:
50+ Common Mergansers
20-25 Ruddy Ducks
1 Common Loon
8 Double-crested Cormorants
1 Bufflehead
15+ Mallards
50+ Canada Geese
3 Great blue herons
20+ Ring-billed gulls
1 Kingfisher

Jan Collins, Somers 

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