[CT Birds] eBird Report - Hammonasset Beach SP , 11/11/09

Richard Payne richardpayne07 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 18:03:42 EST 2009

Highlights: WESTERN KINGBIRD still present; 26 COMMON EIDER (but no scoters)

Location:     Hammonasset Beach SP
Observation date:     11/11/09
Notes:   Found the large group of eiders around the rock off the tip of the
jetty, with no scoters (sanderlings, dunlin, and turnstones all also there).
Western kingbird was at the top of a maple tree between the picnic pavilion
and the entrance to Willard Island. Plovers, horned larks and longspur in
the grass-gravel field by the nature center
Number of species:     21

American Black Duck     2
Common Eider     26     All the eiders were in a single- species group near
the large rock off the end of the stone jetty.
Common Loon     1
loon sp.     3
Double-crested Cormorant     2
Great Egret     2
Sharp-shinned Hawk     1
Black-bellied Plover     5
Ruddy Turnstone     4
Sanderling     10
Dunlin     15
Ring-billed Gull     6
Herring Gull     25
gull sp.     5
Rock Pigeon     25
Northern Flicker     1
Western Kingbird     1
Horned Lark     8
Golden-crowned Kinglet     1
Yellow-rumped Warbler     2
Song Sparrow     4
Dark-eyed Junco     2
Lapland Longspur     1

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org)

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