[CT Birds] where are the COOTS?

Mardi W. Dickinson mardi1 at optonline.net
Wed Dec 16 10:49:08 EST 2009


Frank, Paul,

As Frank mentioned, this season I have been seeing 3 sometimes 4 Coots  
at the usual spot at Veterans Park in Norwalk.
They also cruise in and out around the various boat slips too.

Cheers,
Mardi Dickinson
Norwalk


On Dec 16, 2009, at 6:45 AM, Frank Mantlik wrote:

> Paul,
> There have been up to 5 coots recently at the Stratford Boat Ramp.   
> This is a regular place, and a normal number.  Down our way they  
> often seem to favor coastal marinas/boatdocks.  Another site where  
> they usually occur is at the Veterans Park boat ramp in Norwalk,  
> though I haven't checked there this season.
>
> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
>
>
>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] where are the COOTS?
>
> Someone recently mentioned about the scarcity of COOTs seen this  
> year here in CT.
> I saw only one this fall and haven't seen mention of many others so  
> far this year. Even Bantam Lake in Litchfield has only had a few,  
> and this is a spot that usually has many each fall. Does Dave Rosgen  
> have any comment to this?
> Any ideas where they all are this year?
>
> Paul Carrier
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