[CT Birds] On This Date (3/1)

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Mon Mar 1 07:31:02 EST 2010


February's done at last!
The depths of winter are in the rear view mirror, full speed ahead to  
spring.

Species to be on the Lookout For

Tundra Swan
Tufted Duck
Barrow's Goldeneye
Eared Grebe
Yellow-headed Blackbird

1875	Lapland Longspur	Portland
1951	Dickcissel	Berlin	(All Month)
1951	Baltimore Oriole	Hartford (All winter)
1953	Dickcissel	Woodbridge
1953	2 Dickcissel	Glastonbury (All month birds 3 miles apart)
1953	Black-headed Grosbeak	Glastonbury (1 to 19 banded)
1954	Black-headed Groabeak	New Canaan (Present all month)
1954	Orang-crowned Warbler	Glastonbury (Present all month)
1976	Harris's Sparrow	Storrrs, (Present all Month)
1993	Oregon Junco	Storrs (Present all Month)
1947	4000 Greater Scaup	Fairfield
1947	3000 White-winged Scoter	Fairfield
1949	Baltimore Oriole	Suffield (All month)
1950	100	Snow Bunting	Orange
1953	1500 American Black Duck	Portland
1982	Boreal Chickadee	Westport, Smith-Richardson Sanct
1983	Gyrfalcon	Milford, Nell's Island	(Present all month)
1987	Hoary Redpoll	Torrington Residence
1987	Common Shelduck	Westport 	(Present all month)
1984	5 Red-headed Woodpecker Farmington, Bethany, Milford, (all month)
1984	Yellow-headed Blackbird	Stratford  (all month)
1985	Yellow-headed Blackbird	Milford (all month)
1985	Yellow-headed Blackbird	South Windsor *1 to 7)
1985	Band-tailed Pigeon	Portland	(1 to 5)
1988	Eared Grebe	Westport, Sherwood Is. St. Pk.
1988	Gyrfalcon	West Haven Dump 	(Present all month)
1988	Jackdaw	West Haven (1 to 13)
1090	Harlequin Duck	New London Thames River (1 to 4)
1990	Painted Buntinng	Old Lyme 	(Present all month)
1992	Eared Grebe 	Stamford (1 to 14)
1993	Tufted Duck   	Greenwich (1 to 17)
1993	Nelson's Gull	Southbury 	(Present all month)
1993	Oregon Junco	Storrs (1 to 30)
1994	Bohemian Waxwing	Goshen (1 to 15)
1994	Tufted Duck	Old Saybrook (1 to 22)
1994	Red-headed Woodpecker	Storrs		(Present all month)
1995	80 Horned Grebe 	Westport, Sherwood Is. St. Pk.
1996	Harlequin Duck	Milford, Milford Pt (1 to 9)
1997	Willet	Milford, Oyster River (1 to 24)
1997	Western Tanager	Granby (1 to 30)
1997	Red-headed Woodpecker	Wallingford 	(Present all month)
1998	Black-headed Grosbeak	Hamden (1 to 23)
1998	Lark Sparrow	Norwalk, Veteran's Pk. (1 to 28)
1999	3 Red-headed Woodpecker	New Preston, Coventry, East Haddem 	 
(Present all month)
2000	Golden Eagle	East Haddam, Salmon River
2001	Golden Eagle	Milford, Caswell Cove
2001	Western Tanager	Woodbury
2001	Dickcissel	Branford (1 to 25)

Barrow's Goldeneye
1937
1968
1974, 1976
1981, 1985, 1989
1992,  1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
2001

Tundra Swan
1876
1932, 1935
1942
1967
1973, 1976, 1977, 1978
1986
1992, 1995, 1998, 1999
2000,


No Specific Date
1907	Great Gray Owl	East Haven 	
1908	23 House Sparrow	Fairfield	(An so it begins)
1960	Varied Thrush	Ridgefield




234 Spices recorded for March

5 additional species of question
White-tailed Eagle
Whooping Crane
Jackdaw
Egyptian Goose
Common Shelduck

4 Additional races
Eurasian Teal
Yellow Palm Warbler
Ipswich Sparrow
Oregon Junco

5 Hybrids
Mallard x Wood Duck
Mallard x American Wigeon
Mallard x Black Duck
Nelson's Gull
American Goldfinch X Pine Siskin

March 234, 5, 4, 5
February 217, 4, 3, 5
January  246, 3, 3, 2





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