[CT Birds] Stratford GLAUCOUS GULL and gull flock

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 2 08:35:37 EST 2010

>From Frank Mantlik
3/1 Stratford, Long Beach : 2nd-cycle GLAUCOUS GULL still present 4:50 pm on beach near parking lot.

3/1 Stratford, foot of Cove Place, Russian Beach, 5:20pm:  large flock of 1400+ gulls feeding on plankton just offshore, with about 65% Ring-billed and 35% Herring.  This is the start of the annual March gatherings of gulls that feed on planktonic organisms, in at least this part of Long Island Sound. 

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