[CT Birds] strange noise

Barbara Garrett barbaragarrett at optonline.net
Thu Mar 18 06:23:53 EDT 2010


Julie,

We've had red foxes calling and one in our front yard yesterday around 3:30-4AM, probably doing their mating calls.

Barbara
North Stamford
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Julie Keefer 
  To: 'COA Discussion' 
  Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2010 6:18 AM
  Subject: [CT Birds] strange noise


  I just heard a strange noise as I was walking the dogs, I think it was a
  bird but maybe not.  The sky was just starting to get light.  It was a loud
  series of screeches, sounded almost like a duck or goose alarm call but a
  lot rougher and almost more metallic (if that makes senses).  There was a
  series of several short, fast screeches then they slowed down a little and
  came further apart and then stopped.  I heard this noise given several times
  with maybe 30 seconds to a minute in between.  I have no idea what this
  could have been, does anyone else?

   

  I also heard a Wild Turkey gobble in the woods.  Yesterday the Winter Wren
  was singing.  Do they breed around here or is he just warming up for his
  trip north?

   

  Thanks!

  Julie Keefer

  Lyme

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