[CT Birds] Various

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Sat Mar 20 22:44:36 EDT 2010

Passing things along.


 from michelle cavar- 3/12/2010- Mansfield center,CT. at eaton farm pond on route 195- bald eagle, possibly male?
 from tim varga- 3/16/2010- mansfield center,CT. on bassetts bridge rd in field across from Mt.Hope Montessori school, also saw a baldeagle- unsure of sex-


4 tree swallows were seen in late afternoon at Station 43,So.

Annie and Mike Perko along with 2 other people
Colchester, Ct


3/20  Rafford's Clinton  River RD ospray flying overhead


Spent late morning and early afternoon at Hammo with my family.  Highlights:

-Iceland Gull, 2 immature off the jetty with a group of Herring Gulls
-Glossy Ibis, 1 flying over the main road near the entrance
-Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 sitting in some grass off Meigs Point

Other birds:
Red-throated Loon, 4
Common Loon, ~12
Horned Grebe, 5
Great Cormorant, 6
Double-crested Cormorant, 1
Great Egret, 2
Great Blue Heron, 7
Brant, 5
Green-winged Teal, 2
American Wigeon, 2
Am. Black Duck, 40+
Lesser Scaup, 3
Surf Scoter, 11
Red-breasted Merganser, 20+
Killdeer, 5
N. Flicker, 2
Tree Swallow, ~25

Nick Barber
Dept. of Plant, Soil, & Insect Sciences
University of Massachusetts - Amherst


Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

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