[CT Birds] Iceland Gull - Milford Point

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Thu Mar 25 13:44:25 EDT 2010


3/24 - Milford Point:  late yesterday afternoon roughly 1200 gulls were gathered on the Milford Point bars including one large (probably male) first-winter Iceland Gull.  The entire group picked up and flew east then split with about half the group going to the breakwater to roost for the night.  32 Brant, 30 Dunlin, 5 Sanderling and 2 American Oystercatchers were on the bars, as well. FG





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oday's Topics:
   1. SISKIN (Carrier Graphics)
  2. Wethersfield notes (Zagorski, Sara)
  3. Stratford Great Egret (twan leenders)
  4. East Rock-swamp sparrows (Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe)
  5. E. Meadowlark in New Hartford (Dave Rosgen)
  6. Oyster River Black-headed Gull (Roy Harvey)

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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 05:52:26 -0700 (PDT)
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ubject: [CT Birds] SISKIN
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Yesterday at feeder here in Harwinton, had 14 GOLDFINCH and 1 SISKIN. Up to 
oday
ave had only 2 Goldfinch. Today so far have not seen the Siskin, and back to 2 
oldfinch.
Of note: Almost daily I see a pair of red Shouldered hawks taking wood frogs 
rom my pond.
oday, saw both hawks in copulation, then I believe the male flew to a tree and 
roke off
 branch and flew with the female into the woods to I presume build a nest. 
eat.........

Paul Carrier

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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:02:20 -0400
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Spring has come to Spring Pond in Wethersfield. Today I had a Pied-Bill
rebe, a pair of Wood Ducks, 2 Killdeers, a Mute Swan, and a Belted
ingfisher. Pretty exciting for a pond that normally only gets Mallards
nd Canada Geese.
Sara Zagorski
ethersfield


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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:07:07 -0400
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3/25 -- 1 GREAT EGRET in Great Meadows Marsh by Sikorsky Airport
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wan Leenders
onservation Biologist
onnecticut Audubon Society
325 Burr Street
airfield, CT 06824
el. (203) 259 6305 ext. 114
mail: tleenders at ctaudubon.org<mailto:tleenders at ctaudubon.org>

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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:18:26 -0400
rom: "Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe" <corrine.folsom at yale.edu>
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At East Rock Park in New Haven this morning I had 1 eastern phoebe, 2 swamp
parrows, and 3 wood ducks.  Also had a eastern phoebe at Red Bridge in Meriden
esterday.
One more thing of interest, I've seen two pairs of american crows building nests
his week.
Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe
eriden, CT

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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:54:53 -0400
rom: Dave Rosgen <dave at whitememorialcc.org>
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c: fzygmont at charter.net, pcparent at prosol.us
ubject: [CT Birds] E. Meadowlark in New Hartford
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>From Dave Rosgen:
3/24/2010 - New Hartford, Maple Hollow Rd. (Field on north side of road,
mmediately west of the marsh/swamp) - 1 EASTERN MEADOWLARK mixed in with 60
merican Robins
Gray Rd. - 6 Yellow-rumped Warblers
Maple Hollow & Gray Roads - total of 5 N. Flickers & 10 Eastern Phoebes
Winchester, Rt. 263 (Crystal Lake) - 34 Common Mergansers
121 Laurel Way (Rosgen Wildlife Sanctuary) - 1 Common Raven, 2 Purple
inches; Also, the pair of Red-shouldered Hawks were engaged in courtship,
nd a huge Black Bear got the 2 tube feeders that hang down to 8' 2" above
round.
 
David Rosgen
Wildlife Biologist
White Memorial Conservation Center
P.O. Box 368
Litchfield, CT 06759
860-567-0857
dave at whitememorialcc.org
www.whitememorialcc.org
 

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ate: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 07:37:33 -0700 (PDT)
rom: Roy Harvey <rmharvey at snet.net>
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ubject: [CT Birds] Oyster River Black-headed Gull
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Carl Ekroth just called (10:35) from Oyster River (on the coast at the border of 
est Haven and Milford).  Among the many Bonapart's Gulls he has found at least 
ne BLACK-HEADED GULL.  He was not done looking.
Roy Harvey
eacon Falls, CT

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