[CT Birds] a few gulls

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 14:32:09 EDT 2010


A mid-morning check of some favorite Bonaparte's Gull hangouts
revealed 23 Boney's at Oyster River on the Milford/West Haven line,
and 11 more at Burwell's Beach in Milford. A flock of several hundred
larger gulls were plankton-feeding off Milford, just east of Charles
Island...they were too far out to identify.

All Boneys were adult, and all still in basic plumage. Checking my
records, I usually see my first hooded birds in the first few days of

Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT

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