[CT Birds] 4/8 Enders Island, Mystic, Succotash Marsh SMA, Kingston RI,
eric_r_larson at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 8 20:25:13 EDT 2010
4/8 11:15-11:45AM Enders Island On the Island - 3 Song Sparrow, 1 Northern Mockingbird, 8 American Robin, 2 Chipping Sparrow, 4 European Starling, 5 Common Grackle, 7 Red-Winged Blackbird. On the Sound - 2 HORNED GREBE (courting pair), 3 Common Loon, large flock of Double Crested Cormorant (diving off the Island in the cove between Mason's Island, coming up with seaweed for nesting material, flying it back to the rocks off the south of the Island, then repeating, again, and again)
4/8 4:30-5:30PM Succotash Marsh State Management Area, Kingston RI - 2 Osprey, 3 Great Egret, 7 Lesser Yellowlegs, 5 Greater Yellowlegs, 3 Northern Mockingbirds, hordes of Red-winged Blackbird and Common Grackle. In the Point Judith Channel - 40 Common Eider, 7 Common Loon (in full mating plumage) 6 Harbor Seals.
Eric Larson and Judy Van Wyk
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