[CT Birds] Stratford Seaside, Glaucous, etc.
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Thu Apr 29 09:13:37 EDT 2010
I did a first-light cruise/walk around the Stratford shoreline this morning 4/29. The setting full moon was spectacular, as was the clear sunrise (39 degrees!). Highlights were 5 Boat-tailed Grackles, 2 calling Common Loons, 4 calling Clapper Rails, 13 Willets (very vocal), 1 Seaside Sparrow (my first of year), the continuing GLAUCOUS GULL at Long Beach, 1 Palm Warbler (the only passerine migrant), and a red fox (Wooster Park).
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