[CT Birds] On These Dates (5/1, 5/2)

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Fri Apr 30 22:37:49 EDT 2010


5/1
1872	Peregrine Falcon	Talcott Mt. 	(3 eggs collected)
1887	American Coot	Portland
1890	Sharp-tailed x Seaside Sparrow	New Haven
1906	Long-eared Owl	North Haven
1907	Red-headed Woodpecker	New Haven
1911	Evening Grosbeak	Norwich
1945	25 American Pipit	East Windsor Hill
1949	250 White-winged Scoter	Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1949	50 Ruddy Duck	Westport
1949	60 American Coot	Saybrook
1949	Wilson's Phalarope	Old Lyme (from April)
1951	Northern Shoveler	South Windsor
1952	Dickcissel	Glastonbury from December
1955	Boreal Chickadee	Bloomfield
1957	Black-headed Grosbeak	Greenwich
1966	Abyssinian Ground Hornbill	Pomfret
1983	American Golden Plover	Stratford
1988	Blue Grosbeak	Greenwich
1987	Common Shelduck	Westport
1989	Chuck-will's Widdow	New Haven
1990	Yellow-headed Blackbird	Clinton
1991	Yellow-headed Blackbird	Branford
1994	Forster's Tern	Southbury
1996	Black Tern	South Windsor
1996	Canvasback	Weston, Held Pond
1996	White-faced Ibis	Stonington
1999	Glaucous Gull	Manchester, Landfill
2000	Ruddy Shelduck	Lisbon
2001	White-faced Ibis	Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.

5/2
1874	Upland Sandpiper	Portland
1907	Swallow-tailed Kite	Stamford
1907	Red Crossbill	Portland
1910	European Starling	New Haven (3 Eggs)
1920	Evening Grosbeak	New Haven East Rock Pk.
1932	Purple Galinule	Fairfield
1947	Ruddy Duck	Saybrook
1950	American Coot	Mansfield
1953	1000	Greater Yellowlegs	Saybrook
1954	40 Black-throated Green Warbler	Glastonbury
1956	Thick-billed Murre	Guilford, Sachem's Head
1956	Blue Grosbeak	New Canaan
1982	Smith's Longspur	Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1982	King Eider	Greenwich, Greenwich Pt.
1986	Wilson's Phalarope	Stamford
1986	Ausubon's Warbler	Woodbury
1994	12 Lapland Longspur	Avon
1995	Common Moorhen	Old Lyme
1996	Western Meadowlark	Mansfield
1996	White-faced Ibis	Stonington, Barn Is.
1999	Northern Shoveler	Hamden
2000	Chuck-will's Widdow	Chester
2000	White-rumped Sandpiper
2000	Evening Grosbeak	Litchfield
2001	Ruff 	Stonington, Barn Is.


Just the month Given or found the full month
1874	Passenger Pigeon	Bethel	(nesting)
1877	Golden Eagle	Saybrook
1878	Sooty Tern	Guilford, Falkner's Island
1890	Long-eared Owl	Northford (nesting)
1931	Red Crossbill	Gales Ferry
1893	Long Eared Owl	Winchester	(nesting)
1893	Northern Saw-whet Owl	Winsted	(nesting)
1893	Loggerhead Shrike	Winchester (nesting)
1895	Northern Saw-whet Owl	Winsted	(nesting)
1896	Least Bittern	Winchester, Humphrey Meadows	(nesting)
1897	Purple Sandpiper	Branford
1902	Upland Sandpiper	Torrington	(nesting)
1907	Red-headed Woodpecker	Kent
1947	Northern Bobwhite	Wethersfield
1948	Wilson's Phalarope	Old Lyme
1949	Wilson's Phalarope	Old Lyme
1949	Red-headed Woodpecker	Suffield
1950	Northern Bobwhite	Portland
1950	Snowy Owl	Hartford
1951	Northern Harrier	South Windsor
1951	Peregrine Falcon	Granby	(nesting)
1977	Purple Gallinule	Madison
1984	Red-headed Woodpecker	Farmington
1992	Bar-headed Goose	Mansfield
1994	Red-headed Woodpecker	New Britain
1995	Ring-necked Duck	Newtown
1995	Sharp-shinned Hawk	Litchfield (on territory)
1995	Common Moorhen	Sharon
1995	Short-eared Owl	Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1995	Clay-colored Sparrow	Windsor, Northwest Pk.
1996	Greater White-fronted Goose	Stonington, Barn Is.
1996	Barnacle Goose	Stonington, Barn Is.
1996	Little x Snowy Egret	Madison, Hammonasset St. Pk.
1996	Dickcissel	Windsor	(nesting)
2000	Egyptian Goose	Stamford, Holly Pond
2000	Red-headed Woodpecker	Berlin














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