[CT Birds] Shelton Lakes Open Space Trails

Brian Webster b.webster at hotmail.com
Sun May 2 13:05:00 EDT 2010

5/2, Shelton Lakes Trails & powerline cut that runs through- (10:25a-12:00p)-


Brian Webster w/Charlie Barnard-


(4) Blue-winged warbs, (8) Prairie warbs (both very conservative numbers), (2) N. Parula, (3-4) B&W warbs, (3) Pine warbs, (4-5) Oven Birds, (2) Wood Thrush, (4) Tree swallows, (2) RB Grosbeaks (males) (3) Scarlet Tanagers, (2) E. Towhees, (7+) Catbirds, (1) Great-crested Fly, fly-over loon sps. (thinking Common), (2) RE Vireo, (1) croaking Raven, (1) calling RS Hawk.


Butterflies were out and about....  4 Tiger swallowtails, 4-5 American Ladies (gotta double check), several Duskywing sps., a few Yellow sulfurs, many white sps. too.


Still no hummers or Indigos right around here.


(Did I forget anything??)




5/2, Trap Falls Reservoir, Shelton- (12:05p)-


(2) Solitary Sandpipers on north end near water pump




5/2, Thickets behind Mobil Station off of exit on RT-8 (before inetersection of Old Stratford Rd. and Bpt. Ave), Shelton- (9:45a)-


(2) E.Towhee

(1) American Redstart

(1) Yellow Warbler

Brian Webster
Stratford, CT
b.webster at hotmail.com

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