[CT Birds] "First Sundays" at Greenwich Point

wingsct at juno.com wingsct at juno.com
Mon May 3 07:42:03 EDT 2010

A nice morning for a "First Sundays" walk, however the early leaf-out made 
it quite challenging for sighting singing warblers.  Not many species, tho
nice variety.

American Redstarts - 2-3 males
Yellow Warblers - several heard, only 1 seen.
Prairie Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Northern Parula
Blue-wing Warbler - unusual for the point.
Baltimore Oriole - 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3
House Wrens
Barn Swallows - 5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Black-bellied Plovers - 7
Ruddy Turnstones - about 30
Greater Yellowlegs 
Black-crowned Night Heron
Mallard - 1
Very few Egrets - only 3 Great and 1 Snowy.

Chimney Swifts are returning to Old Greenwich School roost - 3 so far.

Meredith Sampson
Old Greenwich

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