[CT Birds] Westport: Sherwood Island, 5/4

Susan Thomsen c_spaghetti at yahoo.com
Tue May 4 16:43:02 EDT 2010

Sherwood Island, Westport

Tuesday, 5/4

I counted 16 Glossy Ibis around noon, on the west side near the pond. The mowers starting up, though, shooed them away; they headed toward Mill Pond.  Sorry to have missed the grasshopper sparrow!

Also today on the park's west side: Brown Thrasher, Common Yellowthroat, Wild Turkey, Gray Catbird, American Goldfinch, and American Redstart, plus 5 Snowy Egrets and 15 Double-Crested Cormorants chasing fish (or something) in a tidal creek (seen from the viewing platform). That was cool to watch.

Susan Thomsen


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