[CT Birds] Brant - millions of them

Christopher Lovell ctlovell at gmail.com
Thu May 20 18:15:34 EDT 2010


I just saw several hundred in one flock flying over Sherwood Island.

Chris
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On May 20, 2010, at 17:24, streatham2003 at aol.com wrote:

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> Hi All,
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> Well not quite but I just popped out the house for a cup of tea  
> whilst preparing for my trip to North Carolina and discovered that a  
> huge Brant flock was going over. Counting in 10's I quickly was up  
> to an approximate number of 1200 in just the one flock!!!! I then  
> had two smaller flocks pass over for a total of about 2000 or so  
> Brant. Doing the Greenwich hawk watch I don't think I ever got close  
> to these numbers in a day. I've also heard Brant flocks overhead at  
> night for the last week or so while I've been here (between trips).  
> Thought this might be of interest to a couple of you that note these  
> type of things. On a recent trip to NYC with Sunrise Birding we had  
> a Snow Goose (which I videoed - along with a booming Bittern) http://underclearskies.com/2010/05/16/snow-goose-in-may/ 
>  so it has been a interesting week for geese.
>
> Luke Tiller, Greenwich
> www.underclearskies.com
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