[CT Birds] Shorebird show, Milford 5/21
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri May 21 22:19:58 EDT 2010
And one additional at Milford Point. There was a GLAUCOUS GULL on the outermost bar (to the west). It appeared to be the 2nd-cycle individual that had been at Long Beach in Stratford this winter/spring.
From: Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
To: Birds CT <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Fri, May 21, 2010 9:37:26 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Shorebird show, Milford 5/21
5/21 Milford, Milford Point 4:30-6:00 pm (high tide) - 2000 shorebirds of 12 species today, including 2 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS and hundreds each of black-bellied and semipalmated plovers, sanderlings, semipalmated sandpiper, and dunlin. Most were wearing their finest breeding plumage. An adult PEREGRINE put them all up. Surprisingly, no terns seen.
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