[CT Birds] Sandy Point and Bridgeport

Zagorski, Sara szagorski at daypitney.com
Sun Jun 13 20:06:02 EDT 2010


Tina Green and I were at Sandy Point around 3 - 4 pm and we had 3
White-rumped Sandpipers. We walked the long way out to the point and
they probably weren't visible from the usual access path that goes from
the left of the parking lot.

Sara Zagorski
Wethersfield 

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[mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Jamie Meyers
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Subject: [CT Birds] Sandy Point and Bridgeport

>From Jamie Meyers:
6/13/10 -- West Haven, Sandy Point - 7 American OystercatcherS, Seaside
Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow (1 each), around 11:30 AM, appeared pretty
close to high tide Bridgeport, Harbor Yard - 2 Peregrine FalconS headed
towards the Sound during the Bluefish game

I don't know if 7 is a good number of oystercatchers at Sandy Point;
it's the most I've seen in one place in CT.  But I don't go down there
as often as many of you.  Lots of Least Tern activity in the enclosure
and not really that many Commons around.  Still a few Brant lurking
around on the outer spit.  I didn't see any knots or White-rumped
Sandpipers but the tide wasn't the best when I was there.

For those who may have read by article in the new Warbler, the Seaside
was a town bird for West Haven.

Jamie Meyers
Canton, CT
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