[CT Birds] Roseate Terns, Stratford
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 22 20:55:04 EDT 2010
While searching unsuccessfully for Charlie Barnard's Roseate Terns after work, at 4:45 when the sandflats were now flooded, I saw about 30 Common Terns flying around and a pair of LONG-TAILED DUCKS in the river.
At the Access Rd. marshy pool (quickly drying out) there was 1 Wood Duck and 1 Greater Yellowlegs.
From: "Chasbarnard at aol.com" <Chasbarnard at aol.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Tue, June 22, 2010 3:47:35 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Roseate Terns, Stratford
There were 2 adult Roseate Terns, with about 105 Common Terns, standing on
a sandbar in the Housatonic River off of Short Beach in Stratford at low
All terns appeared to be adults. No juveniles anywhere. So, I suspect
they abandoned a colony somewhere. I didn't notice any bands.
Charlie Barnard Jr.
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