[CT Birds] Cockenoe Red Knot and Terns

lpflynn at optonline.net lpflynn at optonline.net
Fri Jul 30 23:35:04 EDT 2010

Cockenoe Island, Westport,CT
Had a few interesting experiences on the island late this afternoon, 1 RED KNOT, 1 ROSEATE TERN.
Also a number of LEAST TERNS are well into their THIRD nesting attempt, this attempt is apparently starting to produce.
Check my blog if you wish, for the days events.
Larry Flynn
Location:     Norwalk Islands
Observation date:     7/30/10
Number of species:     21

Canada Goose     80
Double-crested Cormorant     200
Great Egret     40
Snowy Egret     6
Black-crowned Night-Heron     8
Osprey     21
Semipalmated Plover     30
American Oystercatcher     14
Willet     4
Ruddy Turnstone     130
Red Knot     1
Semipalmated Sandpiper     300
Laughing Gull     11
Ring-billed Gull     6
Herring Gull     50
Great Black-backed Gull     20
Least Tern     35
Roseate Tern     1
Common Tern     400
Mourning Dove     2
European Starling     100

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