[CT Birds] WTKI and other Stratford/Milford birds

Andrew Block troubleinshangrila1 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 8 17:27:48 EDT 2010

8/8/10 - Stratford and Milford Pts. area, CT

Time:  8:40am to 3pm
Observers:  Andrew Block, Scott Perry, Jesse Jaycox

many Double-crested Cormorants
2 Great Blue Herons
many Great Egrets
several Snowy Egrets
3 Yellow-crowned Night-Herons
1 WHITE-TAILED KITE (8:40am, in cedars by Audubon Center at MP)
several Ospreys
1 Northern Harrier
1 Wild Turkey
30+ Black-bellied Plovers
50+ Semipalmated Plovers
12+ Killdeer
1 American Oystercatcher
5 Willets
1 Spotted Sandpiper
2 Ruddy Turnstones
thousands of Semipalmated Sandpipers
2 Short-billed Dowitchers
usual 4 spp. of gulls
many Common Terns
1+ Forster's Tern
5 Mourning Doves
50+ Monk Parakeets
1 BUDGERIGAR (white, Stratford Pt.)
1 Downy Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
2 Eastern Kingbirds
3 American Crows
many Barn Swallows
3 Gray Catbirds
2 Northern Mockingbirds
several European Starlings
6+ Yellow Warblers
3 Song Sparrows
2 Northern Cardinals
25+ Bobolinks
40+ Red-winged Blackbirds
1 Common Grackle
4+ American Goldfinches
several House Sparrows

The butterfly flight was good too.

Andrew v. F. Block 
Consulting Field Biologist & Eco-tour Leader
37 Tanglewylde Avenue 
Bronxville, Westchester Co., New York 10708-3131 
Phone: (914) 337-1229; Cell: (914) 886-5124; Fax: (914) 771-8036

"When the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more, another 
heaven and another earth must pass before such a one can be again..." - William 
Beebe, first Curator of Birds, Bronx Zoo

"Crikey! Have a look at that!" - Steve Irwin, The Crocodile Hunter

"Just like the white winged dove sings a song, sounds like she's singing whoo, 
baby...whoo...said whoo" - Stephanie L. Nicks, Edge of 17, Bella Donna


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