[CT Birds] 8/21/2010 -- Stratford/Milford Shoreline

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>From Gina Nichol and Sunrise Birding Walk:
8/21/2010 --  Stratford/Milford Shoreline -- FORSTER'S TERN (Milford sand 
bar), SALTMARSH  SPARROW (in near saltmarsh grasses between the beach and the 
sandbar at Milford  Point), White-tailed Kite (distant views from Stratford 
Point as it sat  in the tree on Milford Point, very unsatisfying!)

Other species  recorded: American Black Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, 
Great Blue Heron, Great  Egret, Black-crowned Night-heron, Yellow-crowned 
Night-Heron (12+), Osprey,  Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, 
American Oystercatcher,  Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Willet, 
Ruddy Turnstone, Sanderling,  Semipalmated Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, 
Short-billed Dowitcher, Laughing Gull,  Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great 
Black-backed Gull,  Common Tern, Rock  Pigeon, Mourning Dove, American Crow, Barn 
Swallow, American Robin, Gray  Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, European 
Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Common  Grackle, House Finch, House Sparrow.

Gina Nichol
Sunrise Birding, LLC
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