[CT Birds] Mouth of the Housatonic

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Thu Sep 2 16:14:46 EDT 2010


Yesterday I did a fairly thorough coverage of the river, Short Beach  
to Stratford Marina and Milford Pt. I combined my data with Frank  
Mantlik and we have the best quantitative data for the day 9/1/10.

Dennis Varza.

Mute Swan	9
Mallard	31
Double-crested Cormorant	209
Great Blue Heron	1
Great Egret	1
Snowy Egret	6
Green Heron	1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron	13
Osprey	1
Black-bellied Plover	130
Killdeer	2
Semipalmated Plover	860
American Oystercatcher	7
Spotted Sandpiper	2
Greater Yellowlegs	96
Lesser Yellowlegs	8
Eastern Willet	10
Western Willet	5
Whimbrel	1
Ruddy Turnstone	2
Red Knot	6
Sanderling	430
Semipalmated Sandpiper	800
Least Sandpiper	60
Short-billed Dowitcher	127
Long-billed Dowitcher	2
Laughing Gull	Ad.27
Laughing Gull	Im, 25
Ring-billed Gull	Ad.	154
Ring-billed Gull	Im. 5
Herring Gull	Ad. 195
Herring Gull	Im. 15
Great Black-backed Gull	Ad. 15
Common Tern	340
Black Skimmer	Im. 6



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