[CT Birds] Hawks and stuff

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 19:29:49 EDT 2010


9/10 - New Haven, Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 294 diurnal raptors
counted:  76 Osprey, 7 Bald Eagles, 19 Northern Harriers, 67 Sharpies, 14
Coops, 1 Juvenile Northern Goshawk (with great looks for all), 3
Red-shouldered Hawks, 62 Broadwings, 28 American Kestrels, 7 Merlins, 3
Peregrine Falcons, and 7 Unidentified Raptors.

In addition:  1,175 Bobolinks, 730 Cedar Waxwings, 539 Tree Swallows, 55
Red-winged Blackbirds, 38 Chimney Swifts, 20 Cowbirds, 18 Unidentified
Warblers, 15 Unidentified Finches, 13 American Robins, 4 Great Blue Heron, 4
Purple Finch, 3 RT Hummers, 2 Eastern Kingbirds.

We were treated to waves of dragonflies and large flocks of Tree Swallows.

You know you should have been there.

-- 
Dana Campbell, Priest in Charge
Church of the Good Shepherd, Hartford
dana.l.campbell at gmail.com

Oh, if you're a bird, be an early bird
And catch the worm for your breakfast plate.
If you're a bird, be an early early bird--
But if you're a worm, sleep late.                   *Early Bird* by Shel
Silverstein



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