[CT Birds] FW: Stonington Breakwater, Sandy Point - Greater Shearwaters

Larson Eric eric_r_larson at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 11 18:20:39 EDT 2010

12:00- 2:00PM  Several Greater Shearwaters mixed with Common Tern following baitfish off of Stonington Breakwater and Napatree Point, the Shearwaters frequently were within twenty feet of the boat on several occasions, following the lures in. Very clear markings. 
2:00 - 4:00PM, Sandy Point, Stonington -  1 Common Eider (male, missing one foot), 3 Greater Shearwater, x Double-crested Cormorant, 2 Black-bellied Plover, 75 Semi-palmated Plover, 2 American Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 60 Sanderling,  6 Least Sandpiper, Great Black-backed Gulls, Ring-billed Gulls, Herring Gulls, 2 Common Tern, 2 American Goldfinch
Eric Larson

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