[CT Birds] Greenwich Point

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Thu Sep 16 06:22:19 EDT 2010


>From Meredith Sampson:
9/15 - Old Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- BLACK SKIMMER, YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER.

Also:
8 warbler species, tho not many birds, except for Common Yellowthroats.
7 Eastern Phoebes
   Eastern Wood Pewee
   Least Flycatcher
   Blue-headed Vireo
   White-eyed Vireo
3 Broadwing Hawks
2 Osprey
6 Great Egrets
2 Snowy Egrets
   Kingfisher

An extraordinary Monarch Butterfly flight with hundreds and hundreds
streaming over the point.  Seemed to be a mainly coastal flight.
Very encouraging and uplifting to see so many.



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