[CT Birds] CACC

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Wed Sep 29 14:12:04 EDT 2010

9/29  Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center   10AM-1PM, sunny, 75, low tide rising.
Seen from windows facing marsh:
6 Snowy egrets  (1 snowy egret shuffling its feet in the mud, harrassing the little fish and getting some good catches), 4 Great egrets, 
38 Black ducks, Sanderlings, Ring billed gulls (munching on crabs), herring gulls, 2 Great black backed gulls, 2 Laughing gulls,
2 yellow crowned night herons (IMM), 8 semi palmated plovers, 4 semi palmated sandpipers,  25 D.C. Cormorants-several immature with light breasts, 7 Black bellied plovers, 1 Great blue heron, 1 osprey hunting & coasting over marsh, 1 Northern harrier, 2 Yellowlegs (greater?, long slightly upturned bills)),  catbirds, cardinals, Red winged blackbirds, song sparrow,  ;many tree swallows house finches, house sparrows.
Bev Propen, Orange

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