[CT Birds] LHP 10/11/10

greg hanisek ctgregh at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 11 16:22:00 EDT 2010


>From Greg Hanisek
 
Oct. 11 New Haven, Lighthouse Point hawk watch - 167 diurnal raptors. Modest NW winds early, followed by SW winds in the late morning made for a slow day. Movements of non-raptors early were fairly good, however. Highlights were:
 
1 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, 1 DICKCISSEL c 60 PURPLE FINCHES, 1 PINE SISKIN, 1 flyby flock of 50 Brant, 1 C Loon, 2 Red-throated Loons, 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 3 Chimney Swifts, 2000+ Blue Jays, 2000+ Tree Swallows, 10 flyby White-breasted Nuthatches, 800+ House Finches
 
Lotta help from Bill Banks, Steve Mayo, Paul Desjardins, Sol Satin, Sara Zagorski, Dana Campbell, Jim Bair, Tony Tortora, Don Morgan, Bill Sweet et al.


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