[CT Birds] Nelson's Sparrows etc.
Tina and Peter Green
petermgreen at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 18 10:02:05 EDT 2010
10/18/10 - Southport -Southport Beach (7:15am with a rising tide)- 2 NELSON'S SPARROWS,2 MARSH WRENS,1 SPOTTED SANDPIPER,1 GREAT BLUE HERON
Westport - Sherwood Island SP - 9 WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS,1 SHARP-SHINNED HAWK
Burying Hill Beach - 3 SANDERLING,2 GREAT BLUE HERONS,1 BELTED KINGFISHER
Sparrow numbers have dramatically increased at Sherwood also.Five species including White-throated,White-crowned,Song,Savannah,and Swamp were everywhere along the edges of the paths and Yellow-rumped Warblers and Ruby-crowned Kinglets were seen and heard in great numbers on the east side of the park near the Nature Center.
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