[CT Birds] Durham, Wallingford, Meriden ponds and reservoirs: BARNACLE GOOSE

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Tue Oct 26 19:43:44 EDT 2010

10/26 Carolyn Cimino with Hank Golet:  We visited several ponds  and 
reservoirs in Durham, Wallingford, and Meriden today.
Here is where we went and what we saw or didn't see:
Pistapaug Pond - Durham/Wallingford:
10 ruby-crowned kinglets
200+ ruddy ducks
McKenzie Reservoir - Wallingford, once at 10AM and once again at 1PM when  
we were joined by Buzz Devine.  Neither time did we see the  GWFG.
1 northern shoveler f.
1 hooded merganser f.
5 ruddy duck
50+ green-winged teal
10 killdeer
2 great egret
1 great blue heron
approx. 300 Canada geese
Bishop's Pond - Meriden:
160 Am. wigeon
3 northern shoveler (imm.)
50 green-winged teal
40 Canada geese
Greenbacker's Farm Pond - Durham
1 hooded merganser m.
100 Canada geese     (no GWFG)
phoebes and yellow-rumps also in most of these spots
Carolyn Cimino

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