[CT Birds] Western Grebe

Zagorski, Sara szagorski at daypitney.com
Tue Nov 2 10:05:50 EDT 2010


Frank Gallo and Tina Green have relocated the Western Grebe, it is best
viewed from the Francis St. beach, which is to the left of the Milford
Pt. platform, past the spot where the LeConte's Sparrow has been hanging
out.

Sara Zagorski
Wethersfield

 

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[mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Dennis Varza
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 9:16 AM
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Subject: [CT Birds] Western Grebe

Hi Folks

I though I was done for the year!

The bird was off shore between the nesting bar and Charles Island. It
was a ways out and needed the full 60x scope to see the field marks.  
It was feeding heavily, so it was up and down a lot. The bird was in the
neighborhood of 2 Common Loons for comparison. I saw it from 8:00 to
8:30.

Large Size, Long Neck, Yellow Bill and distinct 2 tone head and neck.

Dennis Varza
Fairfield

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