[CT Birds] 11/9 Milford, Stratford

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 10 05:31:01 EST 2010


11/9 Highlights (70 species today)
Milford:  CATTLE EGRET continues at Silver Sands SP 11am.  Flock of 10+ Pine 
Siskins at Coastal Center feeders, and flock of 18 Bonaparte's Gulls flew east; 
2 Peregrines sitting on sand bar. Did not see LeConte's Sparrow (tide was too 
high).

Stratford:  All 3 Scoter species (6 female BLACKS) + 3 Greater Scaup (off foot 
of Cove Place).  Five Great Egrets & 3 Am. Tree Sparrows (McKinney Refuge), 4 
B-c Night-herons (Short Beach lagoon).  Northern Pintail, female, continues on 
Selby Pond.  Long-tailed Duck -first of season (Stratford Pt.).  Late Common 
Yellowthroat and 4500 migrating Common Grackles (community garden).  Fox Sparrow 
& Pine Siskin at home feeders.

Frank Mantlik
Stratford



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