[CT Birds] April 8 - Chatfield Hollow - PINE & PALM WARBLER, LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH+

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Fri Apr 8 14:13:43 EDT 2011


>From Gina Nichol and Sunrise Birding BIRDING BY EAR walk: 
04/08/2011 --  Killingworth, Chatfield Hollow State Park -- Highlights: 
PINE WARBLER, PALM  WARBLER, 2 LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, PINE SISKIN, GREAT HORNED 
OWL nest
Species  recorded: 4 Wood Duck (gorgeous views of a pair on the lake), 
Great Blue Heron,  Turkey Vulture, Osprey (catching an almost too large fish), 
Red-tailed Hawk,  Mourning Dove, 4 Great Horned Owls (2 adults, 2 fluffy 
chicks in a nest),  Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, 
Eastern Phoebe,  Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted 
Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned  Kinglet (showing crown!), American Robin, Pine Warbler, 
Palm Warbler, 2  Louisiana Waterthrush, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, 
Northern Cardinal,  Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Pine Siskin, 
American  Goldfinch
 
 
I went back and took a photo of the Great Horned Owl nest but by that time  
the chicks had hunkered down.  You can see the photo at this link:  
_http://www.facebook.com/SunriseBirding_ (http://www.facebook.com/SunriseBirding) 


Gina  Nichol
Sunrise Birding, LLC
Worldwide Bird Watching Tours & Wildlife  Safaris
P.O. Box 274
Cos Cob, CT 06807-0274   USA
Office:  1.203.453.6724
Web site: http://www.sunrisebirding.com

PANAMA: CANOPY  TOWER & LODGE -- Aug 30-Sept 9, 2011 -- 
_http://www.sunrisebirding.com/11Panama/_ (http://www.sunrisebirding.com/11Panama/) 
with  Julian Hough and Carlos Bethancourt! 



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