[CT Birds] 7/13 Sandy Point, West Haven -- Shorebirds building, Saltmarsh Sparrow singing
David F Provencher
david.f.provencher at dom.com
Thu Jul 14 09:50:38 EDT 2011
As you know Gina, July is a good time for vagrant stints...
From: ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Sunrisebirding
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2011 9:43 AM
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Subject: [CT Birds] 7/13 Sandy Point, West Haven -- Shorebirds building, Saltmarsh Sparrow singing
I hesitated to post this last night as I was stunned by the news of the
of Richard English. Thinking about it, I realized that Richard would
have wanted me to share this.
Wednesday, July 13: 6 - 8:30 PM, Sandy Point, West Haven
It was a lovely summer evening at Sandy Point with the storm passing
just to the
north, a double rainbow and later on, the nearly full moon!
Shorebirds are building with a good cross-section of birds on show.
were 3 Yellow-crowned Night Herons (2 adults and 1 juvenile) and a
From Gina Nichol and Sunrise Birding mid-summer evening walk:
7/13/2011 - Sandy Point, West Haven -- SALTMARSH SPARROW,
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON (3)
Other sightings: Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron
(2), Snowy Egret (3),
Black-crowned Night Heron (1), Yellow-crowned Night Heron (3), Osprey,
Rail, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, American Oystercatcher,
Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs (2), Spotted Sandpiper (juv & adult),
Sandpiper (9), Least Sandpiper (20+) Short-billed Dowitcher (8),
Gull, Herring Gull, Common Tern (6), Least Tern, Rock Pigeon, American
Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Cedar
Saltmarsh Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow.
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