[CT Birds] Black Skimmer at Milford Point

cnilson1 at optonline.net cnilson1 at optonline.net
Tue Jul 19 17:02:26 EDT 2011

I was unable to locate the White-winged Dove, but I did run across a Black Skimmer, tastefully framed by a pair of American Oystercatchers, on the sandbar.  

On a different note, I wonder if anyone reading this is familiar with a poem by Mona Van Duyn called Letters from a Father, found in the Norton Anthology of Poetry.  I feel that it's an essential piece of literature for all birdwatchers.   

Here's the poem on-line: 


Carl Nilson 
Northford, CT

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