[CT Birds] July Lapland Longspur

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Tue Aug 2 11:40:39 EDT 2011


Should it be looked at from the other direction?  Using Z&B's dates, 24 July is close to an even split between the latest (9 May, 76 days) and earliest (5 Oct, 73 days).


--- On Tue, 8/2/11, greg hanisek <ctgregh at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 12:01 AM
> Here's a remarkable record, a summer
> first for Connecticut. Maggie Peretto sent me photos of a
> molting adult male Lapland Longspur she took on Sunday, July
> 24, at the mouth of the Connecticut River. The latest
> records for this species in the state are 2 from May listed
> in "Connecticut Birds" (Zeranski and Baptist). "Birds of
> Massachusetts" lists one June date and none for July. "Birds
> of New York State" lists nothing later than May. 
> Greg Hanisek
> Waterbury

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