[CT Birds] swift migration?

David Provencher davidprovencher at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 2 19:44:03 EDT 2011

More likely a foraging party heading back to a communal roost somewhere to
the south of the reservoir. Full scale migration is not far off of course.


Dave Provencher

Naturally New England
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Subject: Re: [CT Birds] swift migration?

I still have my 4-8 regular swifts here in the North End of Middletown!

On Aug 2, 2011, at 6:34 PM, Meredith, Leslie wrote:

> I hope not yet; we have swifts every morning and evening in the  
> Greens Farms area of Westport since May.
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> About eight Chimney swifts were feeding above North Farms Reservoir  
> in Wallingford at mid-day, before leaving in a southerly direction.  
> It was the first sighting here this summer. Early migration?
> Marty Moore
> Wallingford

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