[CT Birds] Inland shorebirds - Litchfield

Greg Hanisek ghanisek at rep-am.com
Sun Aug 7 16:55:23 EDT 2011


There were also a Semipalmated Plover and a Semipalmated Sandpiper on a tiny 
speck of habitat at the Morris boat launch on the south end of Bantam Lake.

One Great Egret flying across the lake to Point Folly in Litchfield.

Greg Hanisek


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fran Zygmont" <fzygmont at charter.net>
To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2011 12:36 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Inland shorebirds - Litchfield


>
> Best variety I've had in a long time!  1/2 hour at Little Pond, Litchfield 
> (9-9:30am) - on sandbar:
>
> 1 Short-billed Dowitcher , 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Semipalmated Plover, 2 
> Greater Yellowlegs, 4 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 1 
> Spotted Sandpiper.  Also, Northern Waterthrush at entrance from Gallows 
> Lane entrance, 2 Green Herons and 1 Pied-billed Grebe.
>
> 1 ad Black-crowned Night-heron at Cemetary Pond (continues and unusual 
> inland), and, 1 Great Egret from Point Folly @ Bantam Lake (also unusual, 
> but annual occurence inland).
>
> -Fran
>
> ps.  Yesterday @ Hollenbeck Preserve (across from Day Care Center) in 
> Canaan, had one Giant Swallowtail.
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