[CT Birds] Inland shorebirds - Litchfield
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.
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From: "Fran Zygmont" <fzygmont at charter.net>
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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).
> ps. Yesterday @ Hollenbeck Preserve (across from Day Care Center) in
> Canaan, had one Giant Swallowtail.
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