[CT Birds] Bluff Point 8/23 AM

Glenn Williams gswilliams9 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 23 10:59:24 EDT 2011


from Nick Bonomo, Jerry Connolly, and Glenn Williams:
8/23 - Groton, Bluff Point State Park -- DICKCISSEL, WILSON'S WARBLER, 5 BOBOLINK 400 warblers of 13 species.

Other birds of note - Worm-eating Warbler and 3 Warbling Vireo - not common at the park for morning flight, 50 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, an estimated 220 American Redstarts - seemed to be about 80% of the total warblers IDed so probably more than 220.  A possible Cerulean Warbler got away.  Complete list below:

Canada Goose  12
Mute Swan  2
American Black Duck  4
Mallard  2
Double-crested Cormorant  3
Great Blue Heron  1
Osprey  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Laughing Gull  1
Ring-billed Gull  2
Herring Gull  4
Rock Pigeon  2
Mourning Dove  8
Chimney Swift  18
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  12
Belted Kingfisher  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Eastern Wood-Pewee  4
Least Flycatcher  1
Empidonax sp.  4
Eastern Phoebe  2
Eastern Kingbird  7
Warbling Vireo  3
Red-eyed Vireo  5
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  6
Purple Martin  4
Tree Swallow  2
Barn Swallow  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  50
Veery  1
American Robin  16
Gray Catbird  10
Northern Mockingbird  4
European Starling  2
Cedar Waxwing  8
Worm-eating Warbler  1
Blue-winged Warbler  3
Black-and-white Warbler  35
Common Yellowthroat  4
American Redstart  220
Northern Parula  2
Magnolia Warbler  12
Yellow Warbler  10
Chestnut-sided Warbler  4
Prairie Warbler  1
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Canada Warbler  2
Wilson's Warbler  1
warbler sp.  100
Eastern Towhee  10
Song Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  4
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Dickcissel  1
Bobolink  5
Red-winged Blackbird  12
Brown-headed Cowbird  8
Baltimore Oriole  3
American Goldfinch  8

Glenn Williams
Mystic



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