[CT Birds] Griswold Point Stilt Sandpiper

Tim Antanaitis timant123 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 24 23:22:54 EDT 2011


8/24 - Old Lyme, Griswold Point -- 1 STILT SANDPIPER, 3 FORSTER'S TERNS

Kayaked from Smith Neck Road boat launch.  Low tide was 1:00.  Saw the Stilt around 2:00 just east of the western most Osprey platform (only platform on GP?) on Griswold Point.

Also 9 other common shorebird species (about 100 total shorebirds):
3 Short-billed Dowitcher
9 Greater Yellowlegs
2 Lesser Yellowlegs
3 Ruddy Turnstone
5 Willet
7 Least Sandpiper
20 Semipalmated Sandpiper
30 Black-bellied Plover
25 Semipalmated Plover

45 Common Tern
1 Least Tern


Tim Antanaitis
Middletown


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