[CT Birds] Terns: CASPIAN, ROYAL, SOOTY
richardpayne07 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 18:35:59 EDT 2011
Was able to do some post-storm birding on the coast this afternoon:
CASPIAN TERN - 1 in adult plumage flying over Frash Pond in Stratford, 3:15
Milford Point, 4:20-4:50:
ROYAL TERN - 1 in non-breeding plumage, looking worn out, on the gravel bars
before flying into the marsh. I got within 50 feet of it before I even
noticed he was there; the bird had a metal band on its right leg; if he
sticks around should be easy enough to find tomorrow.
SOOTY TERN - 1 seen flying among a flock of ~40 Common Terns, over Long
Island Sound from the Milford Point gravel bars.
Descriptions of all birds are going into eBird soon.
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