[CT Birds] Milford; Many Birds
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 2 00:31:19 EDT 2011
That's quite a one-day, one-place list...to which you can add Royal Tern, 4
Black Skimmers, 4 Whimbrels.
We used to call that the Patagonia (AZ) Picnic Table Effect; when a rare bird
brings more birders, who then find more rare birds, etc.
From: Mike Warner <mjwarner at optonline.net>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Thu, September 1, 2011 7:41:39 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Milford; Many Birds
9/1/11 Milford Point - American Avocet, Black-necked Stilt, Bairds Sandpiper,
Western Sandpiper, Gull-billed Tern, Forsters Tern, Bonapartes Gull.
Most of the day was spent at Milford Point today and I saw some very unique
birds, some for the first time. Many thanks to all the birders present today,
it was quite a day. More and more birds kept arriving and I too just missed
seeing the Brown Pelican. Currently, there are many species and numbers of
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