[CT Birds] Milford; Many Birds

Greg Hanisek ghanisek at rep-am.com
Fri Sep 2 16:03:47 EDT 2011


The Brits call it a Purple Patch


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank Mantlik" <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Mike Warner" <mjwarner at optonline.net>; <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Milford; Many Birds


> Mike,
> 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.
>
> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> 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
> birds there.
>
>
> Mike Warner
> Wilton, CT.
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