[CT Birds] Fairfield - Western Sandpipers, Red Knots
alexanderburdo at mac.com
Sun Sep 4 20:32:12 EDT 2011
>From Alex Burdo and James Purcell:
09/03/11 - Fairfield, Penfield Reef -- 3 RED KNOTS present with Sanderlings, Ruddy Turnstones and Semipalmated Sandpipers on the first jetty to the west of the reef
09/04/11 - Fairfield, Penfield Reef -- 2 juvenile WESTERN SANDPIPERS among numerous Semipalmated and Least Sandpipers, Ruddy Turnstone and Sanderlings. All the birds were foraging or resting between the wrack line and water between the reef and the first jetty to its east.
I'll try to get up a few photos of the Western Sandpipers at this link: http://floridascrubjay.wordpress.com/
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