[CT Birds] Bluff Point 9/19/2011

David Provencher davidprovencher at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 16 15:37:27 EDT 2011


I do expect another good morning at Bluff tomorrow. I suspect (based on a
number of factors) the low temps this morning played a role in the birds
giving good looks, so I would expect the same tomorrow.

Dave Provencher

Naturally New England
http://naturallynewengland.blogspot.com/
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Subject: [CT Birds] Bluff Point 9/19/2011


 From Phil Rusch, Bill Asteriades, Rick Macsuga, Roy Harvey, Larry 
reiter, Paul Desjardins, John Oshlick et al:

9/16/2011, Groton, Bluff Point;

650 warblers of 16 species / 900 total birds with the following 
highlights:

Tennessee Warbler 1
Swainson's Thrush 6
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 3
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Black-billed Cuckoo 1

The birds were moving along a broad front this morning with many giving 
prolonged good looks before departing.  The largest numbers were of 
Redstarts, Parulas, Baypolls, and Red-eyed Vireos.

Phil Rusch
Chaplin
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