[CT Birds] Stratford DICKCISSEL, Skimmers, Warblers in rain 9/23
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 23 15:31:17 EDT 2011
9/23 - Despite the rainy day, there were birds around today, including a variety
of warblers, shorebirds, etc. Highlights:
Stratford, Main St., Deluca Ball Field & Stratford Greenway, 11:50 - 12:50 -
DICKCISSEL (imm female) with House Sparrow flock feeding on weeds & grasses
along dirt road behind ball field, 1 Blackpoll, 6 Com. Yellowthroat, R-e Vireo,
8 Gray Catbird, Swamp Sparrow.
Short Beach Park - 3 juv. BLACK SKIMMERS on sandbars (low tide), usual
shorebirds on beach and wet golf course.
Birdseye St., trees/shrubs opposite sewage plant - 4 Blackpoll, 2 N. Parula, 3
Yellow Warbler, 2 Com. Yellowthroat, etc. (American Avocet not seen at nearby
Stratford Point - 6 Cedar Waxwings, 5 Blackpoll, 1 Nashville, 2 R-E Vireo.
Keep your eyes to the skies
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