[CT Birds] Golden Plover et al, at Hammo

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Thu Oct 6 22:58:19 EDT 2011


My reading is that he is specifying separate and distinct birds, not the other oddballs. 

But we can hear from the horse's mouth himself I imagine. 

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On Oct 6, 2011, at 10:54 PM, "Mark Szantyr" <birddog55 at charter.net> wrote:

> Not sure what you mean here but if these were the birds with the copious
> amounts of admixed white and the little blue like bill shapes, I think
> calling them pure Tricolored is premature.
> 
> Mark
> 
> Mark S. Szantyr
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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Christopher
> Loscalzo
> Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 8:35 PM
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Golden Plover et al, at Hammo
> 
> 10/06/11: Madison, Hammonasset Beach State Park, 5:30 to 6:00 pm-2 GOLDEN
> PLOVER in the grassy lot south of the road towards west beach, plus 3 more
> GOLDEN PLOVER  with about 12 Black-bellied Plover, 10 Dunlin, and 1
> WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER in the Nature Center grassy lot.  These birds were
> buzzed repeatedly by two Merlin simultaneously (they came away empty, at
> least while I was watching).  Also, 2 juvenile TRICOLORED HERON (vs.
> Tricolored/Little Blue hybrids as previously suggested) in the small pond by
> the Meig's Point parking lot.
> 
> 
> 
> Chris Loscalzo
> 
> Woodbridge
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