[CT Birds] Sparrows in Belding, vernon

Dan Huber docforestal at comcast.net
Thu Oct 20 18:51:41 EDT 2011

Had a nice morning in Belding.  Spent the 2 hours in meadows on either side
of Bread & Milk Road.

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  5
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  2
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  2
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  5
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  1
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)  1
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)  1
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  5
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  1 (seen with other sparrows in the
un-mown meadow towards the back, past the picnic tables)
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  7
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  8

Dan Huber

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