[CT Birds] Westport Highlights
Tina and Peter Green
petermgreen at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 27 09:58:22 EDT 2011
10/27/11 - Westport - Sherwood Island SP - 3 Green-winged Teal,Ruddy Duck,9 Horned Grebe in a tight group close to shore,Green Heron,Cooper's Hawk,American Kestrel,Killdeer,Spotted Sandpiper,2 Chimney Swifts,1 Tree Swallow,Marsh Wren,Golden and Ruby-crowned Kinglets,Yellow-rumped,Palm,and Common Yellowthroat Warblers,
Eastern Towhee,Chipping,Field,Vesper,Savannah,Nelson's,Song,Swamp,White-throated, and White-crowned Sparrows,Dark-eyed Juncos numbers have increased.
Sherwood Mill Pond Preserve - 5 Black-crowned Night-herons,2 Great Egrets,1 Little Blue Heron,10 Greater Yellowlegs
I expected a quiet morning because of the rain,but,found the passerines to be very active,even with the Copper's Hawk patrolling Sherwood.
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