[CT Birds] East Shore Park photos; Wallingford GWFG

John Marshall johnmarshall47 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 21:40:30 EST 2011


 

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On Nov 13, 2011, at 8:55 PM, Nick Bonomo <nbonomo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Below are my highlights of two hours this morning at East Shore Park.
> By my count this makes 10 warbler species recorded there so far this
> month. This place is overdue for a western vagrant! Maybe this week.
> Here is a link to photos:
> 
> http://www.shorebirder.com/2011/11/east-shore-park-november-warblers.html
> 
> East Shore Park, New Haven, US-CT
> Nov 13, 2011 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
> 
> Laughing Gull  3
> Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet  9
> Hermit Thrush  1
> Gray Catbird  1
> Tennessee Warbler  1     **late. A bright apparently first-fall bird
> seen well and photographed. Very vocal at times, calling sharp 'tsit'
> notes. Smallish and short-tailed warbler; rather bright green above
> with grayer nape; dark eyeline; yellowish below with a few
> faint/diffuse blurry streaks at breast sides that were only visible at
> certain angles; sharp and slightly downcurved bill.
> Orange-crowned Warbler  1     typical dull celata; photos; gave a few
> rapid-fire sharp chip notes that had slight metallic quality to them
> Blackpoll Warbler  1     possibly the same continuing bird?
> Palm Warbler  1
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  14
> Field Sparrow  5
> 
> Also, on Saturday evening an adult (continuing bird?) GREATER
> WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was among 300 Canada Geese on the north end of
> Mackenzie Reservoir in Wallingford.
> 
> Nick Bonomo
> Wallingford, CT
> 
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