[CT Birds] Snow Geese, Shovelers, Great Egrets Stratford 11/23

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 23 20:50:37 EST 2011

>From Frank Mantlik

11/23  Stratford, Stratford Point - Highlights of 3+ hours of seawatching today 
were:  4+ NORTHERN GANNETS, 73 Red-throated Loons, 9 species of ducks including 
2 BLACK SCOTERS, and a flock of 115 SNOW GEESE (1 dark morph), calling, directly 
overhead as they flew NW off the Sound at 1:55.  Also female Peregrine Falcon 
perched on bluff edge at 10:15.

Stratford, Rt 113 at Oak Bluff Ave., Great Meadows Marsh - 5 GREAT EGRETS, pair 
of adult Peregrine Falcons.

Stratford, Freeman Ave., Wooster Park Pond - 5 Northern Shovelers.

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