[CT Birds] Westport Razorbills,Eurasian Wigeon,Scoters

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 15 22:04:08 EST 2011

12/15  I saw no Razorbills from Compo Beach, Westport during my visit 1:25 - 
2:00, perhaps because there were at least 4 kiteboarders plying the waters. 
 There was however 1 adult NORTHERN GANNET repeatedly diving for fish, and a 
flock of 400 Brant.

Frank Mantlik

From: Tina and Peter Green <petermgreen at hotmail.com>
To: ct birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Thu, December 15, 2011 9:50:46 AM
Subject: [CT Birds] Westport Razorbills,Eurasian Wigeon,Scoters

12/15/11 - Westport - Burying Hill Beach - 9 Razorbills,all flying west and good 
views  with a scope (7:25-7:55am)

Sherwood Island SP -2 Canvasbacks in the Mill Pond at the entrance,9 Surf,100 
White-winged, and 1 Black Scoter, 10 Razorbills flying west and good views with 
a scope between 8:35-8:55am,2 of them landed in with the scoters off of east 

Sherwood Mill Pond Preserve - Eurasian Wigeon continues,seen from the footbridge

The razorbills were my first in Westport and at SISP. I had 16 species of ducks 
today at SISP and Sherwood Mill Pond Preserve including
Gadwall,Eurasian Wigeon,American Wigeon,American Black Duck,Mallard,Green-winged 
Teal,Canvasback,Greater Scaup,Surf,White-winged,and Black Scoters,Long-tailed 
Duck,Bufflehead,Common Goldeneye,Hooded Merganser,and Red-breasted Merganser.

Tina Green
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