[CT Birds] Defending Storrs

Mark Szantyr birdinggeek at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 17:44:21 EST 2012


I have not posted or sumitted my results on the Trail Wood CBC yet but had more catbirds, towhees, a Cackling Goose, and a Marsh Wren, and all the regular stuff too

Mark 

On Jan 4, 2012, at 5:35 PM, Steve Morytko <smorytko at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Paul,
> 
> Actually, so far this year, I don't think we seen any buntings and longspurs and we haven't even had a Snow Goose that I know of. I don't think it's for lack of trying. I reported the highlights of the Storrs CBC count (held Dec17) here a few weeks ago but there really weren't any standout birds (except perhaps a Common Loon and Northern Pintail) seen - despite the fact that we had our highest species count ever! Mild temps and open water held waterfowl species in our area longer than normal.
> 
> Away from Tolland county, the Trailwood count was held Monday and in our Pomfret (Windham county) territory our team had 9 Rusty Blackbirds and a lone Gray Catbird. 
>  
> Steve Morytko
> Ashford, CT
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