[CT Birds] Red-wings, Grackles

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Feb 24 10:45:28 EST 2012


2/24 After shoveling snow and filling feeders early this morning, a flock of 500 
blackbirds (400 Common Grackles, 100 Red-winged Blackbirds, 10 Brown-headed 
Cowbirds) descended onto them; at least until a Sharp-shinned Hawk flushed them 
all.

Frank Mantlik
Stratford



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From: Martin Moore <mhmoorep at aol.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Fri, February 24, 2012 10:21:39 AM
Subject: [CT Birds] Red-wings, Grackles

A flock of about 200 Red-winged Blackbirds and Grackles, evenly divided, were 
mobbing feeders and roosting in trees this morning at North Farms Reservoir in 
Wallingford.


Marty Moore
Wallingford
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