[CT Birds] Gulls plankton feeding, sort of

eyeflight16 at optonline.net eyeflight16 at optonline.net
Tue Mar 13 17:07:34 EDT 2012

At Penfield Reef this afternoon there is the first sign of the gulls' plankton feeding this year at this location. However, it's not much, with probably just over a thousand gulls, along with some Brant, goldeneye, Red-breasted Mergansers, Horned Grebes, and an odd Northern Gannet resting on the water. The frenzy has begun, and I expect the numbers of gulls will increase here throughout the next week or two.

James Purcell

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