[CT Birds] Saturday Stratford Birding Cowbirds

Donna Caporaso donnacap at aol.com
Sun Mar 18 08:35:29 EDT 2012

7 Brown Headed Cow Birds (3 females, 4 males) in with Red-wings, Starlings and Robins in front of where the Corsair plane should be.
2 Kill Deer
1 Red Tail Hawk

Short Beach:
1 Double Crested Cormorant on "tower"
16 Swans (1 Juvenile)
4 Killdeer
Lots of Gulls
50-60 Brant Geese
5 Canada Geese

Marshes Near Railroad Tracks
American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow
5 Boat Tail Grackles
2 Swans in pond 

Boat Ramp/Greenway:
4 GBH flying overhead toward marshes across the Housatonic.
20ish Coots
7 Mallards
2  Gadwall
4 Am. Black Duck
3 Canada Geese
5 Crows
2 courting Rock Doves

Long Beach:
2 Killdeer
100 or so Gulls on the beach and then no Gulls.  They flew off to join flocks of Gulls and Brants and other water fowl out in the sound (about 445).  Guessing several thousand out there. 

Stratford Avenue/Honeyspot Road:
1 Red Tail Hawk sitting on power station tower

Donna Caporaso
Stratford, CT

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