[CT Birds] Westport - Mockingbird???

Anthony Zemba Anthony.Zemba at gza.com
Fri Mar 23 11:52:58 EDT 2012

I had one singing up a storm in Fairfield last week.  Sounded far off so I was looking distally and couldn't find it. Went to turn to leave and it was about 6 feet away from me in an Amelanchier bush the whole time singing its repertoire of songs (including a Killdeer). Quite ventriloqual. Black-billed Cuckoos have fooled me like that before too.

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-----Original Message-----
From: ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Grimm, Chris
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2012 11:43 AM
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Subject: [CT Birds] Westport - Mockingbird???

I associate Mockingbirds with late-Spring and Summer.  While I haven't seen it, I have heard it the last three nights.  Westport, near the corner of Post Road and South Maple Avenue.

Anyone else seen/heard them yet?  Or has nobody posted about them because everyone is seeing and hearing them?

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