[CT Birds] Westport - Mockingbird???

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Fri Mar 23 12:09:10 EDT 2012


My wife heard one probably a day or two ago, here in Whitneyville, Hamden.  At Queens College, CUNY, which always has a good number, they have been singing for a while.

On Mar 23, 2012, at 11:52 AM, Anthony Zemba <Anthony.Zemba at gza.com> wrote:

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