[CT Birds] 3/24 Stratford

Lynn Jones lynnjones11 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 13:08:16 EDT 2012

Quick shore trip this morning.

Long Beach @10am
around 5000 gulls feeding pretty far offshore among 3 fishing boats.  No
scope means no ID's :-(

Railroad path 10:30-11:30
Best birds include:
Boat-tailed Grackles (several males 'singing')
Swamp Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Killdeer (displaying)
Tree Swallows (foy for me)

Short Beach @12 noon
Great Egret in marsh on east side of park

Birdseye boatramp @12:30
Still about 40 American Coot
female hooded merganser

Lynn A. Jones
Museum Assistant
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, CT

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