[CT Birds] Purple Martins

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Fri Apr 6 07:42:31 EDT 2012

3 Purple Martins were sighted at the PM gourds on 4/4 at the private residence inRiverside that has hosted a colony for 4 years. On a quick walkabout at Greenwich Point last evening:Winter Wren singingBoth Kinglet speciesDark-eyed JuncoChipping SparrowField SparrowEastern Phoebespossible Least Flycatcher  actively "flycatching"Warbler spp.  - lighting wasn't great as sun was setting and the birds wereforaging along tree tops, so couldn't see any distinctive features for i.d.BrantBufflehead From Meredith Sampson:4/5/12 - Old Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- WINTER WREN.4/4/12 - Riverside, private residence -- 3 PURPLE MARTINS. Meredith SampsonOld Greenwich 

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