[CT Birds] North Lake & L Whitney, April 7
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Sat Apr 7 18:45:47 EDT 2012
Around Lake Whitney this afternoon, noting only notable additions.
Palm Warbler, wagging its tail vigorously.
(Flo, it flew from RWA territory to Big Avis.)
Y-B Sapsucker, with its brilliant chin. (Seen on Hamden Land Trust area near RWA boundary.)
Both these almost accidental: I caught the shadow of the warbler and followed it; and I stared at a tall dead tree for a minute, then YBSS appeared.
Near Mill River mouth, upper Lake Whitney: 4 very small dabblers, and I may have seen enough of the head of one to show GW Teal. But it was far away for my 8x's.
Also: Chipping S. along with W-T Sparrow and Junco, and loud WTS singing.
As yesterday, no Swallows noticeable (but I did hear something chatter above me, but I couldn't see it and am not sure what it was).
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