[CT Birds] CACC
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Wed Apr 18 12:43:35 EDT 2012
Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center 4/18
high tide receding, sunny, 55-60
Ospreys have 3 eggs-laid on
4/11, 4/14 & 4/16.
Female was on the nest at 10AM; at 10:10, the male relieved the female of
nest duty and she went to the post for an hour.
Then 11:15 she return to nest and male went to pole. A crow was about to
land on the osprey perch when it did a hasty retreat after spying the male
osprey on the perch. Crow landed on ground.
11 Greater Yellowlegs were on grass clump in front of osprey platform;
14 Cormorants-flew over, 3 snow egrets, 4 Great egrets, mallards, 500+
Brant, Canada geese,
starlings, 3 Purple martins at martin condo, along with house sparrows, 1
song sparrow, starlings, 1 Tree swallow swooping over marsh, 2 kayakers.
Bev Propen, Orange
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