[CT Birds] Hamden - West Rock Park - Blackpoll Warbler and more
JBudrow at EssexCT.gov
Wed May 2 14:27:33 EDT 2012
Earlier I posted that my Madison yard had northern parulas...I am
backpedaling on that. Was a redstart.
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Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 2:23 PM
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Subject: [CT Birds] Hamden - West Rock Park - Blackpoll Warbler and more
Upon arriving to the Wintergreen Lake parking lot at West Rock (around
12:30), I was surrounded by a huge wave of warblers, mostly
Black-throated Greens, Black-throated Blues, Black and Whites, Myrtles,
Blue-winged, and American Redstarts. However, there was one singing
Blackpoll, which I also saw.
Other birds included a Green Heron, a Chimney Swift, Wood Thrushes,
Eastern Kingbirds, Great-crested Flycatchers, a Spotted Sandpiper,
Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, a Blue-headed Vireo,
Baltimore Orioles, and many Swamp Sparrows. Overall 12 warbler species
46 total species. Not bad for an hour's worth of birding.
>From Kevin Burgio:
5/2 w/ Hannah Burgio - Hamden - West Ridge Rock Park - 1 male BLACKPOLL
WARBLER. 1 GREEN HERON. 1 SPOTTED SANDPIPER.
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
University of Connecticut
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dept
U-3043 75 No. Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269-3043
kevin.burgio at uconn.edu
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