[CT Birds] Nice birds today in southern CT

Scholten, Andrew L ascholten at assumption.edu
Fri May 18 18:59:04 EDT 2012


Hello CT birders,
  I was quite fortunate to be able to do some birding in CT today.  Highlights included a singing male Hooded Warbler in the Cockaponset State Forest (Cedar Lake Road in Chester,) and the continuing female Ruff and Tricolored Heron at Hammonasset.  Full lists below:

Cocakponset State Forest (Hubbard and Cedar Lake Roads:)

Great Crested Flycatcher
Tufted Titmouse
Wood Thrush (h)
Veery
Black-throated Blue Warbler (h)
Ovenbird
Louisiana Waterthrush (h)
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
Eastern Towhee (h)
Field Sparrow

Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison:

American Black Duck
Mallard
Red-throated Loon
Double-crested Cormorant
Osprey
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
TRICOLORED HERON
Semipalmated Plover
Black-bellied Plover
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
RUFF
Ruddy Turnstone
Dunlin
peep sp.
Herring Gull
Common Tern
Least Tern
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird (h)
Gray Catbird
Yellow Warbler
European Starling
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Savannah Sparrow (h)
Song Sparrow

Happy birding, everyone!
-Andy Scholten (Sudbury, MA/Westbrook, CT)







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