[CT Birds] Stratford & Westport - YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON, PIPING PLOVER, LEAST TERN
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Sat Jun 9 21:16:56 EDT 2012
6/9/12 - Stratford, Long Beach - Many PIPING PLOVERs and LEAST TERNs,
including piping plover chicks, nesting near the shore. Much of the beach
is fenced off to provide protection for their nesting areas. A pair of
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERONs in the marshes before the entrance. A pair of
WILLETs feeding in the bay.
Stratford, Short Beach - EASTERN KINGBIRD near the golf course.
Stratford, residential area near the light house, 2 PINE GROSBEAKs flying
around near the road.
Westport, Sherwood Island State Park - 3 BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERONS near the
west beach. 6 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS on the east beach. Also 2 striped
skunks (sadly no Great Horned Owls seen).
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