[CT Birds] Riverside Park Sewage Pond - 8 species of shorebirds including White-rumped Sandpiper

Bill Asteriades Asterbunch at cox.net
Tue Jul 24 19:16:19 EDT 2012


Nice assortment of shorebirds at Riverside Park Sewage Pond today.
7/24/12 Hartford, Riverside Park Sewage Pond - 9 GREAT EGRETS, 1 
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 1 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 6 
SOLITARY SANDPIPERS and 8 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS.  Also 2 Spotted 
Sandpipers, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 24 Least Sandpipers, 5 Killdeers, 1 Green 
Heron and 21 Great Blue Herons.  A flock of about 50 peeps flushed from 
behind some reeds but I did not have time to identify them.

 7/24/12 East Hartford, Hockanum River Linear Trail - 7 GREAT EGRETS.  The 
Hockanum river has risen over the past few days offering limited mud banks 
for shorebirds.

Bill Asteriades
South Glastonbury, CT





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