[CT Birds] another Red-breasted Nuthatch

Florence McBride fmcb_warbler at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 23 08:41:04 EDT 2012


8/21 Hamden, Greenway Street by Lake Whitney:  RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH.  Just thought it might be good to add this to the other recent reports of this species, for the record.

Florence McBride
Hamden


On Aug 23, 2012, at 7:25 AM, ctbirds-request at lists.ctbirding.org wrote:

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>  3. Thank you from Audubon CT! (Lori Mott)
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>  5. Sandy Point Oystercatcher (Batsford, William)
>  6. Old Lyme (Hank Golet)
>  7. Sad news for insectivores (Dana Campbell)
>  8. Re: Sad news for insectivores (Paul Desjardins)
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> 10. Southeast CT Highlights - 08/22/12 (Russ Smiley)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:11:41 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Glenn Williams <gswilliams9 at yahoo.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] PS Winter Finch article link
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> Here is a link to an article Ron Pittaway wrote in 1998 describing winter finch basics.
> 
> http://www.jeaniron.ca/2011/WinterFinches.pdf
> 
> Chris is correct in that Red-breasted nuthatches are the best early indicator of a good winter finch year.
> 
> Glenn Williams
> Mystic
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:11:43 -0400
> From: John Marshall <johnrmarshall at aol.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Barkhamsted - CONI, RBNU
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> From Dave Rosgen and Jim Kandefer:
> 8/22/12 - Barkhamsted, Upper Greenwoods -- 255 COMMON NIGHTHAWK
> Barkhamsted, Beach Rock Road overlook -- 5 RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH
> 
> John Marshall 
> Watertown
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:12:06 -0400
> From: Lori Mott <zoogirl527 at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Thank you from Audubon CT!
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> Hi,
> I want to thank everyone who contacted me about the Audubon CT Habitat
> Oases project.  I am excited to see what type of fall migrant data we
> receive across the state in the next two months.
> 
> I was able to fill all the transects except for one - Milford Point.  If
> anyone is interested in birding this area one morning a week, please
> contact me asap since the survey period started this week.  The transect
> snakes through the paths right around the Coastal Center building.
> 
> Thank you for all the help and letting me post this info here!
> 
> Lori Mott
> 
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:19:46 -0400
> From: "claudia longmore" <cllongmore at cox.net>
> To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] great horned owl
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> Seen & heard on the old cedarcrest hospital property tonight
> 
> Claudia longmore
> wethersfield
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> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 00:51:10 +0000
> From: "Batsford, William" <william.batsford at yale.edu>
> To: CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Sandy Point Oystercatcher
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> Aug 22 Sandy Point
> 
> 35 species in total including previously mentioned Whimbrel; 6 Clapper Rail; Northrern Harrier.
> 
> 5 Oystercatcher with one juvenile with abnormal growth on beak - pictures in ebird report below - can anyone identify?  The bird seemed to be functioning normally although parents seemed very aggressive in protecting the juvenile.
> 
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S11421174
> 
> Bill Batsford
> New Haven
> 
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> Message: 6
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:07:57 -0400
> From: "Hank Golet" <htg1523 at att.net>
> To: "CTBIRDS" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Old Lyme
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>> From Hank Golet
> 8/22, Old Lyme, Lord's Cove,SORA AND VIRGINIA RAILS, both juveniles, 2 LEAST BITTERN
> 
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> Message: 7
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:28:19 -0400
> From: Dana Campbell <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Sad news for insectivores
> Message-ID:
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> Just heard on the news today a proud announcement from MA that spraying
> there has reduced the mosquito population by about half.  Apparently
> municipalities can now undertake spraying if there is as much as one
> positive mammal report of West Nile virus. Of course, the officials
> hastened to say that this would not mean that the threat of West Nile was
> any less.....  Perhaps we will have an influx of insectivores fleeing MA.
> Their loss and our gain.
> 
> -- 
> Dana Campbell, Interim Rector
> St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Meriden
> dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
> 
> "Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come."
> 
> Chinese Proverb
> 
> 
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> Message: 8
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:48:42 -0400
> From: Paul Desjardins <paul.desjardins2 at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Sad news for insectivores
> Message-ID: <55B31512-7897-4749-B439-5901BCB7FDBB at gmail.com>
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> And to think that we ship d d t south of the border. All in the name of profit and greed.
> 
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> Message: 9
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:14:57 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Roy Harvey <rmharvey at snet.net>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] New Britian Nighthawks
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> Passing this along.
> 
> 
> From Don Lukaszek:
> 08/22/12- New Britain/Berlin, New Britain Stadium/Willow Brook Park -- 830pm-9pm, 4 Common Nighthawks 
> 
> 
> Roy Harvey
> Beacon Falls, CT
> 
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> Message: 10
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:44:09 -0400
> From: "Russ Smiley" <arsmiley at comcast.net>
> To: "'CTBirding'" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Southeast CT Highlights - 08/22/12
> Message-ID: <7CCBE0FC649C45BCA041175988E0D3A7 at YOUR20FE224C19>
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> Barn Island WMA - 33 species: white eyed vireos, ovenbird, Canada,
> blue-winged, and b&w warblers, BG gnatcatchers. Green heron
> 
> Bluff Point, east side - 28 species: great-crested flycatchers,
> rose-breasted grosbeak, male Baltimore orioles, red-eyed vireos feeding a
> parasitic cowbird, blue-winged, b&w, redstart, and chestnut-sided warblers,
> wood and Hermit thrushes
> 
> Hammonasset - 18 species: tricolored heron hybrids, clapper rail, northern
> harrier, green heron
> 
> Russ Smiley
> 
> Marlborough, CT
> 
> 
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> Message: 11
> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 01:25:28 -0400
> From: Lisa <lisagagnon24 at yahoo.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Owls
> Message-ID: <ttkhtagq5hqs5najrqloyrpy.1345699528292 at email.android.com>
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> Lisa G. S.Spgs.. 8/23/12. After a quiet period of time not hearing the ows in the nieghbor hood ( I thought my moms beagle scared them away ). I have 2 Great Horns & 2 Barred going off at 1 am and still going.. Thank God I work 2 nd shift... I love it... 
> 
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> Message: 12
> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 05:17:16 -0400
> From: Paul Desjardins <paul.desjardins2 at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Be on the lookout!
> Message-ID: <10BF06EF-7B62-4412-BD81-A473C0F22F07 at gmail.com>
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> There have been several reports recently of Red Crossbills in north central Massachusetts so hopefully some will filter down to us!
> 
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> Message: 13
> Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 11:24:14 GMT
> From: "wingsct at juno.com" <wingsct at juno.com>
> To: dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
> Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Sad news for insectivores
> Message-ID: <20120823.072414.15362.0 at webmail08.dca.untd.com>
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> Just as sad:  the insecticide that is being sprayed in Dallas is toxic tofish and honeybees. Meredith SampsonOld Greenwich
> 
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: Dana Campbell <dana.l.campbell at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Sad news for insectivores
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:28:19 -0400
> 
> Just heard on the news today a proud announcement from MA that spraying
> there has reduced the mosquito population by about half.  Apparently
> municipalities can now undertake spraying if there is as much as one
> positive mammal report of West Nile virus. Of course, the officials
> hastened to say that this would not mean that the threat of West Nile was
> any less.....  Perhaps we will have an influx of insectivores fleeing MA.
> Their loss and our gain.
> 
> -- 
> Dana Campbell, Interim Rector
> St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Meriden
> dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
> 
> "Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come."
> 
> Chinese Proverb
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