[CT Birds] Stratford Birds

Donna Caporaso donnacap at aol.com
Sun Sep 16 18:52:46 EDT 2012

1 Kestrel
1 Northern Harrier
1 Unidentified Raptor (in sun)
12 +- Red Bellied Plovers
6 Snowy Egrets
7 Great Egrets
3 Bobolinks (6 were present on 9/14)
1 House Wren
2 Song Sparrows
5 House Finch
2 Northern Flickers
Assorted Warblers I need to look up.

Access Road Pool 
1 Large Sandpiper (need to identify)
1  Smaller Sandpiper (need to identify)
2 Great Egrets

Factory Marshes Main Pond
1 American Redstart (male) (in trees along driveway)
2 Juvenile Black Crowned
1 Green Heron
4 Juvenile Yellow Crowned 
2 Snowy Egrets
3 Great Egrets

In Trees along tree line in front of radio towers
8 Great Blue Heron
1 Snowy Egret

Smaller Pond
1 Kingfisher
1 Osprey perched on top of dead treet

Railroad Track Trail
1 Virginia Rail right next to last platform (photo in album)
5 GBH perched in 1 tree
3 Great Egret
3 Juvenile Yellowed Crowns
2 Juvenile Night 
1 Willet
4 Pipers of some sort in mud near first platform (waiting to ID)
3 Northern Harriers (females)
2 Kingfishers (pair)
2 Peregrine Falcons
1 very tiny bird on ground in brush that I couldn't get a good look at :(
At least 8 varieties of butterflies and countless dragonflies

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Donna Caporaso

Stratford, CT

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