[CT Birds] Milford & Stratford birds 9/24
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 24 21:08:21 EDT 2012
9/24 Milford & Stratford - I did a fair amount of birding at numerous sites in
both towns today, tallying 89 species including 12 species of warblers. Eastern
Phoebes, Northern Flickers, Red-eyed Vireos, and Yellow-rumped Warblers were
numerous and widespread. Hawks and shorebirds were sparse in number and
-Milford Point: 1 Brant, 2 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Green-winged Teal, 2 Common
Loon, 3 Salt Marsh Sparrows.
-Court St. boatramp and Third Ave. woods: Pied-billed Grebe, E. Wood-pewee,
Swainson's Thrush, Indigo Bunting.
-McKinney Refuge (Long Beach Blvd): 3 Scarlet Tanagers, Lincoln's Sparrow,
Purple Finch, 3 White-throated Sparrows, 1 Dark-eyed Junco.
-Sikorsky Airport: 17 American Pipits (1 flock by dirt mound in lot).
-Town Greenway (Beacon Point Rd.) - Lincoln's Sparrow.
-Community Garden (Connors Lane): 16 Bobolinks.
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