[CT Birds] Silver Sands - Full of birds, clay-colored, blue grosbeak, 15 white-crowned sparrows

Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Oct 12 15:31:28 EDT 2012

10/12. Joe Bear and I just found 2 BLUE GROSBEAKS and a LINCOLN'S SPARROW right where John O. Described. And we easily found the CLAY-COLORED also. Plus flocks of siskins and 1 purple finch.
Frank Mantlik

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On Oct 12, 2012, at 1:36 PM, John Oshlick <john.oshlic at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Silver Sands - 11am-1pm 1 blue grosbeak, 1 clay colored sparrow, 1 bobolink, 6 field sparrows. The 15 white-crowned sparrows is a real count. I had 6 in one group! Two were adults.
> The clay-colored was near a white fenced-in pipeline with a dish on top. It is on the left as you drive in.
> To get to where I had the grosbeak walk west down the paved road until you reach the gated dirt road. Walk south down the dirt road to the sound. The bird was seen on the left just as you reach the boardwalk.
> John Oshlick
> Bethany
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