[CT Birds] Bakersville Swamp New Hartford and more...
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Sat Oct 13 11:24:37 EDT 2012
Things are now changing day to day. Last night seemed to be a good migration
Bakersville Swamp New Hartford:
This morning-heavy frost all over - in lower 20f! COLD!
Lots of Sparrows moved in this morning: Many:
esp Song Sparrow
5 - White-c-Sparrow
2 - Lincoln's Sparrow
1 - Hermit Thrush
most all not here Thursday.
Stub Hollow Rd:
Loads of Song Sparrow at sunny swamp on right.
Also 20 Goldfinch eating from Alder cones -
No Siskin seen all morning!
Loads of Palm Warbler all around - est? 30 plus!
many Song Sparrow
5 - Yellow rump Warbler
1 - BT Blue Warbler
1 - Orange crowned Warbler - same bird seen Thursday
some Junco, Waxwing, Bluebird
down by pond:
4 - Rusty Blackbird - calling
Question on Orange c Warbler
This bird is drab olive with streaks showing on breast. Bright yellow under
the head has much gray in it. Is this a cross from Pacific and Taiga extremes?
Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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