[CT Birds] CACC
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Wed Oct 17 15:27:30 EDT 2012
10/17 Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center 9:30AM-1PM
sunny, 48-56 , mid tide rising.
VERY birdy today!
A walk along the private road and on the boardwalk and up to the Francis
Yellow rumped warblers everywhere!
White throated sparrows, song sparrows, swamp sparrow, mockingbird, Ruby
crowned and Golden Crowned kinglets, Goldfinches, Red breasted nuthatch, 1
Gray cheeked thrush, 1 Palm warbler,
and in the grasses at beginning of Francis St. spit (next to water) were 8
Sharp tailed sparrows- I think a Nelson's & several Salt marsh.
>From the windows in building facing marsh: On marsh, 2 American black
ducks, about 60 Brant, Canada Geese, 4 Mute swans, 1 Northern Harrier, 1
Great Blue heron fly over. and the Belted Kingfisher seems to have adopted
the Osprey platform. On grounds at back feeders-1 Immature White crowned
sparrow, Many House finches (several with conjunctivitis evident or
sitting puffed up and sneezing, or sitting puffed up with beak open),
Goldfinches, 2 Purple finches, about 24 Pine siskins, Titmice,
Chickadees, 4 Cardinals (2 M, 2 F), Mockingbird, Starlings, American
Robins, mourning doves.
Beverly Propen, Orange
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