[CT Birds] Milford & Stratford birds 10/28

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Sun Oct 28 16:09:40 EDT 2012

10/28 (in advance of Hurricane Sandy)
Milford, Milford Point , 1:45-2:15 - 88 Black-bellied Plovers, 194 Dunlin, 5 
Sanderlings, 2 Ruddy Turnstones, 120 Am. Black Ducks.  Also Coast Guard rescue 
helicopter and boat were searching for two lost kayakers, neither of which was 
wearing a life-jacket!

Stratford, Park Blvd., Russian Beach, 2:30-3:30 seawatch - 2 Northern Gannets, 7 
Red-throated Loons, 1 Common Loon, 5 White-winged Scoters, 18 Greater Scaup, 1 
Laughing Gull.  The loons were flying west; the gannets and ducks were flying 

Frank Mantlik

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