[CT Birds] Black and White-winged Scoters on Broad Brook Reservoir, Cheshire
cfolsom-okeefe at audubon.org
Mon Oct 29 13:14:43 EDT 2012
10/29/12 - I birded Wallingford/Meriden/Cheshire ponds and reservoirs this morning. Had a mixed flock of ~ 30 Black and White-winged Scoters on Broad Brook Reservoir in Cheshire. Other sightings include:
Bishop's Ponds - Research Parkway, Meriden
1 Male Northern Pintail, 3 Northern Shovlers, ~20 Green winged Teals, 85 American Wigeon, 1 Gadwall, 15 Black Duck, Canada Geese, Mallards, and mute swan.
Pistapaug Pond - Wallingford
11 Ruddy Duck, 9 Lesser Scaup, 1 Hooded Merganser
McKensie Reservoir - Wallingford
2 Hooded Mergansers, 14 Green-winged Teal, 5 Ruddy Ducks, 5 Black Ducks, 1 American Wigeon, DC Cormorant, Mallards, Canada Geese, GB Heron, ~100 Robins
North Farms Reservoir - Wallingford
16 Coot, 1 Gadwall, Mallards, Swans, RB Gulls, Herring Gull, ~20 domestic geese.
Broad Brook Reservoir - Cheshire
4 Pied Billed Grebe, 8 Hooded Mergs, mixed flock of ~ 30 Black and White-winged Scoters, ~100 Rudy Ducks, DC Corms, Mute Swans, Kingfisher
Hanover Pond, Meriden
Mallards, Ca Geese, Swans, RB gulls, Herring gull, kingfisher, Great Blue Heron.
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