[CT Birds] Lighthouse Point 11/3 (Northern Goshawks, White-winged Crossbills, Cave Swallows)

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 19:59:00 EDT 2012


Lighthouse Point was fun today, especially for passerines. The hawks
put on a pretty good show too, highlighted by 3 NORTHERN GOSHAWKS.
Steve Mayo and Maria Stockmal have the official raptor totals. The
non-raptor show was better, starting with ribbons of blackbirds and
highlighted by several WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS and CAVE SWALLOWS.

Non-raptor highlights:
Common Raven  1
Tree Swallow  47
Cave Swallow  8
Red-breasted Nuthatch  3
Eastern Bluebird  276
American Robin  6,695
American Pipit  56
Cedar Waxwing  467
Dickcissel  1
Red-winged Blackbird  20,685
Rusty Blackbird  23
Common Grackle  159,950
Purple Finch  84
House Finch  263
White-winged Crossbill  7     groups of 3,1,1,1,1
Pine Siskin  78
American Goldfinch  360

Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT




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