[CT Birds] Lake Whitney birds 11/14 (and 11/12)
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Wed Nov 14 13:14:14 EST 2012
11/14 from Florence McBride, with Arne Rosengren
Hamden, north end of Lake Whitney (viewed from a private yard), mid- to late morning: 1 Long-billed Dowitcher, 1 Pied-billed Grebe, 1 Great Blue Heron, at least 20 Gadwall, 5 Green-winged Teal, 1 Hooded Merganser (male), and 19 Greater Yellowlegs.
[For the record - The dowitcher was there on the 12th too, along with 2 P-b Grebes, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 19 Greater Yellowlegs, over 40 Gadwall, 5 Green-winged Teal, at least 14 Black Ducks, a pair each of Mallards and Wood Ducks, and 1 Great Blue Heron. Also several Red-breasted Nuthatches , plus many more common land birds]
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