[CT Birds] Heap o Reds
jbudrow at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 21 16:07:54 EST 2012
To all thinking of hitting Hammo tomorrow morn...the annual Turkey Trot is taking place. Plan accordingly.
--- On Wed, 11/21/12, Comins, Patrick <PCOMINS at audubon.org> wrote:
From: Comins, Patrick <PCOMINS at audubon.org>
Subject: [CT Birds] Heap o Reds
To: "CT Birds List" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 2:04 PM
1-2 pm flock of 20+ Red Crossbills in the Japanese black pines at West Beach at Hammo. Also some in the pines on the road to Meigs. Most of them had a soft musical Jip note, but one had a louder and harsher call, as did the ones I heard on the way to Meigs'. Didn't get a recording though. One observer from RI had a single W-Winged at West Beach and there were R-b Nuts and a Palm there.
Paul D had some Reds at ESP earlier along with the BTG Warb and we had a Palm and 2 Blackpolls. Noble Proctor had a look at the Audubon's and I heard the chip.
Also 3 Barn Swallows and a Northern Rough-winged and a sapsucker.
Patrick Comins, Meriden.
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