[CT Birds] CTBirds Digest, Vol 2145, Issue 2

Anthony Zemba ajzemba at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 11:37:37 EST 2013


I noted activity at two of the Lordship Washington Parkway and vicinity
nests this morning.

Stratford's Washington Parkway vicinity Monk nests (two nests)
On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 9:46 PM, Donna Caporaso <donnacap at aol.com> wrote:

> I enjoy reading all the posts - I learn so much.  Whether the bird is
> "Invasive" or resident to me it doesn't matter, they are here and they are
> all here to stay and I enjoy watching them and feeding them all.  And yes,
> I know invasive birds aren't good but they were brought here and we must
> all live together.  And Mike, yes, the Monks in Stratford since Sandy have
> seem to have become misplaced.  I have had a few in my yard which I never
> had before but the places I was always guaranteed to find them, they aren't
> there.  As I had reported to Kevin previously, the huge nests on the
> grounds of Shakespeare Theatre (some fell out of the trees) are
> conspicuously void of any Monks when I've visit there.  Being so close to
> the River I know the trees received a lot of salt spray (as much of
> Stratford did even inland) so I wonder if that has affected the food chain
> somehow.  Even the nests along Washington Parkway have been silent much to
> the enjoyment of daughter.  The only group of Monks I have seen were in
> tree along Ferry Boulevard and only on one occasion.  This past weekend I
> did see 5 Monks at Boothe Memorial Park - a much smaller number than
> typically is there. I wonder if the Milford Monks are missing as well?
>
>
> Donna Caporaso
> Stratford, CT
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> From: Mike Warner <mjwarner at optonline.net>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Wilton:Monk Parakeets
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> 1/9/13   Wilton, Schenks Island - 4 Monk Parakeets
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>      10 am -  Birding Schenks Island in Wilton Center this morning, I
> heard a
> familiar raucous chatter approaching me.  4 Monk Parakeets overflew me
> headed
> SE.  I'd almost bet that was a first for WIlton.  It was unusual because I
> birded the Stratford/Lordship area the other day and saw none.
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> Mike Warner
> Wilton Ct.
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