[CT Birds] Monk Parakeets in Milford

Jo-Anne Roberts jmrcnslt at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 10 18:09:41 EST 2013

in Milford

From: jmrcnslt at hotmail.com
To: lpbausher at comcast.net; ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Subject: RE: [CT Birds] Monk Parakeets in Milford
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:09:03 -0500

I used to visit a friend who owned a house on Melba Street (sold it before Storm Irene!). 

They were nesting in the trees on the east end of Melba.

I enjoyed waking up in the morning to the sound of the Monks overhead and walking around on a tin roof. 

Mansfield Center

> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> From: LPBausher at comcast.net
> Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:26:42 -0500
> Subject: [CT Birds] Monk Parakeets in Milford
> To complement Gary's post earlier today, we recorded Monk sightings  
> at two locations in Milford on Dec 22 during the Stratford-Milford  
> Christmas Bird Count.  A flock of 15 seen about 9:00 am from the  
> Buckingham Ave causeway at Gulf Pond, and another of 26 seen at 11:00  
> am from the Calf Pen Meadow & School.
> Larry Bausher
> West Haven
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