[CT Birds] GBBC results links morning update and missing birds list

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 10:09:51 EST 2013


I had two Canvasbacks at the Mill Pond at Sherwood Island SP yesterday.  I
just submitted the report through eBird a few minutes ago.  I had too many
Black Duck x Mallards, so it may not show up for a while.
Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
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On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 8:04 AM, Comins, Patrick <PCOMINS at audubon.org>wrote:

> It was requested that I send around a list of the "most wanted" species.
>  That is, birds that have been around, or could be around that are missing
> so far.
>
> We stand at 109 species so far, including the good report of a Hoary
> Redpoll that just came in via email, but not yet submitted.   That makes
> two new CT species for the count already, Hoary Redpoll and Bullock's
> Oriole. Not counting the Caspian/Yellow-legged Gull (just kidding, but that
> bird is worth finding again).
>
> The missing species list of species reported in the last 2 weeks on eBird,
> but not yet reported for the count includes:
> Greater White-fronted Goose
> Cackling Goose (a report was mentioned from yesterday, but it hasn't shown
> up in the totals)
> Eurasian Wigeon
> Northern Shoveler
> Northern Pintail
> Canvasback
> Surf Scoter (amazingly)...plus no Black Scoters either in the past 2 weeks.
> (no Ruffed Grouse in February at all)
> Pied-billed and Red-necked Grebes
> Great Egret
> Black-crowned Night-Heron
> (no goshawks in Feb)
> (no Golden Eagles in Feb)
> Northern Harrier (amazingly)
> Rough-legged Hawk (Rocky Hill Meadows hasn't been plowed out)
> Glaucous Gull
> (no Yellow-legged, California, Mew, Ross', Little, Black-headed, Caspian,
> Kelp, Glaucous-winged, Heuglin's, Black-tailed, Slaty-Backed, Vega or Ivory
> Gulls at all in Feb...come-on everyone get busy:-).
> (no other alcids but Razorbill in Feb)
> Short-eared Owl
> Northern Saw-whet Owl
> (no Snowy or Long-eared or Barn in Feb)
> (No Red-headed Woodpeckers in Feb.)
> (no Gyrfalcons in Feb)
> Eastern Phoebe
> Winter Wren
> Golden-crowned Kinglet
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet
> (no Brown Thrashers in Feb)
> (no Bohemian Waxwings in Feb)
> Lapland Longspur
> Pine Warbler
> Yellow-rumped Warbler
> White-crowned Sparrow
> Indigo Bunting
> (no Boat-tailed Grackle for Feb)
> (no Pine or Evening Grosbeaks for Feb)
>
> Thank you all for birding this weekend!  42 species more and we can tie
> last year's record, which would require us finding some really good birds.
>
>
> Patrick
>
>
>
> Patrick M. Comins
> Director of Bird Conservation
>
> Audubon Connecticut
> 185 East Flat Hill Road
> Southbury, CT 06488
>
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>
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