[CT Birds] Gull frenzy

Mike Warner mjwarner at optonline.net
Sat Mar 16 15:07:42 EDT 2013


3/16/13 -  Large number of Gulls west of Long Beach as seen with Patrick. 
Hard to estimate these numbers.  With the Gulls feeding on top of the water 
were Brandt, Black Ducks, Common Goldeneye etc.  Also, one adult Northern 
Gannet resting on the water at the first jetty left of the entry toll booth.
     Two American Oystercatchers continue at Milford Point.

Mike Warner
Wilton CT.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Comins, Patrick" <PCOMINS at audubon.org>
To: "CT Birds List" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 16, 2013 2:05 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Gull frenzy


> The gull frenzy off Long Beach is getting underway.  There were thousands 
> of gulls feeding offshore, along with good numbers of the expected 
> waterfowl mixed in.  Mostly Ring-billed but at least one adult Iceland 
> Gull, but probably two different individuals.  One seemed to be white 
> winged and the other gray winged, but they were pretty far out.
>
> Patrick Comins, Meriden.
>
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