[CT Birds] Wallingford, Durham, Middlefield, & Rocky Hill

Tim Antanaitis timant123 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 17 21:40:20 EDT 2013


Wallingford, Durham, Middlefield, & Rocky Hill
Hooded Mergansers at 5 locations.  
9 Red-tailed Hawks: 0 Red-shouldered Hawks.
 
 
Wallingford, N. Farms Res, New Haven, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Protocol: Stationary
7 species

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
American Wigeon  6    far shore
Mallard  X
Ring-necked Duck  60    estimate
Hooded Merganser  3
American Coot  15    quick count in the cold, probably more

Wallingford MacKenzie Reservoir, New Haven, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:    all song birds near north end of reservoir at parking area
19 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  4
Mute Swan  2
Mallard  2
Ring-necked Duck  3
Hooded Merganser  4
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Song Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  3
sparrow sp.  1    Field or American Tree - leaning towards Field
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X
House Finch  2


Wallingford Whirlwind Hill Rd, New Haven, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 4:05 PM - 4:25 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:    No Cackling Goose or large group of Canada Geese
7 species

Canada Goose  16
Mallard  3
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Killdeer  1
European Starling  500    very rough estimate
Common Grackle  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  10    with starlings, probably many more

Wallingford Pistapaug pond, Middlesex , US -CT
Mar 17, 2013 4:25 PM - 4:30 PM
Protocol: Stationary
1 species

Hooded Merganser  2

Durham Durham Meadows/White Farm, Middlesex, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:    did not see or hear any other birds
1 species

Wilson's Snipe  2


Durham Rte 68 Skate Pond, Middlesex, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 5:20 PM - 5:25 PM
Protocol: Stationary
7 species

Mallard  2
Hooded Merganser  5
Cooper's Hawk  1    large size, broad chest, and straight front edge to wings in flight
Red-tailed Hawk  1
American Crow  X
Eastern Bluebird  1
Red-winged Blackbird  X

Durham Rte 68 Pond, Middlesex, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 5:30 PM - 5:35 PM
Protocol: Stationary
6 species

Canada Goose  2
Ring-necked Duck  6
Bufflehead  3
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Northern Mockingbird  1
Red-winged Blackbird  X

Middlefield, Lyman Orchards, Rte 147 & 157, Middlesex, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 5:45 PM - 5:50 PM
Protocol: Stationary
6 species

Canada Goose  20
Ring-necked Duck  2
Hooded Merganser  19
Dark-eyed Junco  4
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  5

Rocky Hill Meadows, Hartford, US-CT
Mar 17, 2013 6:20 PM - 7:20 PM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
Comments:    No Short-eared Owl
11 species

Canada Goose  23    stopped counting, saw more in flight
Northern Harrier  1    female or juvenile
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Mourning Dove  2    Goff Brook Lane entrance
Vesper Sparrow  1    thin white eye ring, dark boxy U on side of face (pale center of auriculars framed by dark); T intersection/model plane field; possibly a second.  With Savannahs in field at top of "T"
Savannah Sparrow  8
Song Sparrow  1    Goff Brook Lane entrance
Dark-eyed Junco  3    Goff Brook Lane entrance
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X


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