[CT Birds] Glastonbury, Portland and Rocky Hill - various
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Sun Mar 24 19:27:04 EDT 2013
I did some local birding this morning in the Glastonbury, Portland and
Rocky Hill area. Highlights follow:
3/24/13, Portland, Wangunk Meadows - 2 AMERICAN WOODCOCK flushed while
walking and 2 singing WINTER WRENS. Also, 2 OSPREYS on a nest and an
active Barred Owl. The Great Blue Heron rookery had 116 nests with 82
Herons. Portland, Portland Fairgrounds - 6 NORTHERN PINTAIL (3 drake and 3
hens) and 2 BLUE-WINGED TEAL continue. Glastonbury, Private Property - 3
AMERICAN PIPITS and 2,500 black birds (2/3 red-winged and 1/3 grackle).
Rocky Hill, Rocky Hill Meadows - 1 VESPER SPARROW continues. There were
many wood ducks in all areas with a total of 49 for the morning.
If interested, following is a link for some pictures taken today -
South Glastonbury, CT
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