[CT Birds] Portland - Wangunk Meadows

Bill Asteriades bill.asteriades at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 15:15:08 EDT 2013


Rick Macsuga and I explored the flooded wetlands of the Portland Wangunk
Meadows - south end -  and the Portland Fairgrounds this morning.  There
was a nice variety of waterfowl as noted below:

3/30/13 Portland, Wangunk Meadows - 95 Canada Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 14 Wood
Duck, 6 American Wigeon, 65 Black Duck, 24 Mallard, 8 Northern Shoveler, 7
Green-winged Teal, 26 Ring-necked Duck, 2 Common Goldeneye, 5 Hooded
Merg's, 6 Common Merg's and a Pied-billed Grebe.  124 Great Blue Herons
were counted by the rookery.  The fairgrounds had the usual assortment -
highlights follow. Portland, Portland Fairgrounds - 2 drake Eurasian
Green-winged Teal, 6 Northern Pintails and 3 Blue-winged Teal.  51 species
this morning.

Bill Asteriades
South Glastonbury, CT



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