[CT Birds] Birding Old Saybrook

Sarah Faulkner sffaulkner at comcast.net
Sun May 5 21:33:36 EDT 2013


Lovely day driving the shore in Old Saybrook, and a kayaking trip on the 
Oyster River.

> Old Saybrook, Oyster River, Middlesex, US-CT
> May 5, 2013 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 5.0 mile(s)
>37 species
>
> Canada Goose  1
> Mute Swan  10
> Mallard  2
> Ruddy Duck  8     rafted up in harbor on outside of South Cove, seen from 
> bridge Rt 154.  Blue bills on drakes clear
> Double-crested Cormorant  8
> Great Egret  6
> Snowy Egret  3
> Glossy Ibis  1
> Turkey Vulture  1
> Osprey  4
> Red-tailed Hawk  2
> Greater Yellowlegs  1
> Willet  6
> Herring Gull  10
> Forster's Tern  1
> Mourning Dove  2
> Belted Kingfisher  1
> Northern Flicker  1
> Monk Parakeet  3
> Blue Jay  2
> American Crow  2
> Northern Rough-winged Swallow  10
> Purple Martin  3
> Tree Swallow  5
> Bank Swallow  2
> Barn Swallow  12
> Black-capped Chickadee  1
> Tufted Titmouse  2
> American Robin  3
> European Starling  1
> Ovenbird  1
> Song Sparrow  1
> Northern Cardinal  1
> Red-winged Blackbird  30
> Common Grackle  6
> Purple Finch  2
> House Sparrow  4
>
> View this checklist online at 
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S14006150
>
Sarah Faulkner, Collinsville





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