[CT Birds] 15 sp Warblers Nehantic State Forest Lyme

David Provencher davidprovencher at sbcglobal.net
Sat May 4 13:56:42 EDT 2013

Hiked a little over 17 miles in Nehantic State Forest this morning. 14
species of Warbler with best being Prothonotary. The Protho was an
aggressive singing male that flew at my face when I pished at the Norwich
Pond Boat Ramp at 07:55. A check back there at 12:45 failed to relocate it.
Notables for hike:


Pileated Woodpecker (2)

Great Crested Flycatcher (2)

Yellow-throated Vireo (6)

Warbling Vireo (1)

Common Raven (2)

Wood Thrush (6)

Gray Catbird (3)

Blue-winged Warbler (6)

Nashville Warbler (2)

Northern Parula (1)

Yellow Warbler (10+)

Yellow-rumped Warbler (6)

Blackburnian Warbler (1)

Pine Warbler (8)

Black-and-white Warbler (30+)

American Redstart (7)


Worm-eating Warbler (12+)

Ovenbird (conservatively 75+)

Northern Waterthrush (5)

Louisiana Waterthrush (4)

Common Yellowthroat (2)

Eastern Towhee (15+)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1)

Baltimore Oriole (1)


Interestingly no Tanagers yet, No Eastern Kingbird yet, and only one
Baltimore Oriole


Dave Provencher

Naturally New England


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