[CT Birds] Warbler location help tomorrow

Marty swanhallm at gmail.com
Sun May 12 23:44:11 EDT 2013


Last year on Mother's Day, members if the Western Ct Bird Club saw cerulean warbler on River Road in Kent on the road 

Marty
Woodbury

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On May 12, 2013, at 9:25 PM, Sharon Abner <sharonorganist at hotmail.com> wrote:

> It's been several years since I saw them at the end, but yes, 2-3 places along the way have had them.
>> Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 18:17:35 -0700
>> From: rmharvey at snet.net
>> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
>> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Warbler location help tomorrow
>> 
>> Paul, I'm afraid I have to disagree with you a bit on this one. As a new birder 
>> I went to River Rd in Kent repeatedly for Cerulean Warbler with no success, 
>> every time birding at the END of River Rd.  It was only when I started birding 
>> ALONG the road on the way in that I found Cerulean Warblers reliably.  I find 
>> them at some point along the road every time, but can't remember the last time I 
>> had one at the end.  But that's just my experience.
>> 
>> The most important thing is to know the song and listen for it, no matter where 
>> you are.
>> 
>> Roy Harvey
>> Beacon Falls, CT (but in VT at this particular moment)
>> 
>> 
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Paul Koker <pkoker2011 at charter.net>
>> To: Marty Swanhall <mswanhall at earthlink.net>; Joseph Cala <joejr14 at aol.com>
>> Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
>> Sent: Sun, May 12, 2013 8:30:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Warbler location help tomorrow
>> 
>> Joe,
>> 
>> At the very end of River Road in Kent is one of the most dependable places
>> for Cerulean Warbler.  If you get to Kent head west toward Macedonia State
>> Park on Rte 341 and take an immediate right after you cross the river.  Some
>> of the Kent School buildings will be on your left.  Follow River Road to the
>> very end (there is a parking spot there) and start looking and listening.
>> Good luck!
>> 
>> Paul
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: CTBirds [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of
>> Marty Swanhall
>> Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2013 3:33 PM
>> To: Joseph Cala
>> Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
>> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Warbler location help tomorrow
>> 
>> Have you been to River Road in Kent CT ?  Not exactly how to describe the
>> area but I am sure others on this list will know more.
>> 
>> Marty
>> Woodbury
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On May 12, 2013, at 2:03 PM, Joseph Cala <joejr14 at aol.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> All-
>>> 
>>> Looking for some help on where to go tomorrow to add some warblers to the
>> list.
>>> 
>>> I live in Vernon but have no problem driving anywhere in the state to come
>> up with a 20 species day. Ill make multiple stops for specific birds if it
>> makes sense. 
>>> 
>>> My warbler list so far is fairly pathetic and mostly the common stuff.
>> What I'd like to knock off the list would be: black-throated green,
>> Nashville, Tennessee, Canada, worm eating, cerulean, blackburnian, chestnut
>> sided, Wilson's, prairie, hooded, golden winged, mourning, and cape may
>> would be awesome. I realize many of these are passing migrants so its a hit
>> or miss. 
>>> 
>>> Also should mention that id really like to get some decenct photos of as
>> many as possible. 
>>> 
>>> So any suggestions? I've also never been to places like Bent or East Rock
>> so some directions and specifics would be most helpful. 
>>> 
>>> Thanks!!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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