[CT Birds] Milford Northern Harrier plus
Tina and Peter Green
petermgreen at hotmail.com
Sat May 18 17:40:09 EDT 2013
5/18/13- Milford- CT Audubon Coastal Center tower- Northern Harrier hunting over the marsh, 5 Gadwall
Lots of shorebirds now at almost high tide including 150 Semipalmated and 50 Black-bellied Plovers,1 White-rumped,1 Spotted,12 Least and 150 Semipalmated Sandpipers, 75 Dunlin, 7 Short-billed Dowitchers,4 Willets,25 Ruddy Turnstones.
These are conservative estimates. Shorebirds were on the sandbars, on exposed mudflats,and in the marsh in the grass. Kayakers having been pushing ducks and shorebirds up as they paddle through the channels.
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