[CT Birds] Norwalk Kite!

Anthony Zemba ajzemba at gmail.com
Thu May 30 22:53:05 EDT 2013


I had a  juvenile Mississippi Kite fly over the Turkey Hill Preserve in
Orange, CT this morning at about 0900 hours heading east.
Seems like there are multiple birds in the area with excellent chances of
more sightings to come.


Anthony Zemba
Durham, CT


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Nick Bonomo <nbonomo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Great sighting Brendan, congrats.
>
> The warm, southerly flow of the next couple days should pump more
> Mississippi Kites into southern New England, so keep an eye out. Especially
> notable would be full adult birds, as it would be great to locate any
> breeding kites in CT.
>
> Another southern rarity to watch for is Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, which
> will turn up in CT sooner or later (probably sooner).
>
> Don't find anything too good until next week though, since I'm out of town.
> :)
>
> Nick Bonomo
> Wallingford, CT
> www.shorebirder.com
>
>
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Brendan Murtha <bmskua at sbcglobal.net
> >wrote:
>
> > I just had a MISSISSIPPI KITE pass over my yard in Norwalk, CT, not 5
> > minutes
> > ago.  The bird was being mobbed by grackles and was heading north.  I ran
> > in to
> > grab my camera, but the time I got out the bird had passed over the
> > treeline and
> > out of sight.
> >
> > Funny, when I first saw the bird I thought it was a Nighthawk - an
> > unusually
> > large Nighthawk.
> >
> > Definitely my most amazing birding moment in my yard, ever.
> >  -Brendan
> >
> >
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