[CT Birds] Shorebirds SW coast
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 23 15:09:34 EDT 2013
>From Frank Mantlik
7/23 Milford, Milford Point - Eight species shorebirds at high tide, with highlights 3500 Semipalmated Sandpipers, and first-of-season Black-bellied Plover and Sanderling. Many Common and Least Terns.
7/22 Stratford, (East) Broad St. creek near Stratford Marina - Shorebirds at high tide: 38 Greater Yellowlegs, 6 Lesser Yellowlegs, 123 Short-billed Dowitcher including at least 6 of the more colorful hendersoni ("Prairie") race. Similar totals today.
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