[CT Birds] 7/25 Salisbury & Colebrook
David Tripp Jr
dtrippjr at comcast.net
Thu Jul 25 21:47:22 EDT 2013
Most of the warblers and "northern" breeders become very silent up this way....FYI
On Jul 25, 2013, at 9:33 PM, Tim Antanaitis wrote:
> I missed an incredible number of species in CT during this spring migration because it was my busiest time
> ever at work and every day I went out on a weekend the weather did not cooperate. So I decided to try
> to track down a few of these FOY species in NW CT after checking a large number of reports from July
> of this year, because I figured they are on territory by July. Mt. Riga Rd and Mt. Washington Rd in
> Salisbury (my first visit) produced my FOY 1 Canada and 10 BT Blue Warblers (yes, I did not have BT
> Blue for the year yet). I checked Colebrook: Durst Rd. (MDC West Branch Area), Litchfield County,
> Connecticut, US -- the title from Dave Rosgen's 7/2 (7:15 pm) entry in which 10 Magnolia Warblers
> were reported. I was there about the same time today (5 pm, cool, overcast), but I saw/heard none.
> After crossing over the dam, I walked south on Hogback Rd (from Durst Rd) along the river all the way
> to where Hogback meets with Riverton Rd. Then I retraced my steps all the way back to the dam. 2.8
> miles round trip on Hogback. I do know they are rare nesters in NW CT, but 0 for 10?
> Questions: How could I not have even seen/heard one Magnolia if there were 10 here on 7/2? Do they
> not stick around after the nesting season like every other warbler does? Perhaps they were not on
> territory on 7/2? Dave - was I in the right place or did you have a permit to walk in the No Public Entry
> area on the other side (west) of the river? This is driving me crazy. Any answers anyone?
> Tim Antanaitis
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