[CT Birds] 8/28 - Sandy Pt

Alex Burdo aburdo10 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 20:54:33 EDT 2013


Jim Orrico and I spent a nice couple of hours birding Sandy Point in New
Haven this evening. We noted nine shorebird species, although the
previously-reported Baird's Sandpipers were not among them.

Highlights:

3 YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON
1 Clapper Rail
45 Black-bellied Plover
22 Semipalmated Plover
1 Spotted Sandpiper
1 Greater Yellowlegs
4 Ruddy Turnstone
1 RED KNOT
85 Sanderling
43 Semipalmated Sandpiper
3 Least Sandpiper
1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL -- 1st cycle
1 SALTMARSH SPARROW


Alex Burdo
Fairfield



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