[CT Birds] Westport warbler highlights plus
Tina and Peter Green
petermgreen at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 6 10:36:36 EDT 2013
I birded the pine grove at Sherwood Island for a short time this morning. I have never seen such warbler/migrant activity here before. It reminded me of Monhegan Island in Maine and I added a few new birds to my Westport and Sherwood Island list. This would have been a good day to have other birders to see all the birds frantically feeding on the ground, mid-level, and high in the trees.The big surprises were the Nashville and Cape May Warbler. Here are my highlights before having to leave for work.
9/6/13- Westport- Sherwood Island SP-
2 Eastern Wood-Peewee,Eastern Phoebe,2 Great Crested Flycatcher,Eastern Kingbird,2 Red-eyed Vireo,7 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,Swainson's Thrush, 4 Black-and- white Warbler,Nashville Warbler,10 Common Yellowthroat, 12 American Redstart, Cape May Warbler,Northern Parula,2 Magnolia Warbler,Yellow Warbler, Canada Warbler,30 American Goldfinch feeding on the White Spruce cones.
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