[CT Birds] LHP 9-16-13

greg hanisek ctgregh at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 16 19:17:20 EDT 2013

>From Greg Hanisek
9/16 New Haven, Lighthouse Point - Backwards day. 129 total raptors but 100+ from 2-5 pm. Front cleared 12-1 pm. Nice falcon show in last 2 hours. Other birds of note:
1 Common Loon, 1 COMMON NIGHTHAWK, 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 1000 Tree Swallows, 50 Barn Swallows, 5 Bank Swallows, 1 Cliff Swallow,  2 COMMON RAVENS, 275 Cedar Waxwings, 180 BOBOLINKS
Also 2 Whitetail Deer, 1 Striped Skunk
Lots of C Green Darners and Black Saddlebags (too much milling and hunting for a count, but quite a few eaten by falcons) plus a few Swamp Darners and Carolina Saddlebags; scattered Monarchs late in day
Help Fromk Bill Banks, Sol Satin, Dan Barvir, Sara Zagorski, Bill Batsford, Kris Johnson and Matt from the Audubon Shop

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