[CT Birds] today up here in NW CT.
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Wed Oct 23 19:21:03 EDT 2013
Went birding and picture taking today up here in NW CT.
Winchester Rd, Winchester -
80 Junco spooked up from rd for 100 feet.
Twin lakes - Salisbury - West lake -
9 Rudy Duck, 1 Common Loon.
East lake -
1 Common Loon,
1 Red-throated Loon - early inland, yes?
1 Pied b Grebe
many Yellow-rump Warbs at waters edge
Beaver Dam Rd -Pond
350 + Ring-neck Duck
22 Wood Duck
1- Female Redhead - was much lighter brown than female Ring necks, also had bill ring - 90% sure.
hundreds of C Geese as well.
Pond in Falls Village -
6 Hooded Merganser
2 Black Duck
8 Wood Duck
Cobble Rd Falls Village
7 Rusty Blackbird
Wangum Rd top of Canaan Mt - Hundreds of Junco along Rd - they nest here, but this many must be migrants.
I also encountered many Bluebirds about everywhere...!
Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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