[CT Birds] KING EIDER Harkness SP, 2 Clay-colored Sparrows Hammonassett SP, and others

Jacob Musser jacob.musser at yale.edu
Fri Nov 29 21:29:32 EST 2013

Hey everyone, a few highlights below from a great post-Thanksgiving day 
of birding with Nick Bonomo and Daniel Field.

 From Jacob Musser, Nick Bonomo, and Daniel Field:
11/29/13 - Madison, Hammonassett State Park -- 8:30 AM;  2 Clay-colored 
Sparrows (part of large Junco flock in campground area behind Swan 
Pond), White-crowned Sparrow (Willard's Island), Lapland Longspur 
(grass/gravel next to nature center), Common Eider (end of Moiraine trail).

Stonington, Stonington Point - 1:45 PM; 12 Common Eider

Mystic, Ender's Island - 2:30 PM; 30 Common Eider

Waterford, Harkness State Park - 4 PM; female KING EIDER, walk south of 
main parking lot to the water.  The bird was actively diving and feeding 
on small crabs very close to shore.

Good birding,
Jacob Musser
New Haven

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