[CT Birds] Old Lyme CBC-Hammonasset area

twomirers at comcast.net twomirers at comcast.net
Sun Jan 5 23:36:13 EST 2014


Today (Sunday) as part of the Old Lyme-Old Saybrook CBC, 13 birders went slip-sliding away through Hammonasset and SW portion of Clinton.

Highlights: 

4 Brant
Greater Scaup-at least 600 in Clinton Harbor
1 Common Eider
10 Horned Grebe
10 N. Harriers
More Sharp-shinned Hawks (7) than Cooper’s (5)
1 Rough-legged Hawk-light morph
4 Purple Sandpipers
2 Winter Wrens
Over 1300 Am. Robins
Over 50 Yellow-rumped Warblers
1 Pine Warbler
6 Field Sparrows
9 Savannah Sparrow, one of which was Ipswich
1 Clay-colored Sparrow

Notable misses: Snowy Owl, Great Horned Owl, Brown Thrasher, alcids

A total of 74 species

Rob Mirer
Moodus


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