[CT Birds] Mew Gull Photos
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 30 15:37:57 EST 2014
Excellent find! Eye drops or not. Probably a species more rare in CT than Thayer's Gull.
Good things come in threes. What's next, California Gull?!
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> On Jan 30, 2014, at 2:25 PM, "Comins, Patrick" <PCOMINS at audubon.org> wrote:
> Here are some photos of the Mew Gull:
> It was on the Housatonic River with a large flock of mostly Ring-billed Gulls. River Road, Southbury, just east of the intersection with Purchase Brook Road. The flock moves around quite a bit. At times the gulls have been feeding or roosting in the fields on either side of Purchase Brook Road at Mitchell Farm.
> Please do not trespass on Mitchell Farm, or get out of cars on River Road west of intersection with Purchase Brook (signs posted to remain in vehicle).
> Traffic on River Road can travel fast. Bring a scope and some eye drops, and maybe some Tylenol; it doesn't exactly stand out like a sore thumb.
> Patrick Comins, Meriden.
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