[CT Birds] Greenwich/Stamford Gulls
abrash at ctaudubon.org
Mon Mar 10 15:43:49 EDT 2014
One prays this is not due to some sewage or other effluent spill. Any known reason for the concentration?
From: CTBirds [mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of B Inskeep
Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2014 6:13 PM
To: Stefan Martin
Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Greenwich/Stamford Gulls
I was witness to this a short while ago from Stamford Ave - an incredible sight! Two hours ago there were in excess of 1000 gulls in a relatively concentrated area, a mix of Ring-billed, Herring and Greater Black-backed; also a few Common Goldeneye, Scaup, American Wigeon, Red-breasted Mergansers and many Brant. I only had compact bins in my possession at the time. Surely there is something other than the 3 gulls mentioned.
> On Mar 9, 2014, at 5:51 PM, Stefan Martin <nafets519 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Long Island sound, waters in between Greenwich and Stamford. A tremendous amount of gulls are currently gathering in Long Island sound closer to the Stamford coast. A growing group easily totaling 5,000 birds with a steady stream of gulls adding to the group. Unfortunately everything is too far for identification of species.
> Stefan Martin
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