[CT Birds] Hamden: Fox Sp. & RUBLs Fwd: eBird Report - North Lake Dr., Mar 17, 2014

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Mon Mar 17 10:48:59 EDT 2014


From Arthur Shippee:
03/17 - Hamden:  North Lake Dr. -- Rusty Blackbirds (4 or 5) & Fox Sparrow, mid-morning

ebird for Rusty blitz below.  The male Red-winged Bb's were more standard coloring today, not the odd-mix 1st years I've had recently.

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> Subject: eBird Report - North Lake Dr., Mar 17, 2014
> Date: March 17, 2014 at 10:44:18 AM EDT
> To: ashippee at snet.net
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> North Lake Dr., New Haven, US-CT
> Mar 17, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM
> Protocol: Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz
> 0.0 mile(s)
> Comments:     As before, around our feeders, among laurels under oaks, by Water Co. kettle hole swamp & near Lake Whitney.  Seed on ground:  sunflower & millet.  The kettle hole is still mostly snowy & frozen, but may have some open bits.
> 13 species
> 
> Mourning Dove  1
> Downy Woodpecker  1
> Blue Jay  2
> Black-capped Chickadee  1
> Tufted Titmouse  1
> American Robin  1
> Fox Sparrow  1     9:15 am
> Song Sparrow  1
> Northern Cardinal  2
> Red-winged Blackbird  3     More standard male coloring.
> Rusty Blackbird  4     9 AM:  2 M. (with RWBB).  10:25 AM 2 M + 1 F (w/out RWBB).  At least 3 diff. M (one quite dark), maybe 4.  Feeding on ground.
> House Finch  3     Maybe more.
> American Goldfinch  8
> 
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S17476115
> 
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)




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