[CT Birds] Suffield WMA -- 236 Broad-wings, 2 Meadowlarks
Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz
rsdmayo at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 25 23:20:05 EDT 2014
I didn't spend too much time checking on HawkCount, but am wondering if that is perhaps a Connecticut daily record for Broad-wings, for the spring?
From: John Weeks <aerie.john at cox.net>
To: ctbirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 4:24 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Suffield WMA -- 236 Broad-wings, 2 Meadowlarks
A nice Broad-wing flight, beginning around 11 o'clock.
Apr 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Observers: John Weeks and Dick Haas
Canada Goose 1
Ring-necked Pheasant 1
Double-crested Cormorant 8
Great Blue Heron 5 Four adults on nests, one per nest.
Osprey 3, one or more may have been migrants (there is a nest on a cell-tower visible from the site)
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 All migrating north along with Broad-winged Hawks.
Cooper's Hawk 1 Probably a resident bird.
Bald Eagle 2 Unsure whether they were migrants or not. Bald Eagles nest locally.
Broad-winged Hawk 236 All migrating north through the area.
Red-tailed Hawk 2 Resident birds.
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
American Kestrel 2
American Crow 2
Fish Crow 1
Tree Swallow 6
Barn Swallow 2
Field Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 2
Eastern Meadowlark 2
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