[CT Birds] East Rock, Greenwich, Sterling

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Sun May 11 21:37:35 EDT 2014


Passing these along.


 From Mark Scott:
East Rock: 23 warblers species
5/11/14 -- East Rock Park, Hamden -- reports from many observers in many parts of the park at many different times of the day -- green heron (river path), black-billed cuckoo (Giant Steps), common nighthawk (sleeping; Giant Steps), least flycatcher, Eastern wood-pewee, white-eyed vireo (old archery field), yellow-throated vireo, Swainson's thrush (2 together), veery, and the following twenty-three warbler species: Tennessee (College Woods), Nashville, Northern parula, yellow, chestnut-sided, magnolia, Cape May (river path), Blackburnian, black-throated blue, black-throated green, yellow-rumped, prairie, blackpoll, bay-breasted (Trowbridge Drive), black-and-white, American redstart, worm-eating, common yellowthroat, Northern waterthrush, ovenbird, Canada (river path), hooded (2 together), and Wilson's (many).


 From Eileen McKendry, Karen Trepp, Richard and Gillian Trepp:
Greenwich birds
05/10/14 - Greenwich, Audubon Center -- 18 warbler species including Blackburnian Warbler (3+), Bay-breasted Warbler (3), Nashville Warbler (2);  Orchard Oriole.


 From Robert Dixon
Sterling yard
5/11/14 - Sterling yard - 60 species - flyover COMMON LOON, flyover SOLITARY SANDPIPER (second record for yard), SWAINSON'S THRUSH, WOOD THRUSH (2), BLACK VULTURE (7), PURPLE FINCH, VEERY, flyover DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT (18) and COOPER'S HAWK (3). Only had  8 species of warbler.


Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT




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