[CT Birds] Hamden: O. Oriole, &c. Fwd: eBird Report - Upper Lake Whitney Cycle, Jun 1, 2014
Arthur Shippee via CTBirds
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Sun Jun 1 21:34:39 EDT 2014
Hamden: Mary & I walked Mather / Waite / Whitney around upper Lake Whitney, and saw a Chipping Sparrow (prob. also seen a few days ago), both Orioles, a King Bird and a Kingfisher, 4! Great Blue Heron, and, among the mob around a hawk, a flash of orange: Baltimore Oriole joining in, adding a bit of color. eBird report only additions to reports of recent days. 40-odd species, and I know I'm missing some songs I don't recognize.
From Arthur Shippee and Mary Porterfield:
06/01/14 - Hamden, Upper Lake Whitney -- Orchard Oriole (M singing), Whitney Ave. bridge, again.
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> Subject: eBird Report - Upper Lake Whitney Cycle, Jun 1, 2014
> Date: June 1, 2014 at 6:58:36 PM EDT
> To: ashippee at snet.net
> Upper Lake Whitney Cycle, New Haven, US-CT
> Jun 1, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.5 mile(s)
> Comments: Adding some birds or other notes to reports of this loop the last few days.
> 15 species
> Wood Duck 3
> Mallard X
> Great Blue Heron 4 Towards Mill River mouth, 3 to the right (E), 1 to the left, seen from Waite St.
> Great Egret 1
> Turkey Vulture 1
> Osprey 2
> Belted Kingfisher X Between Mather & Treadwell, on fallen tree.
> Eastern Phoebe X
> Eastern Kingbird X In a tree on the upper lake peninsula; & near the Waite St. bridge.
> European Starling X
> Chipping Sparrow 1 This is probably the bird I saw a few days ago & marked as sparrow sp., in same location; that also had the rusty cap. In arbor vitae before Atria on Servoss St.
> Orchard Oriole 1 Male singing E side of Whitney Ave. bridge, across street from where singing yesterday.
> Baltimore Oriole 1 Male leaving nest in Elm tree on Waite St. causeway bridge. Probable second male mobbing RTH.
> House Finch X
> American Goldfinch X
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18652692
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
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