[CT Birds] Common Loon
northernrail at comcast.net
Sun Jun 22 10:03:34 EDT 2014
I found a Common Loon early this morning about 200 yards SW of Harvey's Beach in Old Saybrook. About 3 weeks ago, we found a dead one nearby in the Plum Bank Marsh. I am wondering if these were a mating pair.
Also lots of Salt Marsh Sparrow activity. The Plum Bank Marsh flooded again the last 2 nights- less than 2 weeks from the full moon tide June 12.
We also have a striking Little Blue Heron in the marsh that we are trying to get pictures of. It has turned full adult plumage except for matching white secondary feathers on each wing.
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