[CT Birds] To Fran, out and about New Hartford
bensilano at netscape.net
Wed Jun 25 18:44:41 EDT 2014
Killdeer are fun birds to watch. The little babies are fun too. Forgive me, I'm new to the game. I know the part of New Hartford where Fran said the Sandpipers are. I've been there and saw Killdeer about two weeks ago. Do the two live in the same areas? Now I want to take a ride over there.
On another note. Saw two Scarlet Tanagers near Bristol's Farm ( on rt 44, canton, near tubing ride pick ). Second time I've seen them in a week's time. The exact spot is a little closer to the Canton Feed store.
On Jun 25, 2014, at 4:36 PM, jaybrd49 at aol.com wrote:
> Taking Nick's response one step further, technically, Killdeer are plovers, family Charadriidae. Spotted Sandpipers are, well, sandpipers, family Scolopacidae. Both birds are in the same order and I'll let you all look that one up!
> Jay Kaplan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Bonomo via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> To: Bensilano <bensilano at netscape.net>
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> Sent: Wed, Jun 25, 2014 12:46 pm
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] To Fran, out and about New Hartford
> Hi Ben,
> Killdeer and Spotted Sandpipers are different species. Check out a field
> Nick Bonomo
> Wallingford, CT
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Bensilano via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> > The Sandpipers definitely have young in the area. Check over at Brown's
> > Corner too. The parking lot is active with Killdeer ( I assume sandpipers
> > and killdeer are the same ). I found a few nests there. Someone roped off
> > one of nests with eggs a month ago. Last egg is gone. I saw adults with
> > lots of babies. The adults do the broken wing act even if you are just in
> > the parking lot. An other place with very active Killdeer is the parking
> > lot of B&D Manufacturing in Canaan.
> > Ben
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