[CT Birds] Absence of Kingfishers? (was nesting Redstarts)

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 13:53:21 EDT 2014


We went up to Wimisink Marsh in Sherman today to see "Angela's Bitterns"
and saw 4 belted Kingfishers on the marsh, so things seem fine for
Kingfishers there, at least.  We also saw the adult Bittern and the three
fledglings very well.

Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
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On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 9:45 PM, Arthur Shippee via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> And, Mary & I saw a Yellow Warbler on the Waite St. bridge over upper Lake
> Whitney, Hamden, this evening, along with 3 baby King Birds bothering a
> parent for food.
>
> I thought I heard a Kingfisher call, but too little to be sure, & not
> repeated.
>
>         e-Bird allows for reporting "0" birds, so if some of you lacking
> Kingfishers would report "0", adding note of their absence from regular
> locales, that would be helpful information.
>
> I'm glad the Tanager was easily nailed, but of course if you have a smart
> phone, you can take video to capture the song, and post it.  I'm not one
> for too many gadgets, but it's good to be conscious of how they can be
> helpful.
>
> On Jul 13, 2014, at 9:09 PM, Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
>
> > And WAY down south in Naugatuck State Forest (Beacon Cap Block,
> Bethany/Naugatuck, New Haven County) the American Redstarts are still
> singing.  The Worm Eating and BT Green Warblers, may have stopped, however.
> >
> > Steve Mayo
> > Bethany
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sunday, July 13, 2014 8:24 PM, Don Morgan via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > From: Paul Desjardins <paul.desjardins2 at gmail.com>
> > To: CT Birds  Submission <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> > Subject: [CT Birds] Birds on  the move
> >
> > " As far as I know they do not nest here"
> >
> > Not sure what you mean by "here" Paul, but they definitely nest  in CT. A
> > couple of weeks ago I had a female Am. Redstart sitting on a nest in
>  Union,
> > with the male dropping off food. I assume that by now they have fledged.
>  I
> > also still hear Redstarts regularly, or have been as recently as 2 days
> ago.
> >
> > Don Morgan,  Coventry
> > mntncougar at aol.com
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