[CT Birds] CACC

Beverly Propen bpropen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 19:15:27 EDT 2014


​8/13  Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center,  9-1PM, low tide rising,
around 75F, rainy, windy then just cloudy.
At 9AM there were no ospreys seen.  At 10:35 1 Adult osprey was on the
nest.  At 11:45AM 2 Ospreys appeared on the perch- 1juvenile and 1 adult,
each with their own fish, eating.
4 juvenile HOUSE FINCHES were sitting on the deck railing to get out of the
rain.
2 YELLOW CROWNED NIGHT HERONS-1 adult & 1 juvenile, in marsh.
2 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 6 MUTE SWANS, 4 SNOWY EGRETS, 1 GREAT EGRET, 12
MALLARDS,
 2 D.C. CORMORANTS. 1PEREGRINE FALCON-fly by the windows. Mixed flock of
200+ SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS & LEAST SANDPIPERS.
4 NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRDS-2 were eating the berries on the Arrowwood
viburnum, 1 looking rather drenched was resting on a bird feeder, and the
other in grass,.
8MOURNING DOVES, TREE SWALLOWS, PURPLE MARTINS, SONG SPARROWS, COWBIRDS,
STARLINGS, CARDINALS, HOUSE SPARROWS.
Bev Propen, Orange



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