[CT Birds] LPP Friday

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 10:07:04 EDT 2014

>From Dana Campbell et. al.:
9/19/14 - New Haven - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 190 migrating
raptors of 12 species counted, including: 2 BLACK VULTURES, 2 PEREGRINE
FALCONS, 47 Osprey, 70 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 13 Cooper's Hawks, 6 Bald
Eagles, 21 American Kestrels, 4 Broad-winged Hawks, 6 Merlins, and a slew
of unidentified raptors in the blue sky conditions.  Also seen migrating
were 9 ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 450 Tree Swallows, 280 Cedar Waxwings, 8
Palm Warblers, 9 Blue-grey Gnatcatchers, 14 Warbler species, 1 American
Pipit, 1 Common Loon, and others.  In the park were 4 Common Nighthawks, 1
COMMON RAVEN, 1 Scarlet Tanager, several not yet migrating TVs, a
Red-shouldered Hawk, and several local Red-tailed Hawks.
Many thanks to intrepid observers Lynn James, Sol Satin, Howie Sternberg,
Matt Handi, Marty Moore, and Flo McBride.

The Rev. Dana L. Campbell
Priest in Charge, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Middletown CT
dana.l.campbell at gmail.com

"In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence."
Robert Lynd

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