[CT Birds] Nelson's Sparrow, shorebirds
ctgregh at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 25 18:54:51 EDT 2014
>From Greg Hanisek
9-25 Guilford, East River marshes (part of a fun, damp day with Julian Hough's 5 Brit friends) NELSON'S SPARROW; also one Pectoral Sandpiper.
Madison, Hammonasset Beach State Park - 2 AM. GOLDEN-PLOVERS, 1 Dunlin, 1 Wilson's Snipe. Hybrid heron was present on marsh. One Merlin.
Guilford, Shell Beach marsh - 1 AM. GOLDEN-PLOVER, 2 Pectoral Sandpipers, 6 Dunlin, 2 Short-billed Dowitchers plus 7 other species.
Multiple Ospreys, N Harriers, Coopers Hawks and American Kestrels throughout day.
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