[CT Birds] Piping Plovers

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 17:58:26 EDT 2014


Hi Tom,

Piping Plovers are quite rare in CT in late October. A count of five at
this time of year is exceptional. Also, they generally shun rocks in favor
of sand and mudflat. A description of the birds (and how Semipalmated
Plover was eliminated) is probably warranted here.

Thanks,
Nick


Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT
www.shorebirder.com


On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:47 PM, fran holloway via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> From Tom Holloway
>
> Sachem's Head - 9:00 am.  5 Piping Plovers on rocks, then flew  away.  At
> least two had belts, but definitely not Semi-Palms.  No sign  of Royal
> Terns
> or any terns.
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