[CT Birds] Hammo Clay-colored Sparrow +

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 14:30:11 EDT 2014

This morning I birded part of Hammonasset Beach SP from 8:20am to 11:30am,
mainly in the campground and the scrub near Middle Beach. It was moderately
birdy with sparrows dominating. Highlights included 11 species of sparrow
including a Spizella sweep (CLAY-COLORED, Chipping, Field, and American
Tree). The Clay-colored was at the edge of the campground adjacent to the
Swan Pond. There was a steady movement of diurnal passerine migrants

Full eBird checklist:

>From Nick Bonomo:
10/30/14 - Madison, Hammonasset Beach SP -- 3 immature LITTLE BLUE HERON
(flyby), 2 WINTER WREN (campground), CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (campground
adjacent to the Swan Pond), NELSON'S SPARROW (West end), 3 WHITE-CROWNED
SPARROW, 75 migrating PURPLE FINCH, 200 migrating PINE SISKIN.

Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT

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