[CT Birds] Comments on Connecticut Christmas Bird Count Snowy Egrets

Stephen Broker ls.broker at cox.net
Tue Dec 16 11:25:06 EST 2014


Snowy Egret has been sighted on Connecticut Christmas Bird Counts 8 times in the last 30 years.  Of these sightings, all were made in coastal count circles except for Hartford’s (northern) report on the 1987-88 CBC.  Here are the Statewide CBC records for Snowy Egret:

1987-88:  New London - 1, 01/02/88
1987-88:  Hartford - 1, 01/02/88
1998-99:  Stratford-Milford - Count Week, 12/27/98
2003-04:  Napatree - 1, 12/21/03
2005-06:  New Haven - 1, 12/17/05
2005-06:  Stratford-Milford - 1, 12/26/05
2006-07:  New London - Count Week, 12/30/06
2009-10:  New Haven - 1, 12/19/09

The Snowy Egret presently at Stratford’s Birdseye Boat ramp is 2 days away from joining this list.  

Steve Broker
Cheshire
  





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