[CT Birds] Stamford gyrfalcon

mjpm3 at aol.com mjpm3 at aol.com
Sat Jan 10 12:06:14 EST 2015


11:30 am off of Soundview Ave I observed a large dark bird flying slowly west obviously different than others.  I was able to scope it and observed a falcon shape being harassed by a herring gull. They were approximately the same size. This ruled out peregrine. I also observed a darker phase, blunted wing tips, thick wings, slow stiff wing beats. 
At Shippan Point now with no further sighting. 

Mike Moccio






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