[CT Birds] Finally pine siskins

Kathy Edwards kathycoed at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 12:29:22 EST 2015


Kathy Edwards
New Canaan yard
Approx 24 goldfinch and 6 pine siskins under and on my feeders

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>   1. Re: Tufted Duck update (Tina and Peter Green)
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:49:30 -0500
> From: Tina and Peter Green <petermgreen at hotmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Tufted Duck update
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> Actually I found several Greater and one Lesser Scaup    as well as 1 Ring-necked Duck,11 Horned Grebes,many Hooded Mergansers,1RB Merganser,Eurasian Wigeon,American Wigeon,Gadwall,Canada Geese,American Coot,American Black Duck,Mallards,Buffleheads,Common Goldeneye pair. So there is still a nice diverse group of waterfowl to see up close.
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> Tina Green
> Westport
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:55:53 -0500
> From: Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
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> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Tufted Duck update
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> It is low tide now (9:30am). Probably when the tide gets high (3:30pm), the rising salt water will break up the ice to allow more waterfowl ( and hopefully the Tufted Duck) to return.
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> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
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>> On Feb 24, 2015, at 9:11 AM, Tina and Peter Green via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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>> Captain's Cove is almost completely frozen over so there are very few ducks except mostly Mallards and the Eurasian Wigeon.No Scaup whatsoever. Maybe when things thaw out(who knows when that will be!) the Tufted Duck might return. Keep checking any flocks of Scaup and Ring-necked Ducks.
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>> Tina Green
>> Westport
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:47:00 -0800
> From: Carrier Graphics <carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Blue in Bluebirds
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> Hi Kevin
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> About the male B Bird you notice. What you may be noticing is color change due to lighting. The color blue-esp in BBirds is a refractive process. Blue is reflected off their feathers when light hits it. A Bluebird in poor dark light can show very little blue, while in bright sunlight they just pop with bright blue.
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> Paul Carrier - Harwinton 
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> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:17:11 -0500
> From: cllongmore <cllongmore at cox.net>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Turkeys
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> 10 under the feeders this morning
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> Claudia longmore?
> Wethersfield?
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