[CT Birds] East Rock results May 6

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 7 06:23:44 EDT 2015

>From Frank Mantlik, with Bill Batsford, Tina Green, John Oshlick, and about 47 others,5/6  New Haven/Hamden, East Rock Park - New Haven Bird Club First Wednesday walk tallied 66 bird species, with these highlights: 5 Wood Ducks, 2 Common Loons, 2 Black-crowned Night-Herons, Cooper's Hawk, scope views of Common Raven nest with 4 large nestlings (and 2 adults), scope views of Peregrine Falcon on rock cliff, 15 species of warblers (nice variety, but low numbers), Rose-breasted Grosbeaks.  Afterwards, A few of us saw a female BLUE GROSBEAK at the CT Trust for Historic Preservation / Regional water works, located on Whitney Ave. across the street from the entrance to Eli Whitney Museum.

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