[CT Birds] Fwd: eBird Report - Naugatuck State Forest - West Block, May 11, 2015

James Winkelmann james.winkelmann at gmail.com
Mon May 11 18:29:40 EDT 2015


Very birdy late morning in Naugatuck, with 12 warbler species - 7 in double
digits -  plus FOY Scarlet Tanagers and Yellow-throated Vireos.  Was hoping
for cuckoos but no luck yet, last season this was a reliable spot for
both.  I was beginning to despair at the warbler #'s this spring but
they've picked up dramatically in the last couple days, today at times
confusing with so many simultaneous songs.

James Winkelmann
Monroe, CT


Naugatuck State Forest - West Block, New Haven, US-CT
May 11, 2015 9:35 AM - 1:20 PM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Beginning on Hunter's Mtn Rd West of Old Highway, birding 1/2
mi. by car; hiked from green gate up to power cut, up the cut, then back.
Then drove up to the parking on left across from fields, hiked from there
to the dirt bike tracks and back. Did not double-count on the way back
unless it was something new, so numbers of common birds likely conservative.
47 species

Turkey Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  9
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  10
Northern Flicker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Yellow-throated Vireo  4
Red-eyed Vireo  9
Blue Jay  7
American Crow  6
Common Raven  1
Tree Swallow  10
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
House Wren  4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  4
Veery  5
Hermit Thrush  2
Wood Thrush  13
American Robin  25
Gray Catbird  20
European Starling  3
Ovenbird  10
Louisiana Waterthrush  2
Blue-winged Warbler  24
Black-and-white Warbler  12
Common Yellowthroat  12
Hooded Warbler  1
American Redstart  20
Yellow Warbler  16
Chestnut-sided Warbler  15
Black-throated Blue Warbler  2
Pine Warbler  4
Prairie Warbler  8
Eastern Towhee  5
Chipping Sparrow  8
Field Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  7
Scarlet Tanager  3
Northern Cardinal  8
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  4
Indigo Bunting  5
Common Grackle  5
Baltimore Oriole  4

View this checklist online at
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23386145

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)



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