[CT Birds] East Rock olive-sided flycatcher; Cape May & 21 other warbler species +
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Sun May 17 18:33:59 EDT 2015
From Mark Scott: 5/17/15 -- East Rock Park, New Haven -- based on reports from many observers, 22 warbler species, including Cape May, bay-breasted, Blackburnian, Tennessee, Canada, Wilson's, magnolia and blackpoll. At least 17 warbler species, including all the foregoing, were found at or near the stone bridge on Trowbridge Drive.
Also ruby-throated hummingbirds (2), Swainson's thrush, veery and white-eyed vireo. Olive-sided flycatcher first seen on Indian Head, then on Farnam Drive (last known location has been posted).
And a fisher (mammal) was found on Trowbridge Drive by Dan Field, who is familiar with the species.
--Marginal Drive, West Haven -- Canada and Wilson's warblers
--Water company property, Hamden (across the street from the Eli Whitney Museum) -- Wilson's warbler
--Downtown and various neighborhoods, New Haven and Hamden -- birds all over, even in small street trees, including least flycatcher, Eastern wood-pewee, Tennessee and black-throated blue warblers, common yellowthroat, scarlet tanager
--Yard, New Haven -- Swainson's thrush (singing); 11 warbler species, including Canada, magnolia, ovenbird and Northern waterthrush (late for the latter species)
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