[CT Birds] Semifinal Big Weekend bird list

Comins, Patrick PCOMINS at audubon.org
Wed May 27 14:18:20 EDT 2015

Here is the nearly final list of birds seen by all observers over the course of the Big Weekend, May 15-17.  Thanks for the help in fleshing out the list!

Connecticut, US, US-CT
May 15-17, 2015
Protocol: Incidental
209 species (+2 other taxa)

Brant  X
Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
Wood Duck  X
Gadwall  X
American Black Duck  X
Mallard  X
Greater Scaup  X
Common Eider  X     Seen by Jennifer Rycenga, known location.
Surf Scoter  X
White-winged Scoter  X
Long-tailed Duck  X
Bufflehead  X
Common Merganser  X
Red-breasted Merganser  X
Ruddy Duck  X     Dave Tripp, Bantam Lake Friday
Ring-necked Pheasant  X
Ruffed Grouse  X     White Memorial, Michael Doyle, plus unconfirmed reports from Manchester
Wild Turkey  X
Red-throated Loon  X
Common Loon  X
Horned Grebe  X     James Purcell, Penfield Reef 5/17
Double-crested Cormorant  X
American Bittern  X
Great Blue Heron  X
Great Egret  X
Snowy Egret  X
Little Blue Heron  X
Green Heron  X
Black-crowned Night-Heron  X
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  X
Glossy Ibis  X
White-faced Ibis  X     Cemetery in Clinton, seen by Sol Satin and others over the weekend.
Black Vulture  X
Turkey Vulture  X
Osprey  X
Northern Harrier  X     Dan Rottino, Hammonasset 5/16
Sharp-shinned Hawk  X
Cooper's Hawk  X
Bald Eagle  X
Red-shouldered Hawk  X
Broad-winged Hawk  X
Red-tailed Hawk  X
Clapper Rail  X
Virginia Rail  X
Sora  X     Strong Road Per Fran Zygmont
American Oystercatcher  X
Black-bellied Plover  X
Semipalmated Plover  X
Piping Plover  X
Killdeer  X
Spotted Sandpiper  X
Solitary Sandpiper  X
Greater Yellowlegs  X
Willet  X
Lesser Yellowlegs  X
Upland Sandpiper  X
Whimbrel  X
Ruddy Turnstone  X
Red Knot  X
Stilt Sandpiper  X
Sanderling  X
Dunlin  X
Purple Sandpiper  X
Least Sandpiper  X
White-rumped Sandpiper  X
Pectoral Sandpiper  X
Semipalmated Sandpiper  X
Short-billed Dowitcher  X
Wilson's Snipe  X
American Woodcock  X
Laughing Gull  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Iceland Gull  X     Nick Bonomo, Friday, Cornfield Point.
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Least Tern  X
Roseate Tern  X     Seen by Keith Mueller off Circle Beach.
Common Tern  X
Forster's Tern  X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  X
Mourning Dove  X
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  X
Black-billed Cuckoo  X
Eastern Screech-Owl  X
Great Horned Owl  X
Barred Owl  X
Long-eared Owl  X     Per Fran Zygmont
Northern Saw-whet Owl  X     Per Fran Zygmont.
Common Nighthawk  X
Eastern Whip-poor-will  X
Chimney Swift  X
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  X
Belted Kingfisher  X
Red-bellied Woodpecker  X
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  X
Downy Woodpecker  X
Hairy Woodpecker  X
Northern Flicker  X
Pileated Woodpecker  X
American Kestrel  X
Merlin  X
Peregrine Falcon  X
Monk Parakeet  X
Olive-sided Flycatcher  X
Eastern Wood-Pewee  X
Acadian Flycatcher  X
Alder Flycatcher  X     Tina Green White Memorial 5/17
Willow Flycatcher  X
Least Flycatcher  X
Eastern Phoebe  X
Great Crested Flycatcher  X
Eastern Kingbird  X
White-eyed Vireo  X
Yellow-throated Vireo  X
Blue-headed Vireo  X
Warbling Vireo  X
Philadelphia Vireo  X     Frank Gallo/Dan Mercurio, McKinney RR trail 5/17
Red-eyed Vireo  X
Blue Jay  X
American Crow  X
Fish Crow  X
Common Raven  X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  X
Purple Martin  X
Tree Swallow  X
Bank Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Cliff Swallow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
Tufted Titmouse  X
Red-breasted Nuthatch  X
White-breasted Nuthatch  X
Brown Creeper  X
House Wren  X
Winter Wren  X
Marsh Wren  X
Carolina Wren  X
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  X
Golden-crowned Kinglet  X     Per Fran Zygmont  Eli Bunker rd, Cornwall
Eastern Bluebird  X
Veery  X
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush  X
Swainson's Thrush  X
Hermit Thrush  X
Wood Thrush  X
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  X
Brown Thrasher  X
Northern Mockingbird  X
European Starling  X
Cedar Waxwing  X
Ovenbird  X
Worm-eating Warbler  X
Louisiana Waterthrush  X
Northern Waterthrush  X
Blue-winged Warbler  X
Lawrence's Warbler (hybrid)  X
Black-and-white Warbler  X
Tennessee Warbler  X
Nashville Warbler  X
Mourning Warbler  X
Common Yellowthroat  X
Hooded Warbler  X
American Redstart  X
Cape May Warbler  X
Cerulean Warbler  X
Northern Parula  X
Magnolia Warbler  X
Bay-breasted Warbler  X
Blackburnian Warbler  X
Yellow Warbler  X
Chestnut-sided Warbler  X
Blackpoll Warbler  X
Black-throated Blue Warbler  X
Pine Warbler  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  X
Prairie Warbler  X
Black-throated Green Warbler  X
Canada Warbler  X
Wilson's Warbler  X
Eastern Towhee  X
Chipping Sparrow  X
Field Sparrow  X
Savannah Sparrow  X
Grasshopper Sparrow  X
Saltmarsh Sparrow  X
Seaside Sparrow  X
Song Sparrow  X
Lincoln's Sparrow  X
Swamp Sparrow  X
White-throated Sparrow  X
White-crowned Sparrow  X
Dark-eyed Junco  X     A few places per Fran Zygmont
Scarlet Tanager  X
Northern Cardinal  X
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  X
Indigo Bunting  X
Bobolink  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Eastern Meadowlark  X
Common Grackle  X
Boat-tailed Grackle  X     Stratford Great Meadows and Guilford.
Brown-headed Cowbird  X
Orchard Oriole  X
Baltimore Oriole  X
House Finch  X
Purple Finch  X     Several Reports
Pine Siskin  X
American Goldfinch  X
House Sparrow  X

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23645810

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

Patrick M. Comins
Director of Bird Conservation
President, Friends of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Audubon Connecticut
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