[CT Birds] Dawn Chorus!
angeladimmitt at aol.com
Tue Jul 14 12:33:40 EDT 2015
>From Angela Dimmitt
7/9 New Milford house - woken at 4:30 by passing great blue heron and shortly the dawn chorus began. In order or appearance:- catbird, cardinal, chipping sparrow, veery;
5:15 - house wren, Carolina wren, song sparrow, wood thrush, hummingbird, crow, chickadee, red-eyed vireo;
5:35 - northern waterthrush (or Louisiana in weird alternate song?), white-breasted nuthatch, black-billed cuckoo, titmouse;
5:55 - red-shouldered hawk, blue-gray gnatcatcher, yellow-throated vireo. 20 species
and by 8:00 at the feeders - goldfinch, red-winged blackbird, downy, hairy and red-bellied woodpeckers, bluebird, blue jay and grackle. 28 species altogether. It was rather wonderful!
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