[CT Birds] Milford Point, American Golden Plover (adult)

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 10:25:30 EDT 2015

Hi Charlie,

Just curious, given the date, if you ruled out Pacific Golden-Plover.
It is indeed early for American as you noted, and although it is still
more likely than Pacific, there is a bit of a pattern developing of
July Pacific Golden-Plovers in the northeast US and Atlantic Canada.

Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 9:53 AM, charles barnard jr via CTBirds
<ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> The bird was unusually early. It was standing alone on the outside edge of
> the nesting spit, along the tide line. Showed dusky underwing with no black
> axillary patch in flight.Issued a high, intense sounding call.  Flew to the
> Northeast at about 8:10 am.
> Charlie Barnard Jr
> Stratford
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