[CT Birds] CACC

Beverly Propen bpropen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 12:47:31 EDT 2015

​7/29  Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center   9am-12PM, high tide
receding, overcast,
very hot-90F.
At 9AM, our osprey family was on their nest and the perch.  One adult and 2
juveniles on nest, 1 adult & 1 juvenile on perch.  Around 10am, a fish was
being consumed by 2 juveniles. All are flying now.
On the osprey island is a pair of Willets with a juvenile, as well as 2
Snowy Egrets, remaining on the island the entire morning.  Snowy Egrets
were preening, willets also preening and just sitting.
40+ Purple Martins at the gourds-noisy and active group.
5 Mute Swans, 1 Glossy Ibis fly over.
2 very vocal Fish Crows, Mourning doves, 1 Carolina wren, Mockingbirds,
Starlings, Robins, House sparrows.
Bev Propen, Orange.

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