[CT Birds] 10/30 Lake Bethany @Hoadley Rd.

Lesley Roy lesleyroy at mac.com
Fri Oct 30 23:53:36 EDT 2015

3pm afternoon drive & 4ml. walk - spectacular day with lots of activity

Lake Bethany yielded stunning photos of 167 (give or take) Ring-neck Ducks in the center of reservoir with another mixed flock of 50 Ring-neck Ducks @ Hoadley Rd., along with 14 Mallard & 3 Bufflehead (2Male-1Female).  

Also of note:  1 Belted Kingfisher same location & Peregrin Falcon (with 2 left leg tags black #46 & green AX) on a cell tower pole in Westville.

Plus lots of the beauties:  Ruby-crowned Kinglet, White-throated Sparrow, Eastern Phoebe, Eastern Bluebird, Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Red-tailed Hawk, Common Ravens, Common Crows, Jays, Northern Cardinal, etc. 

Lesley Roy
Commissioner Arts, Culture & Tourism City of New Haven
Direct:  203.389.7410
lesley at lesleyroy.com

New Haven Magazine 
Arts Feature & Home Contributing Writer and Photographer
Rare Bird & Nature Photography

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