[CT Birds] Stratford/Bridgeport highlights

Nick Bonomo nbonomo at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 21:11:27 EST 2015


A few notes from today:
11/12/15
Stratford, Long Beach - one flyby unidentified peep sp. with mixed
Dunlin/Sanderling flock, not relocated
Stratford, Short Beach - unidentified small white-cheeked goose
(Cackling versus "Lesser" Canada Goose) among Canada Goose flock, 4
Lesser Scaup
Stratford, Stratford Pt - a nice scoter and loon migration midday
today that included all 3 scoter species plus a Bonaparte's Gull, a
NORTHERN GANNET, and a massive flock of 310 SNOW BUNTINGS...full list
on eBird
Bridgeport, Seaside Park - two SNOW GEESE on ball fields among Canada
Geese, adult ICELAND GULL at east end of park

Also, yesterday 11/11/15, a quick drive through Seaside Park in
Bridgeport yielded a juvenile LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL.

A few images of some of today's birds, including the interesting
white-cheeked goose from Short Beach, can be found here:

http://www.shorebirder.com/2015/11/gulls-geese.html


Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT




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