[CT Birds] Tips on viewing the Western Tanager

sunbirdjan at cox.net sunbirdjan at cox.net
Mon Dec 21 13:10:07 EST 2015


Thanks for posting.   Interesting information.   Jan
---- Peter DeGennaro via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote: 
> For those looking for the Western Tanager this week, the bird has been
> feeding from apples in a backyard of a house on Burwell Street in New
> Haven. When I arrived, there was a group looking at the bird at a distance
> from Milton Street (where it's easiest to park). But I eventually found
> that a grass patch off Burwell Street right next to the apple tree gave
> close views. This patch is still within Peat Meadow Park. Here's a record
> shot of the bird, but I know others got some nice shots:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/connecticutpete/23508188999
> 
> Later, it flew to Oakley St before flying further east. There are crabapple
> trees along Oakley. Interestingly, another Western Tanager that was found
> this week in PA was also feeding on apples.
> 
> Peter DeGennaro
> Naugatuck
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