[CT Birds] Meriden birds 1886

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Tue Feb 16 14:34:25 EST 2016


Meriden birders with a quiet evening might want to enter this list onto eBird as historical sightings.

On Feb 16, 2016, at 1:55 PM, Kathy Van Der Aue via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> Very interesting!  Thanks for posting it.  I noted with sadness the
> reference to the Passenger Pigeon.  Also interesting that White-throated
> Sparrows were migrants whereas now they are present all winter, and the
> note about the House Sparrow.  Joel Allen's little comment at the end "Of
> course it is incomplete..." makes me wonder what else should be on the list.
> 
> 
> Kathy Van Der Aue
> Southport, Connecticut
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> 
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Melissa Baston via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
>> My cousin sent me the link below, a quick read of one man's findings
>> (uncommon/common) birds occurring in Meriden in 1886.  I thought it may be
>> of interest to some Meriden birders.
>> 
>> A list of the birds of Meriden, Conn
>> <http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/100447662/details>
>> 
>> Format
>> 
>> Book; Online; EBook
>> 
>> Creator
>> 
>> Platt, Franklin
>> 
>> Publication Date
>> 
>> 1887
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Melissa Baston
>> 
>> Cheshire
>> 
>> 
>> 
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