[CT Birds] Hamonassett

Christina Clayton claykol at att.net
Sun Apr 17 20:15:34 EDT 2016



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> On Apr 17, 2016, at 12:25 PM, Beverly Propen via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
> Judy Moore and I birded Hamonassett this morning.  Beautiful day and lots
> of cool birds.  Did not see the Vesper sparrow.
> One lone Horned Lark, and 1 Little Blue heron were highlights. 4 Seal
> sightings- end of Cedar Trail, and one popped its head up near the Meigs
> nature center trail along shore. If I missed any sightings, Judy will add
> to it.
> Attached is the ebird report.
> 
> Hammonasset Beach SP--Meig's Point Parking Lot/Marshes, New Haven,
> Connecticut, US
> Apr 17, 2016 9:10 AM - 11:10 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> about 1.0 mile(s)
> Comments:     birded Willard's island trail, cedar trail , marshes and shore
> 33 species (+1 other taxa)
> 
> Brant  X
> Mallard  1
> scoter sp.  7     far out, on Long island sound
> Red-breasted Merganser  7
> Common Loon  1
> Northern Gannet  2     flying at end of Cedar trail
> Double-crested Cormorant  2
> Great Cormorant  2
> Little Blue Heron  1     in marsh at end of Cedar trail
> Osprey  X
> American Oystercatcher  2     at end of cedar trail
> Ruddy Turnstone  1
> Ring-billed Gull  X
> Herring Gull  X
> Great Black-backed Gull  2
> Mourning Dove  X
> Northern Flicker  2
> Blue Jay  X
> American Crow  4
> Horned Lark  1     at end of Cedar trail on beach
> Tree Swallow  40     approximate number-many nest boxes occupied and birds
> flying
> White-breasted Nuthatch  2
> American Robin  X
> Northern Mockingbird  2
> White-throated Sparrow  2
> Savannah Sparrow  7
> Song Sparrow  4
> Eastern Towhee  1     male on willards island trail
> Northern Cardinal  X
> Red-winged Blackbird  X
> Common Grackle  X
> Brown-headed Cowbird  2
> House Finch  1
> House Sparrow  X
> 
> Bev propen, Orange
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