[CT Birds] Hamden: upper Lake Whitney

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Thu May 5 18:03:39 EDT 2016

GBHE nest still there, & same for Osprey nest.  FOY:  Swifts, Orchard & Baltimore Orioles, & a bunch of Waxwings.  

e-bird report below, and of course the usual suspects (I wasn't keeping track well enough to make a full report).  

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: ebird-checklist at cornell.edu
> Subject: eBird Report - Upper Lake Whitney Cycle, May 5, 2016
> Date: May 5, 2016 at 5:38:45 PM EDT
> To: ashippee at snet.net
> Upper Lake Whitney Cycle, New Haven, Connecticut, US
> May 5, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.25 mile(s)
> 12 species
> Great Blue Heron  1     On the nest for a bit, but left before I got scope set.
> Great Egret  2     Web Brook cove, corner of Waite & Whitney
> Black Vulture  2     All 4 vultures roughly together heading NNW over Mather St.
> Turkey Vulture  2
> Osprey  1     Only saw one.  It began in the nest, flew from, & returned after a minute.  (Since I had just set up the scope, and couldn't scan the sky, there's a small possibility of trading places, but I doubt it.)  Nest has some newer green material from last week.
> Red-tailed Hawk  1
> Chimney Swift  2     FOS, around E. end of Waite St. causeway.
> Eastern Phoebe  1
> Gray Catbird  1
> Cedar Waxwing  17     On apple tree by pool in North Lake Dr.
> Orchard Oriole  1     FOY:  Both oriole species on flowering tree in first yard E. of Waite St. causeway.
> Baltimore Oriole  2     FOY:  Both oriole species on flowering tree in first yard E. of Waite St. causeway.
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29425312
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

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