[CT Birds] Gleanings from the region
mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri May 13 17:43:39 EDT 2016
Food for thought on this rainy afternoon.Verified reports from the northeast:
Maine: ANCIENT MURRELET (5/13) and RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD (5/12) both at Seal Is. NWR. Also LITTLE EGRET continues, Falmouth.
New York: WILSON'S PLOVER (5/11) Democrat Point, Suffolk County (Long Island), BICKNELL'S THRUSH (5/12 Staten Is.).
Massachusetts: WHITE-WINGED TERN (5/8) Race Point, Cape Cod.
New Jersey: FORK-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Assunpink through at least 5/7), CURLEW SANDPIPER (Heislerville through today), BICKNELL'S THRUSH (Cape May). Newfoundland: GRAY HERON (5/7)
Migration can present some surprises. Keep your eyes to the skies.
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