[CT Birds] Middlesex Shorebirding

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Sat Sep 3 16:30:51 EDT 2016


9/3/16 6:00-11:30 A.M.North Cove, Old Saybrook: 2 White-rumped Sandpiper in with a flock of peeps.  Also of note 1 Sora (well seen walking along marsh edge), 1 Clapper Rail, Forster's Terns.Menunketesuck flats, Westbrook: 3 Short-billed Dowitcher, 1 Red Knot among the typical shorebirds.  Also, a Merlin took a low pass at the shorebirds and then perched briefly at the top of a tall tree.McKinney NWR Salt Meadow Unit, Westbrook: Not much here (tide was getting high at this point) except for a few Greater Yellowlegs and peeps.  Also 2 Red-breasted Nuthatch.
Dan CimbaroColchester, CT


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