[CT Birds] Lighthouse Point Hawkwatch Friday

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 21:17:10 EDT 2016

9/2 - New Haven - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 32 migrating raptors
Osprey - 16
Northern Harrier - 2
Bald Eagle (adult) - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Cooper's Hawk - 1
American Kestrel - 6
Merlin - 4
Unidentified Accipiter - 1
In addition, many local raptors were observed, including Red-shouldered
Hawks, Red-tailed Hawks, Turkey Vultures, an adult Bald Eagle, and several
Osprey.  10 species of raptors was a nice way to begin the season!
Other migrants included 2 Yellow Warblers, 6 Warbler sp., 3 Blue-grey
Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Kingbirds, 2 Red-breasted Nuthatches, 2
Unidentified Shorebirds, 200 Laughing Gulls, 50 Common Terns, 50 Bobolinks,
170 Red-winged Blackbirds, 67 Cedar Waxwings, 133 Chimney Swifts, 160 Barn
Swallows, 530 Tree Swallows, 12 American Goldfinches, 4 Double-crested
Cormorants, 2 Great Blue Herons.
In the park were Fish Crow, Carolina Wren, BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, Canada
Geese, Blue Jay, Mourning Dve, Northern Flicker, Eur. Starling,
Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch, Northern Mockingbird,
Great-crested Flycatcher, Eastern Wood Pewee, and Purple Finch.
Many thanks to Bil Banks, Steve Mayo, and Sol Satin!

The Rev. Dana L. Campbell
Priest in Charge, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Middletown CT
dana.l.campbell at gmail.com

"...they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into
pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall
they learn war any more."  Is 2:4

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