[CT Birds] Oct 3 - Lighthouse Point: 3 Red-headed Woodpeckers, Thrasher, Blackpoll

Gina Nichol gina at sunrisebirding.com
Mon Oct 3 12:32:15 EDT 2016


The Sunrise Birding Bird with BIRD walk this morning at Lighthouse Point Park
tallied 61 species with some nice highlights -- 3 Red-headed Woodpeckers
including 2 adults showing well and a juvenile, a quickly departing Brown
Thrasher, Blackpoll Warbler and an assortment of raptors.  Ebird list below:
 
Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, Connecticut, US
Oct 3, 2016 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.75 mile(s)
Comments:     Sunrise Birding Bird with BIRD walk at Lighthouse Point.  With
Gina Nichol and Frank Mantlik assisting Steve Bird.
61 species

Common Loon  1
Double-crested Cormorant  4
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  2
Turkey Vulture  X
Osprey  1
Northern Harrier  1
Sharp-shinned Hawk  2
Cooper's Hawk  5
Bald Eagle  1
Broad-winged Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Laughing Gull  2
Ring-billed Gull  6
Herring Gull  4
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Mourning Dove  15
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-headed Woodpecker  3   
   2 adults and a juvenile.  Juvenile flew with a flock of Blue Jays heading
north around the harbor.  2 adults gave great views as the walk was ending.
 They perched atop a tree in the sun and were viewed via scopes from the hawk
watch.
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker  3
American Kestrel  1
Merlin  2
Peregrine Falcon  1
Eastern Phoebe  6
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  35
American Crow  6
Fish Crow  2
Tree Swallow  25
Barn Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  6
Tufted Titmouse  1
Red-breasted Nuthatch  7
White-breasted Nuthatch  4
House Wren  2
Carolina Wren  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
American Robin  8
Gray Catbird  10
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  25
American Pipit  1     flyover at hawkwatch after some people left.
Cedar Waxwing  35
Common Yellowthroat  4
Yellow Warbler  3
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
White-throated Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  4
Swamp Sparrow  6
Northern Cardinal  2
Red-winged Blackbird  6
Common Grackle  7
House Finch  5
American Goldfinch  4
House Sparrow  10

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S31872388

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
 
Gina Beebe Nichol
Sunrise Birding LLC
Worldwide Bird Watching Tours & Wildlife Safaris
PO Box 274, Cos Cob, CT 06807
gina at sunrisebirding.com
www.sunrisebirding.com
USA 203.453.6724
 


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