[CT Birds] LPP Final for Friday

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 11:02:12 EDT 2016

10/14 - New Haven - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 360 migrating raptors
counted:  3 BLACK VULTURES, 72 Turkey Vultures, 9 Osprey, 9 Bald Eagles, 1
Northern Harrier, 119 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 75 Coopers Hawks, 4
Red-shouldered Hawks, 1 Broad-winged Hawk, 22 Red-tailed Hawks, 8 American
Kestrels, 7 Merlins, 10 Peregrine Falcons, 12 unidentified Accipiters, 2
unidentified Buteos, 1 unidentified Falcon, and 5 unidentified raptors.
Also-rans:  36 Canada Geese, 5 Common Loons, 110 American Robins, 235
Red-winged Blackbirds, 3 Purple Finches, 160 Tree Swallows, 100 House
Finches, 1 Eastern Bluebird, 42 Double-crested Cormorants, 2 late Chimney
Swifts, 1 Common Nighthawk.
Best Entertainment:  6 Common Ravens cavorting and arguing their way around
the park for about a half hour.
Thanks to all the great spotters working under total blue sky conditions:
Sol Satin, Don Morgan, Steve Wolter, Marty Moore, Jim Cortina, Lynn James,
Judy Moore, Paul Roberts, Howie Sternberg, and many visitors and

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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