[CT Birds] 10/25 - Hammonasset -- American Pipits, Clay-colored Sparrow, Royal Terns

Gina Nichol gina at sunrisebirding.com
Tue Oct 25 11:57:53 EDT 2016

An attempted exercise walk at Hammonasset State Park this morning yielded a
Clay-colored Sparrow (parking lot near rotary), 2 Royal Terns seen feeding at
the mouth of the Hammonasset River and 3 American Pipits (carefully
scrutinized!).  Ebird report below.
Gina Nichol
Branford, CT
Hammonasset Beach SP, New Haven, Connecticut, US
Oct 25, 2016 8:10 AM - 10:03 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
35 species

Brant  6
Common Loon  1
Double-crested Cormorant  5
Great Egret  6
Osprey  1
Cooper's Hawk  1
Black-bellied Plover  6
Killdeer  1
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Ring-billed Gull  8
Herring Gull  12
Great Black-backed Gull  3
Royal Tern  2     Two fishing at mouth of Hammonasset River. Large terns w
forked tail
Mourning Dove  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Merlin  1
Monk Parakeet  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  6
Horned Lark  4
Tree Swallow  110
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
American Robin  8
Northern Mockingbird  1
American Pipit  3     Nature center parking lot
Yellow-rumped Warbler  4
Clay-colored Sparrow  1     Well marked face pattern w finely streaked crown and
eyeline behind eye. Pale legs and bill.  Along the eastern edge of parking lot
near the rotary.
White-throated Sparrow  2
Savannah Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  8
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  24
House Finch  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32223407
Gina Beebe Nichol
Sunrise Birding LLC
Worldwide Bird Watching Tours & Wildlife Safaris
PO Box 274, Cos Cob, CT 06807
gina at sunrisebirding.com
USA 203.453.6724

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