[CT Birds] Female King Eider, Stratford

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 18 14:50:36 EST 2016


Greg Hanisek just called. He just saw the King EIDER fly in somewhat closer to shore and is scoping it now. 2:48pm.
FM

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> On Nov 18, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Frank Mantlik via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 
> I relocated the female KING EIDER (scope needed) off the 3rd jetty West (toward Pleasure Beach, Bridgeport) beyond the parking lot at 1:40. But it flew much farther offshore, and into terrible sunglare. It relanded but very far out, and currently not visible, even with scope. 2pm now.
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> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
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>> On Nov 18, 2016, at 12:17 PM, Nick Bonomo via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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>> There is currently a female King Eider feeding offshore from Long Beach. It is a few jetties down, near where the beach becomes Pleasure Beach, but appears to be working its way in the direction of the parking lot. Tough view, right in the glare. ID more on structure than anything at this point.
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>> Nick Bonomo
>> Wallingford, CT
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