[CT Birds] Scoville Resirvoir, Wolcott Dec 3, 2016

Jack Swatt jswattbirds at snet.net
Sat Dec 3 12:46:29 EST 2016


Nothing rare, but good variety and numbers of waterfowl at Scoville reservoir this morning. The water level is really low but seems to be enough to attract ducks. Also along The trail were several golden-crowned kinglets, yellow-bellied sapsucker, and brown creeper. 

Jack Swatt
Wolcott

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> From: ebird-checklist at cornell.edu
> Date: December 3, 2016 at 12:25:54 PM EST
> To: jswattbirds at snet.net
> Subject: eBird Report - Scoville Resirvoir, Dec 3, 2016
> 
> Scoville Resirvoir, New Haven, Connecticut, US
> Dec 3, 2016 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 4.0 mile(s)
> Comments:     Counted waterfowl from dike, then walked loop including Recreation area parking and pavillion.
> 27 species
> 
> Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  103
> Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  3
> Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)  1
> Gadwall (Anas strepera)  2
> American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  1
> Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  38
> Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  150     accurate count with scope from the dike, if anything may be underestimate
> Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  29
> Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)  13
> Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)  9
> Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  12
> Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
> Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  2
> Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
> Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)  1
> Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)  1
> American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  4
> Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  13
> Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  11
> White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  5
> Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)  1
> Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)  3
> Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis)  8
> White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  4
> Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  2
> American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2
> 
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32834428
> 
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)



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