[CT Birds] Peregrin & RTHA - Waite bridge & causeway Lake Whitney, Feb 16, 2017
ashippee at snet.net
Thu Feb 16 19:03:24 EST 2017
Hamden, upper Lake Whitney from Waite St. bridge: Peregrin Falcon swearing at Red-tailed Hawk before giving up & flying off. Checklist below.
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> Subject: eBird Report - Waite bridge & causeway Lake Whitney, Feb 16, 2017
> Date: February 16, 2017 at 6:23:50 PM EST
> To: ashippee at snet.net
> Waite bridge & causeway Lake Whitney, New Haven, Connecticut, US
> Feb 16, 2017 4:45 PM
> Protocol: Incidental
> 2 species
> Red-tailed Hawk 1 See note at Peregrin
> Peregrine Falcon 1 Red-tailed Hawk was sitting on the ice, with some prey, while Peregrin stooped and called time after time, to no avail. RTH finally flew with prey to shore under trees, and P finally gave up & flew away.
> ID: Moustache, gray top, size relative to RTH, strong flight & soaring as it left, repeated stooping.
> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S34408888
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