[CT Birds] CTBirds Digest, Vol 3675, Issue 1

Bev bpropen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 13:18:52 EDT 2017


Hi Larry.  
Great pictures!  Thanks for sharing.  I'm going to look into those trees.  
Bev


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>   1. Robins and Waxwings! (lpflynn at optonline.net)
>   2. Barnes boat launch, Enfield (Danforth, Mark E (Mark))
>   3. Night-Herons (Tina and Peter Green)
>   4. 14 acre pond Norwalk (Jalna Jaeger)
>   5. Dead woodcock Greenfield Hill, Fairfield (Tony Eason)
>   6. Green winged Teal (Wilson, Francis)
>   7. Greenwich point Park (Jeffrey Sonshine)
>   8. More Oystercatchers (Tina and Peter Green)
>   9. 3rd Time's A Charm? (Chad Seewagen)
>  10. Piping plover and Oustercatcher.. Milford Point (William Banks)
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:02:21 GMT
> From: <lpflynn at optonline.net>
> To: "ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>,
> Subject: [CT Birds] Robins and Waxwings!
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> Last evening around sunset, two hundred or so American Robins found our 25 foot tall American Holly Tree and started feeding on the berries, a Coopers hawk flushed them several times before dark and eventually they all called it an evening.
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> This morning at first light the two hundred or so Robins and fifteen?Cedar Waxwings started in again and devoured every single holly berry in about two hours time, it was an incredible sight.
> We still have a winterberry tree for them to finish off.
> Food sources for these two species is very hard to come bye these days with the snow covered ground, I'm glad we could help them out.
> I did manage a few photo's and a short video to share.
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> https://www.flickr.com/photos/120139598@N08/?
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> https://youtu.be/odKmw9B0mhU
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> Best,
> Larry Flynn
> Norwalk, CT
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:03:21 +0000
> From: "Danforth, Mark E (Mark)" <danforth at ofsoptics.com>
> To: Ct Birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Barnes boat launch, Enfield
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> 54 Wood Duck, even split male/female. 
> 22 Common Merganser, 19 Canada Goose , 70+ Mallard. Herring and Ring-billed Gulls. All the waterfowl were along the far side of the river. 
> Mark Danforth, Tolland
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:23:46 +0000
> From: Tina and Peter Green <petermgreen at hotmail.com>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Night-Herons
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> Bridgeport-Captains Cove ( from the cove "proper" and the end of Arthur Street)- 8 adult Black-crowned Night-Herons along with 275 Lesser Scaup,only 1 Greater Scaup 
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> Tina Green
> Westport
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:46:39 -0400
> From: Jalna Jaeger <jalnabird at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] 14 acre pond Norwalk
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> Jalna Jaeger, and David Callan Norwalk
> Several pairs of green winged teal, a northern shoveler pair, and wood
> ducks. Two female kingfishers having a noisy discussion , and flying from
> tree to tree.
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:12:17 +0000 (UTC)
> From: Tony Eason <aaeason at yahoo.com>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Dead woodcock Greenfield Hill, Fairfield
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> Found a dead, headless woodcock with fox tracks around it. ?Couldn't figure out if fox did it or something else got first.
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:43:23 +0000
> From: "Wilson, Francis" <frank.wilson at yale.edu>
> To: "ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Green winged Teal
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> Two drakes in the inlet to Morris Creek in New Haven in my neighborhood this afternoon, briefly. A springtime pleasure.
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> Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:56:17 -0400
> From: Jeffrey Sonshine <jeffrey.sonshine at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Greenwich point Park
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> 1. About 100 Brant Geese on one side of the Point and another 50 on the
> other side.
> 2. 3 Hooded Mergansers
> 3.  6 Robins
> 4. 1 Eastern Phoebe who looked very tired. We got to within 8- 10 feet.
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> Message: 8
> Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:33:52 +0000
> From: Tina and Peter Green <petermgreen at hotmail.com>
> To: ct birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] More Oystercatchers
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> Westport-Cockenoe Island-6 American Oystercatchers seen from Compo Beach.
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> The Double-crested Cormorants and the Great Black-backed Gulls are already staking out their territory on Goose Island. I saw about 50 GBBGs and 30 DCCOs come off the island when an adult Bald Eagle flew by.
> Also had 2 Great Blue Herons fly in off LI Sound and a Northern Gannet.
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> Tina Green
> Westport
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> Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:06:32 -0400
> From: "Chad Seewagen" <cseewagen at greathollow.org>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] 3rd Time's A Charm?
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> Ok, trying one more time after some technical difficulties...
> I am looking for information on nesting dates of Ovenbirds in Connecticut
> for 2 research projects that I am working on. This can include observations
> of active nests, eggs, nestlings, a flushed female, etc. Anything. If you
> are a birder who keeps a journal/field notes and you have any notes about
> instances when you came upon an active Ovenbird nest anywhere in the state,
> I would be very interested to know the dates. Even a single observation
> would be helpful. Many thanks!
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> Chad Seewagen
> Sherman CT
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> Message: 10
> Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:29:17 -0400
> From: William Banks <semismart9 at aol.com>
> To: Ct Birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Piping plover and Oustercatcher.. Milford Point
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> 3 oystercatchers and one piping plover at the Point.. Seen with Bill Batsford..
> Bill Banks..
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