[CT Birds] Bstn Hlw/Yale Forest, Tue 5-16, 3 FOY including a first for me

Mntncougar at aol.com Mntncougar at aol.com
Tue May 16 20:46:57 EDT 2017


3 FOY, Yellow-throated Vireo, Wood Thrush and Swainson's  Thrush, first 
ever for me in BHYF. Birds were already very active at 6:30 AM,  probably sick 
of all the rain.
 
Thrush pics:
 
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j9fkvp55jz6mc7m/AAA0LgLqsmtuHNIlq8fe8Yv0a?dl=0
 
Thrush song recording (In Boston Hollow no one ever sings alone  so some 
friends on here too):
 
_https://www.dropbox.com/s/ypfogz1nkxbqaoe/BH%205-16-17%2C%20Swainsons%20Thr
ush170516_02%20170516_03%20merge.mp3?dl=0_ 
(https://www.dropbox.com/s/ypfogz1nkxbqaoe/BH%205-16-17,%20Swainsons%20Thrush170516_02%20170516_03%20merge.mp
3?dl=0) 
 
Boston Hollow/Yale Forest, Windham, Connecticut, US
May 16, 2017 6:30 AM  - 1:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
8.0 mile(s)
60 species

Turkey  Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Broad-winged Hawk   2
Mourning Dove  14
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied  Woodpecker  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  5
Downy Woodpecker   3
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Pileated  Woodpecker  1
Least Flycatcher  2
Eastern Phoebe   15
Great Crested Flycatcher  4
Yellow-throated Vireo  1   FOY, same location as last 2 years
Blue-headed Vireo   24     Best year for them I've seen. Can be heard from 
almost any  location along a 4 mile drive.
Warbling Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo   3
Blue Jay  12
American Crow  1
Common Raven  2
Tree  Swallow  3
Black-capped Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse   10
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Winter Wren  1
Eastern  Bluebird  2
Veery  19
Swainson's Thrush  1   FOY and first ever for me in Boston Hollow, pics and 
song  recordings obtained
Hermit Thrush  6
Wood Thrush  3   FOY, singing
American Robin  15
Gray Catbird   10
Ovenbird  25
Louisiana Waterthrush  5
Northern  Waterthrush  8
Blue-winged Warbler  3
Black-and-white  Warbler  18
Common Yellowthroat  12
American Redstart   2
Magnolia Warbler  3
Blackburnian Warbler  6
Yellow  Warbler  15
Chestnut-sided Warbler  4
Black-throated Blue  Warbler  3
Pine Warbler  5
Yellow-rumped Warbler   1
Black-throated Green Warbler  20
Canada Warbler  7
Chipping  Sparrow  30
Song Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  9
Scarlet  Tanager  24
Northern Cardinal  4
Rose-breasted Grosbeak   3
Red-winged Blackbird  3
Common Grackle  5
Brown-headed  Cowbird  15
Baltimore Oriole  6
American Goldfinch   5

View this checklist online at  
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36919923

Don Morgan
Coventry,  Ct


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