[CT Birds] Yellow-breasted Chat, Lawrence's Warbler and others

Andrew Block ablock22168 at yahoo.com
Sun May 21 22:40:09 EDT 2017

5/21/17 - Babcock Hill Rd. powerline cut, Coventry, CT
4 Turkey Vultures3 Black Vultures1 Red-tailed Hawk4+ Mourning Doves1 Black-billed Cuckoo3+ Chimney Swifts1 Northern Flicker1+ Eastern Kingbird1+ Great Crested Flycatchers1 White-breasted Nuthatch1 House Wren1 Veeryseveral Gray Catbirdsseveral Cedar Waxwings2+ Blue-winged Warblersseveral Yellow Warblers2+ American Redstarts1+ Prairie Warblers3+ Common Yellowthroats1 probably 2 YELLOW-BREASTED CHATS (either there were two or the one moved around very quickly and stealthily)1 Eastern Towhee1 Field Sparrow3 Song Sparrows1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak3+ Indigo Buntings1 Brown-headed Cowbird3+ Baltimore Orioles
- S. Bedlam Rd. powerline cut, Mansfield, CT
several Gray Catbirds2 Blue-winged Warblers1 LAWRENCE'S WARBLER (male giving great views and photo ops)1 Prairie Warbler2 American Redstarts1 Common Yellowthroat1 Scarlet Tanager2 Indigo Buntings
- Natchaug S.F. and Hubbard Sanctuary west of Pumpkin Hill Rd., Chaplin, CT
2 Great Blue Herons1 Black-billed Cuckoo1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird2 Tree Swallows1 Red-bellied Woodpecker3+ Great Crested Flycatchers2 Eastern Kingbirds1 Least Flycatcherseveral Red-eyed Vireos3+ Warbling Vireos1 Black-capped Chickadeeseveral Veerys1 Swainson's Thrush2+ American Robinsseveral Gray Catbirds2 Blue-winged Warblers1 Nashville Warblerseveral Yellow Warblers4+ Cerulean Warblers2 Black-and-white Warblersseveral American Redstartsseveral Ovenbirds3+ Common Yellowthroats1 Hooded Warbler2+ Scarlet Tanagers1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak3 Indigo Buntings4+ Red-winged Blackbirds2 Common Grackles3 Baltimore Orioles
- Shade Swamp Nature Trail, Rte. 6, Farmington, CT
1 Great Crested Flycatcher3+ Veerys1 Pine Warbler4 Ovenbirds1 Swamp Sparrow3 Red-winged Blackbirds
I want to thank the young man, I think his name was Dave (sorry not good with names:-), who told me where to go for the Lawrence's Warbler.
Andrew  Andrew v. F. Block
Consulting Naturalist
20 Hancock Avenue, Apt. 3
Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York 10705-4629
Phone: 914-963-3080; Cell: 914-319-9701 

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