[CT Birds] Bstn Hlw/Yale Forest; 5-23-17; 3 BB Cuckoos, Swainson's Thrush

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Tue May 23 20:51:22 EDT 2017


Area seemed more lively today with decent weather. 3 BB  Cuckoos, 2 
probably same ones I saw 2 days ago, now foraging together. Another  Swainsons.
 
Boston Hollow/Yale Forest, Windham, Connecticut, US
May 23, 2017 7:10 AM  - 2:10 PM
Protocol: Traveling
8.0 mile(s)
59 species

Turkey  Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Broad-winged Hawk   1
Mourning Dove  15
Black-billed Cuckoo  3     2  in same field as 2 days ago, now foraging 
together, feasting on tent  caterpillars. 
At one point they were 5 feet apart on the same branch. 3rd  bird in new 
location, very active and calling continuously. (Very soft  voice).
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker   6     Another black-capped female today. 
Different location from  previous birds.
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Pileated Woodpecker   1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Least Flycatcher  2
Eastern  Phoebe  12
Great Crested Flycatcher  8     One by  the side of the road, apparently 
gathering nesting materials (fallen pine  needles)
Blue-headed Vireo  8
Warbling Vireo  7
Red-eyed  Vireo  15
Blue Jay  10
Common Raven  1
Tree  Swallow  4
Black-capped Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse   10
Brown Creeper  1
Winter Wren  2
Blue-gray  Gnatcatcher  2
Eastern Bluebird  1
Veery  15
Swainson's  Thrush  1
Hermit Thrush  1
Wood Thrush  2
American  Robin  15
Gray Catbird  12
Cedar Waxwing   3
Ovenbird  30
Louisiana Waterthrush  2
Northern  Waterthrush  3
Blue-winged Warbler  2
Black-and-white  Warbler  8
Common Yellowthroat  12
American Redstart   2
Magnolia Warbler  2
Blackburnian Warbler  7
Yellow  Warbler  10
Chestnut-sided Warbler  7
Black-throated Blue  Warbler  1
Pine Warbler  4
Yellow-rumped Warbler   1
Black-throated Green Warbler  14
Canada Warbler  4
Chipping  Sparrow  8
Song Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  8
Scarlet  Tanager  10
Northern Cardinal  7
Rose-breasted Grosbeak   2
Red-winged Blackbird  3
Common Grackle  1
Brown-headed  Cowbird  15
Baltimore Oriole  10
American Goldfinch   6

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http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37101386


Don Morgan
Coventry,  Ct


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