[CT Birds] CTBirds Digest, Vol 3754, Issue 1
Pam and Phil
goldin-perschbacher at cox.net
Thu Jun 8 23:07:15 EDT 2017
I was also there in the afternoon and saw in addition to the below:
Black? Crowned night heron
Black billed cuckoo
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 17:45:48 -0400
From: Beverly Propen <bpropen at gmail.com>
To: "ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Subject: [CT Birds] CACC
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6/7 Milford, connecticut Audubon Coastal Center, 10am-1PM, high tide
receding, 60F, cloudy/overcast.
At 10 am the female osprey was on the perch preening, til 11:30, male on the
Around 11:30, she began calling, the male flew off the nest and female went
onto the nest. Male flew off and returned with a fish. He ate til 12:25pm,
then brought the rest of the fish to the female, and she took it to the
perch to eat, while male went onto the nest. No drama today.
Nice quiet family scene.
On the marsh, 36 Mute swans, 4 Great egrets, far out.
On the grounds- 6 Purple martins sitting on gourds, Purple martin cam is in
a nest with 2 eggs.
6 Common grackles, 3 Robins, 3 Starlings(2 adults, 1Juvenile), 2 Tree
swallows (house sparrows seem to have taken over the swallow nest box
outside the windows facing the marsh), D.C. Cormorants far out, 2 Red winged
blackbirds, 1 female Cardinal, 2 Mourning doves, Family of House finches (2
adults & 2 juveniles feeding).
Bev Propen, Orange
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