[CT Birds] CACC
bpropen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 19:58:47 EDT 2017
8/16 Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center, 10am-1PM, sunny, 84F, mid
tide , receding.
Very busy today with visitors- many are first time visitors.
On the marsh:
3 juvenile Yellow crowned night herons-one got chased away by our osprey.
2 osprey juveniles and the 2 adults were on the nest and flying through the
marsh all morning-did not see any of them fishing or eating.
2 Snowy Egrets, 2 Great Egrets, 16 American Black ducks, 38 Mute swans, a
flock of "peeps"-but i couldn't identify them in flight, Ring billed gulls.
On the grounds- 4 Starlings, 5 Common Grackles, 5 Mourning doves, 5
juvenile and female Red winged blackbirds, 1 Cardinal, 1 House finch, 1
Song sparrow, 28 House sparrows.
Bev Propen, Orange
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