[CT Birds] Probable GRAY FLYCATCHER -Cove Is. 10/13

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Sat Oct 14 08:39:20 EDT 2017

Here is a link to Lea Shaw's ebird list with photos:


If any know's Lea, can you please ask them where in Cove Is. Park they saw the bird yesterday?

Frank Mantlik

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> On Oct 14, 2017, at 8:20 AM, Frank Mantlik via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 10/13. An eBird checklist from Cove Is. Park in Stamford by Lea Shaw reported a late Least Flycatcher. This morning, Greg Hanisek and I viewed subsequently attached photos that to us look like one of the western Empidonax species , GRAY FLYCATCHER. Louis Bevier, an expert birder from Maine (and formerly CT) just saw the pix and he agrees with that ID. This would be a first CT record.
> Patrick Dugan is leading a walk at Cove Is. Wildlife Sanctuary this morning. It is unclear at this point if Lea Shaw saw the flycatcher in the wildlife sanctuary, or in the city park proper.
> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
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