[CT Birds] LPP Friday

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 15:35:16 EDT 2017


10/20 - New Haven - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 153 migrating raptors
counted: 7 Turkey Vultures, 2 Osprey, 3 Northern Harriers (incl. 1 Gray
Ghost), 2 Bald Eagles (juvies), 56 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 39 Cooper's Hawks,
7 Red-tailed Hawks, 16 American Kestrels, 8 Merlin's, 3 Peregrine Falcons,
7 Unidentified Accipiters, 3 Unidentified Raptors.

Also migrating: 45 Canada Geese, 170 Red-winged Blackbirds, 2 Common
Ravens, 2 American Pipits, 15 Cedar Waxwings, 25 Finch sp., 30 House
Finches, 150 American Robins, 3 Eastern Bluebirds, 56 Cowbirds sp., 110
Tree Swallows, 42 Double-crested Cormorants, 2 Common Loons, and 1 probable
Common Nighthawk.

Thanks to Julian Hough, Carol Goertz, Jim Corrina, Sol Satin, Matt Male,
Howie Sternberg, Marty Moore, Judy Moore, Ed Haesche, and visitors from
Massachusetts Margo and Joel.  They did a great job picking birds out of
excruciatingly blue skies.



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