[CT Birds] Common Grackle flock of hundreds just here in Washington, CT

Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz rsdmayo at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 27 21:00:41 EST 2017


That is an incredibly remarkable total for a backyard! 

At Lighthouse Point Park, I believe the biggest estimate in November was 3 million.  Can you imagine if THOSE, had alighted?
Steve MayoBethany



      From: John D Babington via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
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Amazing. The largest flock of Common Grackles I have ever seen arrived here on South St in Washington, CT and then left. They were still frantically flying about the house here. I am at at loss to determine numbers I saw but I suspect that there were likely some where in area of 1,000 plus. It was amusing seeing them mob my solo black-oiled sunflower feeder.
David W BabingtonWashington, CT
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