[CT Birds] CBC New Haven; December 1907

Robert DeCandido PhD rdcny at earthlink.net
Sun Dec 10 20:09:51 EST 2017


New Haven, Conn. 24 December 1907. Lighthouse Point to Mamoguin. 
Time, 8.45 to 11.30 A.M. Clear, occasional snow flurries; one inch of 
snow on ground; brisk northwest wind; temp., 10f. Herring Gull, 200; 
White-winged Scoter, 6; Ducks (kind?), 40; Red-tailed Hawk, 1; 
Red-shouldered Hawk, 1; Hawk (kind?), 2; Crow, 21; English Starling, 
16; Meadowlark, 20; Redpoll, 4; Tree Sparrow, 5; Song Sparrow, 1; 
Chickadee, 4. Total, 11 species, 321 individuals. A. A. SAUNDERS, A. 
W. HONYWILL and D. B. PANGBURN.
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New Haven, Conn. [25 December 1907]. An effort was made by five 
members of the New Haven Bird Club to cover the best sections of bird 
country in and about New Haven. Fierce northwest wind; thin clouds 
covering sun; one inch of snow; temp., 18f to 22f. The results follow:

I. Edgewood Park and Mitchell's Hill. Time, 8.15 A.M. to 12.30 P.M. 
Red-tailed Hawk, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 3; Flicker, 1; Phoebe, 1; Blue 
Jay, 11; American Crow, 1; English Starling, 2; Redpoll, 11; 
Goldfinch, 1; Tree Sparrow, 6; Field Sparrow, 1; Slate-colored Junco, 
4; Song Sparrow, 5; Myrtle Warbler, 3; Brown Creeper, 5; 
White-breasted Nuthatch, 6; Chickadee, 21; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 3; 
Bluebird, 1. Total, 19 species, 87 individuals. The Phoebe mentioned 
above has been in the park since November 25. Last year one was in 
the same locality from December 21 to March 10. On December 26, 4 
Pine Siskins and 1 Northern Shrike were in the Park. CLIFFORD H. PANGBURN.

II. East Haven and Lake Saltonstall. Time, 8.30 A.M. to 1. P.M. 
Herring Gull, 26; Black Duck, 87; Red-tailed Hawk, 1; Sharp-shinned 
Hawk, 1; Hairy Woodpecker, 1; Flicker, 1; American Crow, 10; Blue 
Jay, 2; English Starling, 4; Meadowlark, 6; American Crossbill, 4; 
Goldfinch, 2; Tree Sparrow, 78; Slate-colored Junco, 16; Song 
Sparrow, 1; Brown Creeper, 2; White-breasted Nuthatch, 1; 
Red-breasted Nuthatch, 2; Chickadee, 34; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 17. 
Total, 21 species, 299 individuals. A. A. SAUNDERS.

III. West Rock Park and Wintergreen Sap. Time, 8.20 A.M. to 12.20 
P.M. Red-tailed Hawk, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 1; Blue Jay, 2; American 
Crow, 5; English Starling, 2; Goldfinch, 30; Tree Sparrow, 3; Field 
Sparrow, 1; Slate-colored Junco, 6; Song Sparrow, 1: Myrtle Warbler, 
1; White-breasted Nuthatch, 1; Chickadee, 13. Total, 13 species, 67 
individuals. DWIGHT B. PANGBURN.

IV. New Haven to West Haven. Time, 9. A.M. to 1.30 P.M. Distance 
covered, twelve miles. Herring Gull, 20; Red-tailed Hawk, 1; Downy 
Woodpecker, 1; Flicker, 1; Blue Jay, 6; Crow, 7; English Starling, 6; 
Slate-colored Junco, 3; Song Sparrow, 1; White-breasted Nuthatch, 1; 
Chickadee, 3. Total, 11 species, 50 individuals. A. W. HONYWILL.

V. Prospect Hill to Pine Rock. Time, 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. Downy 
Woodpecker, 1; American Crow, 3; Junco, about 20; Song Sparrow, 2; 
Brown Creeper, 2; White-breasted Nuthatch, 3; Chickadee, 3; 
Golden-crowned Kinglet, 1; Bluebird, 3. Total, 9 species, about 8 
individuals. BERNARD E. LEETE.


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