[CT Birds] Snowy owl at Sikorsky airport now

Loretta Ward loretct at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 17 12:30:16 EST 2017



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> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:52:41 -0500
> From: "Christopher Loscalzo" <closcalz at optonline.net>
> To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] New Haven CBC Highlights
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> 12/16/17:  Highlights of the New Haven Christmas Bird Count, held today,
> included: Snow Goose (several locations), Cackling Goose (Woodbridge),
> Common Eider (Brazos Road, East Haven), Northern Gannet, Black-crowned
> Night-heron, American Kestrel, Clapper and Virginia Rail, American
> Oystercatcher (Brazos Road), American Woodcock, Iceland Gull (Oyster River
> mouth), Snowy Owl (Brazos Road jetty, quite possibly the bird that was seen
> at Long Wharf in New Haven the past few days), Eastern Phoebe, Chipping
> Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow (Woodbridge, same location as observed two
> weeks ago), and Rusty Blackbird.  122 species in total.  Thanks to all who
> participated.
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> Chris Loscalzo,
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> Woodbridge
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> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:27:16 -0500
> From: Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
> To: Birds CT <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] CBC highlights request
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> I wish to thank Chris Loscalzo for promptly posting a summary with highlights of today?s New Haven Christmas Bird Count. Well done all.
> But it would be nice to read on this listserve the highlights of the other Counts that took place today, and that will take place tomorrow or in the coming weeks. Thank you in advance to the various compilers and/or participants.
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> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
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> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:33:55 -0500
> From: Arthur Shippee <ashippee at snet.net>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] NYTimes: An Ancient Step Toward Modern Birds
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> Just because you read this doesn?t mean you can count it on the CBC. 
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> P.S., I got some Rusties & a Carolina Wren for our CBC here in Hamden.  Good luck to all of you on yours. 
>     Arthur Shippee. 
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> Here's a story from The New York Times that I thought you'd find interesting:
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> Anchiornis was a feathered dinosaur, about the size of a pigeon and incapable of flight. Its wings say a lot about how birds came to be.
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> An Ancient Step Toward Modern Birds https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/15/science/anchiornis-dinosaurs-birds.html
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> Read More...
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> Get The New York Times on your mobile device
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:28:23 -0500
> From: Audubon Bent <bentoftheriver at gmail.com>
> To: CT Birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Woodbury - Roxbury CBC highlights
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> We're missing reports from 3 good areas still, but overall a good count for
> the amount of ice we had in the circle.
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> Highlights include : Cackling Goose, Snow Goose, Bufflehead, Northern
> Pintail, Northern Shoveler, Ruddy Duck, 4 Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, 2
> Northern Saw-whet Owls, 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Vesper Sparrow, 2 Rusty
> Blackbird
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> No warblers, and surprisingly no Wood Duck reported.
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> Ken Elkins
> Audubon Center at Bent of the River
> Southbury
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:35:27 -0500
> From: leslieameredith at aol.com
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Sherwood Island east walk Kestrel
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:44:51 -0500
> From: John Oshlick <john.oshlic at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Hammo - OC Warbler and Oriole
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> Hammo - 1 OC Warbler and 1 Baltimore Oriole just south of middle beach
> bathroom.
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> John Oshlick
> Bethany
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:16:31 -0500
> From: Timothy L Thompson <twodogs77 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Old Lyme - Rough-legged Hawk
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> 12-17-2017 - 7am - Old Lyme - ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (presumed light juvenile), BALD EAGLES (2 adults), NORTHERN HARRIER, RED-THROATED LOON, COMMON LOONS (5), RED-TAILED HAWK, SWAMP SPARROW, GADWALL, BUFFLEHEADS along with the usual duck species for this local. Chilly with light winds.  Beautiful early winter sunrise viewing with spectacular colors.
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> Timothy L. Thompson
> Norwich, CT
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:33:46 -0500
> From: Joseph Cala <joseph.e.cala at gmail.com>
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: [CT Birds] Snowy Owl - Long Wharf Pier New Haven
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> Owl out on the concrete past the end of the pier.
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:50:30 -0500
> From: John Oshlick <john.oshlic at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [CT Birds] Hammo - Black-and-white Warbler
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> Hammo - 1 Black-and-white Warbler and 1 pine warbler near Tunxis Bathroom
> in campground area
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> John Oshlick
> Bethany
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:58:29 -0500
> From: Bev <bpropen at gmail.com>
> To: Ct Birdlist <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Fox sparrow
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> Orange backyard- Returned from visiting the grandkids & had our Fox sparrow show up this morning- nice surprise.
> I don't know if it's the same one but we usually get one each winter.  
> Bev propen , Orange. 
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> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:25:14 -0500
> From: Timothy L Thompson <twodogs77 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Old Lyme Rough-legged Hawk Correction
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> Sorry folks for not stating exact location of birds listed on previous post. They were viewed from Smith Neck Road boat launch via the viewing platform.
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> Timothy L. Thompson
> Norwich, CT
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