[CT Birds] December 1907 CBC Connecticut (state wide)

Robert DeCandido PhD rdcny at earthlink.net
Tue Dec 12 12:17:00 EST 2017


New London, Conn. 26 December 1907; 10.30 A.M. to 12.45 P.M. Clear; 
ground bare; wind southwest, light; temp., 40f. Loon, 1; Herring 
Gull, 6; Crow, 1; Tree Sparrow, 4; Song Sparrow, 6; Myrtle Warbler, 
3; Junco, 7; Chickadee, 15; White-breasted Nuthatch, 2; Brown 
Creeper, 1; Total, 10 species, 46 individuals. FRANCES M. GRAVES.

New Haven, Conn. 24 December 1907; 8.30 to 11 A.M.; 2.45 to 4.30 P.M. 
Clear; ground partly snow-covered; wind west, brisk; temp., 42f to 
48f. Loon, 3; Great Black-backed Gull, 1; Herring Gull, 75 ; Old 
Squaw, 3; White-winged Scoter, 1; Ducks, species about 250; 
Red-shouldered Hawk, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 3; Blue Jay, 3; Crow, about 
30; Starling, 25; Purple Finch, 1; Goldfinch, 4; Tree Sparrow, about 
25; Junco, 5; Song Sparrow, 9; Myrtle Warbler, 2; Brown Creeper, 4; 
White-breasted Nuthatch, 3; Chickadee, 22; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 2. 
Total, 20 species, 469 individuals. ALBERT W. HONYWILL, JR.

Hartford Conn. 25 December 1907; 10.45 A.M. to 12.30 P.M. Cloudy; 
ground snow-covered; wind south, light; temp., 40f. Sparrow Hawk, 1; 
Downy Woodpecker, 2; Flicker, 1; Blue Jay, 3; Crow, 29; Goldfinch, 2; 
Tree Sparrow, 2; Brown Creeper, 1; White-breasted Nuthatch, 4; 
Chickadee, 3. Total, 10 species, 48 individuals. ALBERT W. HONYWILL, JR.

Momauguin to South End, East Haven, Conn. 26 December 1907; 3.00 to 
4.30 P.M. Clear; wind light, west; temp., 44f. Loon, 1; Herring Gull, 
31; Red-breasted Merganser, 1; Black Duck, 3; Golden-eye, 14; Old 
Squaw, 3; White-winged Scoter, 10; Crow, 2; Starling, 30. Total, 9 
species, 95 individuals. A. A. SAUNDERS and D. B. PANGBURN.

Lake Saltonstall, New Haven, Conn. 25 December 1907; 9 A.M. to 1.15 
P.M. Clear; ground nearly bare; wind light, southwest. Herring Gull, 
131; Black Duck, 9; Golden-eye, 26; Barred Owl, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 
4; Flicker, 1; Blue Jay, 1; Crow, 28; Starling, 16; Tree Sparrow, 27; 
Field Sparrow, 1; Junco, 12; Song Sparrow, 4; Brown Creeper, 3; 
Chickadee, 52; Golden-crowned Kinglet, 5; Robin, 2. Total, 17 
species, 323 individuals. A. A. SAUNDERS and CLIFFORD H. PANGBURN.

Westville, Conn. 25 December 1907; 9 A.M. Clear; wind light, 
southwest; temp., 34f. Downy Woodpecker, 1; White-throated Sparrow, 
1; Tree Sparrow, 5; Chickadee, 3. 1.30 to 4 P.M. Red-tailed Hawk, 1; 
Screech Owl, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 1; Blue Jay, 7; Crow, 4; Starling, 
30; Purple Finch, 9; Goldfinch, 7; Tree Sparrow, 3; Junco, 8; Fox 
Sparrow, 1; Brown Creeper, 1; Chickadee, 12; White-breasted Nuthatch, 
5; Red-breasted Nuthatch, 1; Bluebird, 1. Total, 17 species, 75 
individuals. MRS. C. A. DYKEMAN.

New Haven, Conn., along west shore from harbor to Woodmont. 25 
December 1907; 9 to 11 A.M. Clear; wind south to southwest; temp., 
32f. Herring Gull, 100-200; Old Squaw, 7; White-winged Scoter, 1; 
Ruddy Duck, (?), 1; Great Blue Heron, 1; Blue Jay, 2; Crow, 27; 
Starling, 100; Meadowlark, 7; Goldfinch, 3. Total, 10 species, about 
300 individuals. P. L. BUTRICK.

Sand Spit to Colonial Inn Cove, Orange, Conn. 24 December 1907; 9.15 
A.M. to 12.30 P.M. Clear; ground nearly bare; wind strong, southwest; 
temp., 42f. Herring Gull, 393; American Golden-eye, 3; Old Squaw, 12; 
White-winged Scoter, 1; Horned Lark, 2; Crow, 6; Starling, 10; Tree 
Sparrow, 1; Song Sparrow, 1; Fox Sparrow, 1; Chickadee, 2. Total, 11 
species, 432 individuals. D. B. PANGBURN, CLIFFORD H. PANGBURN and A. 
A. SAUNDERS.

Edgewood Park and Mitchell's Hill, New Haven, Conn. 25 December 1907; 
9.05 A.M. to 1.10 P.M. Clear till noon; ground nearly bare; wind 
light, southwest; temp., 30f. Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1; Hairy 
Woodpecker, 1; Downy Woodpecker, 4; Blue Jay, 10; Crow, 29; Starling, 
12; Purple Finch, 8; Goldfinch, 5; Pine Siskin, 2; Tree Sparrow, 18; 
Field Sparrow, 10; Junco, 3; Song Sparrow, 5; Fox Sparrow, 1; Myrtle 
Warbler, 1; White-breasted Nuthatch, 7; Chickadee, 42; Golden-crowned 
Kinglet, 2; Robin, 1; Bluebird, 1; Total, 20 species, 163 
individuals. D. B. PANGBURN.

New Haven, Conn., (Pine Rock). 25 December 1907; 11.15 A.M. to 12.15 
P.M. Partly cloudy; ground patched with snow; wind southwest, light; 
temp., 40f. Downy Woodpecker, 2; Crow, 7; English Starling, 2; Junco, 
8; Chickadee, 5. Total, 5 species, 24 individuals. HAROLD M. FOWLER.

Bristol, Conn. 25 December 1907; 8.30 A.M. to 12 P.M. Clear; calm, 
then cloudy; 43f; northwest light breeze at noon; ground covered, old 
crusty snow nearly bear one's weight; temp., 22f. Sparrow Hawk 
[Kestrel], 1; Downy Woodpecker, 1; Blue Jay, 5; Crow, 3; Goldfinch,1; 
Tree Sparrow, 7; White-breasted Nuthatch, 2; Chickadee, 15. Total, 8 
species, 35 individuals. FRANK BRUEN.

South Norwalk, Conn. 25 December 1907; 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. Weather 
clear; warm; ground bare, no frost. Herring Gull, 40; Downy 
Woodpecker, 4; Blue Jay, 11; Crow, 12; Starling, 40; Goldfinch, 2; 
Purple Finch, 2; White-throated Sparrow, 1; Tree Sparrow, 21; Junco, 
2; White-breasted Nuthatch, 4; Chickadee, 26; Brown Creeper, 2; 
Robin, 1; Bluebird, 3. Total, 15 species, 171 individuals. WILBUR F. 
SMITH and REDDINGTON DAYTON.



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