[CT Birds] Yellow rumped warblers South Windsor + more

David Funke dfunke2121 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 13:30:18 EST 2018


I am pretty sure they were still there today, but they flitted around
quickly and with the heavy rains picking up, I was unable to get a photo.
I will probably try again tomorrow.

David Funke, Manchester CT

On Jan 22, 2018 4:32 PM, "Jay Kaplan via CTBirds" <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> The Hartford Audubon Society only owns 10 acres of the Station 43 Marsh in
> South Windsor.  The remainder is private property or is managed by the
> South Windsor Sportsmen's Association.  The part that Hartford Audubon
> owns, upon which a platform has been erected that looks over the marsh, is
> accessed by walking down an old farm track between houses that is called
> the Newberry Road Extension.  One must park carefully on Main Street and
> the track is found opposite the intersection with Newberry Road. The
> yellow-rumped warblers were at the end of Strong Road, north of Station 43
> marsh.  Drive north on Main Street and turn left down another farm road
> opposite the paved portion of Strong Road that goes right off Main Street.
> Drive past the fields and old barns to the end, then walk right up the edge
> of the field.  Listen for warbler chip notes.
>
>
> Jay Kaplan
> Canton
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SARAH FAULKNER via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> To: Monica Nichols <manichols1993 at gmail.com>; ctbirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
> Sent: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 1:31 pm
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Yellow rumped warblers South Windsor + more
>
> Monica asked a good question!  I didn't say where Station 43 was and I
> should: it is a 150-acre nature preserve owned by Hartford Audubon, located
> off Main Street in South Windsor.  It is a wonderful, productive place to
> bird but wear boots!  Please see the information and map for the property
> at the HAS website, http://www.hartfordaudubon.org/sanctuary.htm
>
>
> Sarah Faulkner
>
> Collinsville
>
> > On January 21, 2018 at 6:38 PM Monica Nichols wrote:
> >
> >
> >     Where is station 43?
> >
> >     Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > > On Jan 21, 2018, at 4:18 PM, SARAH FAULKNER via CTBirds wrote:
> > >
> > >    A nice morning/afternoon birding with Jay Kaplan and Jamie Meyers.
> We were especially lucky to find 3 yellow rumped warblers in the edge
> habitat at the end of Strong Road in South Windsor, by the river. Lots of
> birds there -- flickers, downy woodpeckers, a robin, white breasted
> nuthatches, and more.
> > >
> > >
> > >         Station 43 yielded rusty blackbirds, a kingfisher, a pheasant,
> and lots of house and goldfinches.
> > >
> > >
> > >         Desmond's Pond in South Windsor -- at the eastern end of
> Strong Road -- was a green winged teal (thanks John Weeks and Chris Chinni!)
> > >
> > >
> > >         And at Willowbrook Park in New Britain we found 2 ravens and a
> merlin, but, alas, no monk parakeets.
> > >
> > >
> > >         Sarah Faulkner
> > >
> > >         Collinsville
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