[CT Birds] Friday at Lighthouse Point Park

Dana Campbell dana.l.campbell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 20:20:21 EDT 2018

9/7 - New Haven - Lighthouse Point Park Hawkwatch - 53 raptors migrating:
37 Osprey, 3 Northern Harriers, 1 juvie Bald Eagle, 2 Cooper's Hawks, 6
American Kestrels, 2 Merlins, 1 Peregrine Falcon, and 1 Unidentified

Small migrants included: 1 flyover Snipe, 120 Red-winged Blackbirds, 70
Bobolink, 400 Cedar Waxwings, 13 Chimney Swifts, 12 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers,
23 Canada Geese, 10 Cormorant sp., 9 American Goldfinches, 9 Barn Swallows,
115 Tree Swallows, 1 DICKSCISSEL, and 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds--one
seen through the scope perching on a snag!

In the park were Carolina Wren, Blue Jay, Kildeer, 3 Great Egrets,
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Thank you Sol Satin), Red-bellied Woodpecker,
Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, 2 Black-crowned Night Herons (Thank you
Howie Sternberg), Northern Cardinal, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull,
Ring-billed Gull, Rock Pigeon, Eur. Starling, a local Cooper's Hawk and
local Osprey with fish.

Thanks to Howie Sternberg, Lynn James, and Sol Satin.

The Rev. Dana L. Campbell
Interim Rector, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Middletown CT
dana.l.campbell at gmail.com

“For a lack of attention a thousand forms of loveliness elude us everyday.”
―Evelyn Underhill, *Mysticism: a Study in the Nature & Development of
Spiritual Consciousness*

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