[CT Daily] 11/04/2008 SNOWY OWL
rmharvey at snet.net
Tue Nov 4 21:37:44 EST 2008
From Mardi & Townsend Dickinson:
11/04 - Norwalk, Manressa Power Plant -- 6:45-7:30AM SNOWY OWL 1st
year, was observed flying around and hunting successfully. The Snowy
Owl then settled down and roosted along the rocky shoreline next to
Norwalk, Calf Pasture Beach -- 2:30PM SNOWY OWL was roosting along the
rocky shoreline across the harbor at the Power Plant. Each time I
noticed as Larry had mentioned a thin wire sticking out its back and
thought it was a transmitter wire for tracking.
From Larry Flynn:
11/04 - Norwalk -- The Snowy Owl was seen on Round Beach, the small
hummock very close to shore off the south west corner off Calf Pasture
Beach Norwalk at 10:45 this morning by Chris Bosak and I. At 11:00
the bird flew west and is currently roosting along the rocky shoreline
across the harbor at the Power Plant, where it was last seen at 12:30,
very scopeable from Calf Pasture Beach.
From Dave Rosgen, w/ John Eykelhoff:
11/04 - Litchfield, N. Shore Rd. (Bantam Lake's N. Bay) -- 5 HORNED
From Dave Rosgen:
11/04 - Litchfield, White's Woods Rd. (White Memorial's Cemetery Pond)
-- 1 female Northern Pintail.
White Hall Rd. (White Memorial's Museum Area) -- 1 Fox Sparrow, 1
Purple Finch, 9 Pine Siskins.
11/3 - Winchester, 121 Laurel Way (Rosgen Wildlife Sanctuary) -- 1
From John Eykelhoff:
11/3/08 - Litchfield, N. Shore Rd. (Bantam Lake's Pt. Folly) -- 1
11/02 - Litchfield, N. Shore Rd. (Bantam Lake's N. Bay) -- 1 BLACK
(Bantam Lake's Pt. Folly) -- 3 RED-NECKED GREBES.
From Hank Golet:
11/04 - Old Lyme, Lord's Cove mudflat -- PECTORAL SANDPIPER 3.
From Carolyn Cimino:
11/04 - Waterford -- the YELLOW BREASTED CHAT is still present at the
same location, pond area path behind Sunset Ribs under Niantic Bridge.
From Bill Banks:
11/04 - New Haven, Lighthouse Point Park hawkwatch -- about 1800 Pine
Siskins, 3 Dickcissels, 22 Purple Finches.
From Frank Mantlik:
11/04 - Westport, Saugatuck Shores -- (06:40) PEREGRINE FALCON sitting
on the Cockenoe Island sandbar.
From SH Johnston:
11/04 - Farmington, Batterson Park Pond -- 1 NORTHERN SHOVELER (f).
From Roy Harvey
11/04 - Derby, Osbornedale State Park -- around 45 Pine Siskins.
From Mardi Dickinson:
11/03 - Westport, Compo Beach -- 2:10PM SNOWY OWL flying by towards
Norwalk Islands a thin wire sticking out its back and thought it was a
From Twan Leenders:
11/03 - Stratford, Lordship Point -- Two "Ipswich" Savanna Sparrows in
with a group of regular Savanna Sparrows in the afternoon.
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