[CT Daily] 11/09/2008 Snowy Owls

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Sun Nov 9 22:02:12 EST 2008


 From Frank Mantlik:
11/09 - Norwalk, Calf Pasture Beach Park, 7 - 11 am -- SNOWY OWL
present on jetty the whole time, to the delight of many birders and
photographers.  Also a fly-by GREAT CORMORANT.
11/09 - Stratford, Short Beach Park, with Linda Mantlik -- 4-4:30,
SNOWY OWL perched on offshore rock jetty, as well as 2 juv. GREAT
CORMORANTS among the 60 double-cresteds. Scope is advised.

 From Sara Zagorski and Wendy Knothe:
11/09 - Stratford, Short Beach -- SNOWY OWL continues, seen on
beakwater at 9:30.

 From Mardi & Townsend Dickinson et al.
11/09 - Norwalk, Calf Pasture Beach Park -- 9:15AM-5:30PM SNOWY OWL
present on one of the two Jetty's the whole day.  Also GREAT
CORMORANT.

 From Paul Desjardins, Mona Cavallero and Bill Asteriades:
11/09 - Milford, Mondo Pond -- 2 Long-billed Dowitchers

 From Jim Bair:
11/09 - Derby, Osbornedale St. Park, across from Kellogg Estate -- 2
Orange-Crowned Warblers.

 From Steve Mayo:
11/09 - New Haven, Lighthouse Point Park, hawk watch -- Snow Bunting
(22), EASTERN Meadowlark (2), Purple Finch (107), Pine Siskin (2248).

 From Peter DeGennaro:
11/09 - Stratford Point -- 3:00-4:00, no sign of the Snowy Owl.
However, there were at least 3 "Ipswich" Savannah Sparrows and 1
American Pipit.

 From Wilford Schultz:
11/09 - Wallingford, Whirlwind Hill Road, Pistapaug Pond -- A Barnacle
Goose swimming with 1000+ Canada Geese.




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