[CT Daily] 05/13/2012
rmharvey at snet.net
Sun May 13 23:50:52 EDT 2012
From David Tripp Jr:
05/13/12 - Canton yard -- After watching hundreds of warblers leave
overhead and not hearing any Cape Mays, I thought they left. A
brilliant male Cape May Warbler began to sing from a Norway Spruce.
From Ed Dettore:
05/13/12 - East Hartford, Cabela's Pond -- 9:30 AM; the Tricolored
Heron was hanging out.
From Paul Carrier:
05/13/12 - ?????, yard -- 9:30 AM; 12 species of warblers in 30
minutes in one tree, including Blackburnian Warbler, Tennessee
Warbler, Cape May Warbler. Also, a Common Raven flew up from my
From Scott Kruitbosch:
05/13/12 - Weston, Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area -- 19 warbler
species including 1 CERULEAN WARBLER, very rare for county, singing
away at green/white trail clearing. Others included 1 singing
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, 1 WILSON'S WARBLER (f). Also 2 ACADIAN
FLYCATCHER, 1 YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, 1 BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, 1 COMMON
RAVEN, and so many more "good" birds.
From Mark Scott:
05/13/12 - Hamden/New Haven -- highlights included TENNESSEE WARBLER,
WILSON'S WARBLER, BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER. Birds spaced widely, less
activity than Saturday and much less than Friday.
Hamden, West Rock State Park -- heard BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO.
From Patrick Comins:
05/13/12 - Meriden, yard -- Several Swainson's Thrushes and a
Bicknell's Thrush migrating, Solitary Sandpiper.
From Kevin Burgio with Hannah Burgio:
03/13/12 - Hamden yard -- 1 male ORCHARD ORIOLE.
From Bill Batsford:
05/13/12 - New Haven, East Rock Park -- 39 species with 10 warblers
including Tennessee Warbler.
From Andy Griswold:
05/13/12 - Lyme, Nehantic State Park -- 7:00 to 10:30 AM; Thirty one
(31) WORM-EATING WARBLERS along the main road and the trail out of the
north parking lot.
From Jalna Jaeger and David Callan:
05/13/12 - Norwalk, Allen Road, across from the senior center -- 9 AM;
Blackburnian Warbler, Common Raven.
From Robert Dixon:
05/12/12 - Sterling yard -- 67 species; PURPLE FINCH (2), RED-BREASTED
NUTHATCH, COMMON RAVEN, BLACK VULTURE (2).
From Alex Burdo and Dave Hursh:
05/12/12 - Fairfield, Larsen Sanctuary -- 61 species including 2
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, 10 SWAINSON'S THRUSH, 1 ORCHARD ORIOLE.
Land Around Hemlock Reservoir -- 32 CLIFF SWALLOW.
Lake Mohegan -- 1 BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER.
Oak Lawn Cemetary -- 1 SWAINSON'S THRUSH.
Birdcraft Sanctuary -- 2 SWAINSON'S THRUSH, 1 BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER.
From Alex Burdo and James Purcell:
05/13/12 - Fairfield, Birdcraft Sanctuary -- 1 SWAINSON'S THRUSH, 1
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