[CT Daily] 09/15/2012
rmharvey at snet.net
Sat Sep 15 22:53:16 EDT 2012
From Paul Cianfaglione:
09/15/12 - Farmington, Batterson Pond -- 4 NORTHERN PINTAIL, 2
From Paul Cianfaglione and Bill Asteriades:
09/15/12 - Rocky Hill, Rocky Hill Meadows -- 1 DICKCISSEL, 1
GRASSHOPPER SPARROW, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON.
From Bill Asteriades and Sean McGovern:
09/15/12 - Rocky Hill, Rocky Hill Meadows -- To add to Paul C.'s list
after he left: a second DICKCISSEL and 1 LINCOLN'S SPARROW. The
juvenile Peregrine Falcon was perched on a branch 40 feet from us
offering great extended looks.
From Sara Zagorski:
09/15/12 - Rocky Hill, Rocky Hill Meadows -- ~5:30 PM; Buff-breasted
Sandpiper in the turf field with strips taken out north of the model
From John Ogren:
09/15/12 - Old Saybrook, Plum Bank Marsh, north end -- 12 Adult LITTLE
BLUE HERON, at least 8-10 im. LITTLE BLUE HERON (probably quite a few
more). This is by far the largest number I have ever seen in this
marsh. Birds seen by boat but should be visible looking north from the
South View cul de sac. Also 5 Salt Marsh Sparrows.
From Charlotte Weston, Stacy Hanks & The Banding Crew:
09/15/12 - Milford, Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center -- 1 Yellow
From Jerry Connolly and The Audubon Shop Sat Morning Bird Walk:
09/15/12 - Madison, Horsepond -- 3 SOLITARY SANDPIPERS, LITTLE BLUE
HERON (imm), WILSON'S SNIPE.
Madison, Hammonasset SP -- RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, LITTLE BLUE
HERON/TRICOLORED HERON hybrid.
From James Purcell:
09/15/12 - Fairfield, Pine Creek -- a female Mourning Warbler in the
brushy area under the sumacs on the landfill.
From Fran Zygmont:
09/15/12 - New Hartford, Bakersville Swamp -- early AM; Lincoln's
Sparrow, 6 Purple Finches, 2 Red-breasted Nuthatches.
From Scott Kruitbosch:
09/15/12 - Stratford, Boothe Park Hawk Watch -- 1 Black Vulture. 1
RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH was in the spruce trees as usual and 3 more
BLACK VULTURE were locals.
From John Barriger:
09/15/12 - Durham, Greenbacker farm pond -- 11:00 AM; 3 BLACK VULTURE.
Rocky Hill, Flood Plains -- 5:00 PM; 1 juvenile BUFF-BREASTED
From Mike Carretta:
09/15/12 - Stratford, Greenway -- 2 BOBOLINKS in the tall grass
between the trails.
From Tina Green:
09/15/12 - Southport, Southport Beach -- 6:40 A<M; 8 Blue-winged Teal
From James E Sherwonit:
09/15/12 - Old Saybrook -- around 4:00 PM; Several Forsters Terns in
south cove on mud flats.
From Sophie Zyla:
09/14/12 - Beacon Falls, Matthies Park -- Solitary Sandpiper at the
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