[CT Daily] 09/17/2012
rmharvey at snet.net
Mon Sep 17 23:45:02 EDT 2012
From John Oshlick:
09/17/12 - Madison, Hammonasset Beach State Park -- Middle Beach
Parking area, near lifeguard stands, 1 Clay-colored sparrow mixed in
with a flock of chipping sparrows. Likely the same bird Nick found
here a few days ago.
Groton, Bluff Point -- AM; 1 Brown Thrasher, 20+ Red-breasted
From Paul Carrier:
09/17/12 - New Hartford, Bakersville swamp -- 7:30; nothing at swamp,
but at overgrown field were 2 Lincoln's Sparrows, 2 Purple Finch, 2
private road going into woods off Niles Rd --
Going in, 8:15, 1 Winter Wren.
Coming out, sun was rising and hitting the woods edge, 12 immature
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 2 Philadelphia Vireo, 2 Cape May Warbler, 1
Blackburnian Warbler, 1 Tennessee Warbler.
Harwinton, ball fields -- 5:00 PM; Olive-sided Flycatcher in a dead
tree, Common Nighthawk headed north.
From Dave Rosgen:
09/17/12 - Winchester, Laurel Way -- 2 CAPE MAY WARBLER, BAY-BREASTED
WARBLER, 3 TENNESSEE WARBLER, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, 2 YELLOW-BELLIED
SAPSUCKER, 19 PURPLE FINCH.
From Paul Cianfaglione:
09/17/12 - Hartford, Riverside Park Pond -- 1 WESTERN SANDPIPER, 9
SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 4 SOLITARY SANDPIPER.
Hartford, Hartford North Meadows (private property) -- 2 LINCOLN'S
SPARROW, 21 AMERICAN PIPIT, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON.
From Richard Payne via Frank Mantlik:
09/17/12 - New Haven, Lighthouse Pt Park -- imm. CT Warbler about 9:15
in the woods in the NW corner of the park.
From Patrick Comins:
09/17/12- Rocky Hill, Rocky Hill Meadows -- BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER
From Robert Dixon:
09/17/12 - Sterling yard -- good, brief views of CONNECTICUT WARBLER
strutting around in shrubs (new for yard #168), PURPLE FINCH (2),
RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, SWAINSON'S THRUSH (one heard in flight before
daybreak and one eating highbush cranberries), COMMON NIGHTHAWK.
From Meredith Sampson w/ Annette Cunniffe:
09/17/12 - Old Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- 2 PHILADELPHIA VIREOS,
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH.
From Luke Tiller:
09/17/12 - Greenwich, Quaker Ridge -- Philadelphia Vireo.
From Michael Aurelia:
09/17/12 - Greenwich, yard -- Brown Thrasher.
From Dan Rottino:
09/16/12 - East Haddam Yard -- Purple Finch.
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