[CT Daily] 09/28/2012

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Fri Sep 28 23:05:59 EDT 2012

 From Frank Mantlik:
09/28/12 - Stratford, Russian Beach -- 8:00-8:15; 2 White-winged
Milford, Silver Sands SP -- 9;00-10:30; w/ Penny Solum, AJ & Sue Hand,
2 Common Ravens.
Stratford, Stratford Marina (private property) -- 14:00-14:15
(Post-deluge); 26 Yellow-crowned Night-Herons.
Short Beach Park (walked in as entrance road was flooded) -- 14:45 to
15:10; 1 Pectoral Sandpipers.

 From Russ Smiley:
09/28/12 - Milford, Silver Sands State Park -- 6:20 PM; Photographed
the CLAY-COLORED SPARROW.  (This was another case of pure serendipity.
A young buck was creeping along the water's edge and flushed the bird
before it.)

 From Tina Green:
09/28/12 - Westport, Burying Hill Beach -- 30 Scoter Species flying
west, and a possible Parasitic Jaeger.
Smith Richardson Tree Farm -- Brown Thrasher.
Sherwood Island SP -- 3 Wilson's Snipe.  Post rain, Peregrine Falcon.

 From Mike Warner:
09/28/12 - Westport, Sherwood Island SP -- 3 PM; at least 3 American
Pipits (potentially up to 16???).

 From Patrick Comins:
09/28/12 - Southbury, Bent of the River -- Quite a few birds from my
office balcony this morning, including Purple Finches, Pine Siskin,
Bay-breasted Warbler.

 From Luke Tiller:
09/27/12 - Greenwich, Quaker Ridge -- Golden Eagle (first of the year)
and 8 or so Common Nighthawks. In the fields in the morning a nice mix
only yielded a Brown Thrasher and 2 Lincoln's Sparrows as species of

 From Paul Carrier:
09/27/12 - Harwinton, yard -- 3 Purple Finch and 2 PINE SISKIN.

 From Jim Moore
09/27/12 - Manchester, Laurel Marsh -- 6:00 PM; Connecticut Warbler at
usual location.

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