[CT Daily] 09/24/2013

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Tue Sep 24 22:03:42 EDT 2013


 From Keith Mueller:
09/24/13 - Milford, Wheeler Management Area -- White-rumped Sandpiper.

 From Paul Cianfaglione:
09/24/13 - Farmington, Batterson Pond -- 4 SURF SCOTER.

 From Paul Desjardins:
09/24/13 - Windsor, Northwest Park -- morning; 15 species of warblers,
best of which were 1 Tennessee Warbler and 1 CONNECTICUT WARBLER.

 From Bill Banks:
09/24/13 - New Haven, Lighthouse Point Park -- 1 Northern Goshawk.

 From Annette Cunniffe and Meredith Sampson:
09/24/13 - Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- immature WHITE-CROWNED
SPARROW.

 From Linda Rediker:
09/24/13 - Middletown -- 10 Black Vultures circling directly overhead
at 500 Washington Street at 2 PM.

 From Tina Green with AJ & Sue Hand, Vanessa Caccamise:
09/24/13 - Westport, CT Audubon Tree Farm -- flushed a Wilson's Snipe
on the edge of a path.  The Brown Thrasher continues.
Sherwood Island State Park -- 2 Brown Thrashers.

 From Judy Moore:
09/24/13 - Woodbridge, Woodbridge Commnity Gardens --
Lincoln's Sparrow.

 From Ryan MacLean:
09/24/13 - Greenwich, Audubon Greenwich, Quaker Ridge -- a fly-over
American Bittern around 4 PM.

 From Tom Murray and daughter:
09/24/13 - Milford, Silver Sands State Park -- 6:45 PM; 8 Common
Nighthawks hunting over marsh.

 From Bill Asteriades:
09/24/13 - Glastonbury, near the CT river -- an early VESPER SPARROW
and 5 LINCOLN'S SPARROW.

 From Paul Carrier:
09/24/13 - Harwinton yard -- 5:15 as the sun was setting; male
Bay-breasted Warbler with a Cape May Warbler in the Red cedar tree.

 From Frank Gallo with whoever:
09/23/13 - Groton, Bluff Point -- a spectacular morning. 51 species,
of an estimated 7500 birds, with roughly 7200 warblers.  3 Tennessee
Warblers, 1 Bay-breasted Warbler, 7 Blackburnian Warblers (getting
late). We also saw a Lincoln's Sparrow, a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.
Birds were streaming through at 6:45 AM at 5-10 birds a second. Our
estimate is probably quite low...  

 From Paul Cianfaglione:
09/23/13 - Hartford, Riverside Park (south side of pond along train
tracks) 1 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT among a nice variety of warblers. Also,
1 LINCOLN'S SPARROW.
09/22/13 - Canton, Canton Yard -- 1 AMERICAN WOODCOCK, 1
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER attending a sap well, 2 BLACK VULTURE soaring
over the yard.

 To Tina Green:
09/22/13 - Westport, CT Audubon Tree Farm -- Great-crested
Flycatcher,Red-eyed Vireo,Brown Thrasher,2Northern
Parula,Magnolia,Yellow-rumped Warbler,3 Black-throated Green
Warbler,Blackpoll Warbler,Black-and-white Warbler,3 American
Redstart,Common Yellowthroats,Scarlet Tanager

 From Meredith Sampson w/ Annette Cunniffe:
09/22/13 - Old Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- PHILADELPHIA VIREO.

 From Tina Green:
09/23/13 - Westport, CT Audubon Tree Farm- Great -- Brown Thrasher.

 From Annette Cunniffe, others:
9/23/13 - From Annette Cunniffe and Meredith Sampson - PHILADELPHIA
VIREO, BAY-BREASTED WARBLER, CAPE MAY WARBLER, BLACKBURNIAN.
2 Ruby-crowned and 2 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 2 Scarlet Tanagers,
White-throated Sparrow,
Adult Bald Eagle, American Kestrel, 10 Eastern Phoebes, 6 Eastern
Wood-Pewees, Swainson's
Thrush, 3 Cedar Waxwings.

 From Greg Hanisek:
09/23/13 - New Haven, Lighthouse Point hawk watch -- 7 AM to 5 PM; 5
Peregrine Falcons. Also on the move: 2 NORTHERN SHOVELERS (flybys); 1
COMMON NIGHTHAWK; 50 BOBOLINKS; 1 RUSTY BLACKBIRD; 2 PURPLE FINCHES.
Up to 3 or 4 Common Ravens made a couple visits.

 From Mardi & Townsend Dickinson:
09/23/13 - Westport, CAS H Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve,
Christmas Tree side -- Dickcissel, Brown Thrasher.
Westport, Sherwood Island State Park -- 1 Saltmarsh/Nelsons Sparrow
type species that blew by.

 From Ryan MacLean:
09/23/13 - Greenwich, Audubon Greenwich, Quaker Ridge -- NORTHERN
GOSHAWK at 2:18 PM.  Also an immature PEREGRINE FALCON, LINCOLN'S
SPARROW.

 From Jack Wells:
09/23/13 - Old Greenwich, Greenwich Point -- YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT.

 From Ken Merifield, Paul Carrier:
09/23/13 - Burlington, Johnycake Mt -- Golden Eagle.

 From Keith Mueller:
09/23/13 - Milford, Milford Point -- Baird's Sandpiper.




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