Date: 9/2/17 3:59 pm
From: Jason Rieger via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Sandy Pt Highlights
Sandy Pt - West Haven
5:30-6:45pm
Rising Tide

Juv Red Knot - almost walking across my feet

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Immature Peregrine on sand bar before taking off and putting up all the birds

Probable Baird's just before the Peregrine did his thing

Immature Bonaparte's Gull crashed onto the beach - either exhausted or injured.

Clapper Rail working the bank opposite the viewing platform.

Large flock of Laughing Gulls (100+) feeding out in the harbor.

No terns.

Jason Rieger
Wallingford

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