Date: 9/30/17 6:43 am
From: Dana Campbell via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] LPP on Friday
Thanks to a nice kettle of Broadwings (lost, perhaps?):
123 migrating raptors counted
Turkey Vulture - 7
Bald Eagle - 3 (2 immature, 1 adult)
Osprey - 17
Sharp-shinned Hawks - 2
Cooper's Hawks - 8
Northern Harrier - 1
Red-shouldered Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawks - 3
Broad-winged Hawks - 60
American Kestrels - 8
Merlins - 2
Peregrine Falcons - 2
Unidentified Accipiter - 1
Unidentified Buteos - 3
Unidentified Falcons - 1
Unidentified Raptors - 4

Other migrants counted:
187 Canada Geese, 260 Cedar Waxwings, 1 Chimney Swift, 8 Double-crested
Cormorants, 1 Barn Swallow, 5 American Robins, 4 AMERICAN PIPITS, 6 Common
Loons, and 200 Tree Swallows.
In the park: Immature Red-headed Woodpecker, Swanson's Thrush, Northern
Parula, Ruby and Golden-crowned Kinglet, Veery, Downey Woodpecker,
Red-bellied Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Savannah Sparrow, Yellow-bellied
Sapsuckers (many), Carolina Wren, White-breasted Nuthatch, Common
Yellowthroat, Magnolia Warbler, Blue-headed Vireo, Palm Warbler, Great
Egret, Kildeer, Eastern Phoebe (many), Eur. Starling, Greater Black-backed
Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Mourning Dove, American Robin, Blue Jay.

Many thanks to Steve Mayo, Sol Satin, Don Morgan, Carol Goertz, and Frank
Gallo, who brought along the proofs of his new birding site guide for CT to
be published this year!
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