Date: 6/1/18 11:12 am From: Jory Teltser via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Interesting shorebird - GREENSHANK?
Wow! I should also mention that a CURLEW SANDPIPER was found today in RH and a Ruff was seen a couple days ago on Cape Cod.
On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 2:03 PM, Frank Mantlik via CTBirds < <ctbirds...> wrote:
> 6/1. I just 1:45 chatted with Plover/Tern researchers, Eva Holland and > Rebecca Foster. They told me they saw a shorebird yesterday, 5/31 about > 3pm, at SANDY POINT, West Haven that could fit the description of COMMON > GREENSHANK. They said it was yellowlegs like, in flight WAS SLATE GRAY, > showed White going up the back, and gave a call they didn’t recognize. No > photos. > > There are no records in CT of this rare visitor from Europe and Asia, but > one occurred last fall at Brigantine (Forsythe NWR) in New Jersey. > > Be on the lookout! And obtain photos if you see any unusual shorebirds. > > Frank Mantlik > Stratford > > > Sent from my iPhone > > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) > for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/ > mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org >