Date: 6/6/18 12:18 pm From: John Weeks via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: [CT Birds] Hartland -- atlasing (poaching?) today
Not "my" block, but one of my favorite birding sites, as well as the site of a point-count I conduct in connection with a long-term hemlock study.
My eBird list is below.
John John Weeks
Hartland, Hurricane Brook Rd, Hartford, Connecticut, US Jun 6, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.6 mile(s) Comments: Partly to mostly cloudy; temperature 58-61 F. 42 species
Great Blue Heron 1 At Emmons Pond. No heron nests present. Turkey Vulture 1 Harassed by a Crow. Red-tailed Hawk 1 Mourning Dove 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2 S Singing Male Hairy Woodpecker 2 A Agitated Behavior. The second, agitated bird was a male. Pileated Woodpecker 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee 4 S Singing Male (all four birds) Eastern Phoebe 1 H in Appropriate Habitat (near large barn on state-owned property) Eastern Kingbird 1 H in Appropriate Habitat. At Emmons Pond. Blue-headed Vireo 3 S Singing Male (all three) Red-eyed Vireo 21 M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (all 21) Blue Jay 3 H in Appropriate Habitat American Crow 1 Chased the vulture. Tree Swallow 1 H in Appropriate Habitat (feeding over Emmons Pond) Barn Swallow 1 H in Appropriate Habitat (near state-owned barn) Black-capped Chickadee 3 H in Appropriate Habitat Tufted Titmouse 2 H in Appropriate Habitat Veery 6 S Singing Male (all six) Hermit Thrush 1 S Singing Male Wood Thrush 2 S Singing Male American Robin 2 S Singing Male (one of the two) Gray Catbird 1 S Singing Male Ovenbird 20 A Agitated Behavior (One pair was clearly upset by my presence) Louisiana Waterthrush 1 S Singing Male Black-and-white Warbler 6 S Singing Male (all six) Common Yellowthroat 1 S Singing Male American Redstart 4 S Singing Male (all four) Magnolia Warbler 1 S Singing Male Blackburnian Warbler 6 A Agitated Behavior (on part of one male); all six were singing. Chestnut-sided Warbler 3 S Singing Male (all three) Black-throated Blue Warbler 5 S Singing Male (all five) Pine Warbler 2 S Singing Male (both birds) Black-throated Green Warbler 5 S Singing Male (all five) Chipping Sparrow 1 Foraging on ground near cleared area close to buildings. Dark-eyed Junco 2 A Agitated Behavior (one bird; both birds were singing males) Song Sparrow 1 S Singing Male Scarlet Tanager 3 S Singing Male (all three) Northern Cardinal 1 S Singing Male Baltimore Oriole 1 H in Appropriate Habitat (calling) Purple Finch 2 S Singing Male. Second bird may have been a female, also singing. (Both heard, but not seen, in treetops.) American Goldfinch 4 H in Appropriate Habitat