Date: 6/24/18 2:23 pm
From: James Sherwonit via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Old Lyme -- Smith Neck Road to Griswold point
Found 6 Saltmarsh Sparrows today along the river between the boat ramp and Griswold Point. Also Least Tern, Piping Plover, Common Tern, American Oystercatcher and Little Blue Heron among others. Full eBird report below.
Jim and Jan SherwonitOld Saybrook

Old Lyme -- Smith Neck Road Boat Ramp, New London, Connecticut, US
Jun 24, 2018 1:11 PM - 3:11 PM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments:    Kayaked from Smith Neck Rd ramp to Griswold point
28 species

Gadwall  1
Mallard  1
Double-crested Cormorant  2
Great Egret  6
Snowy Egret  5
Little Blue Heron  1
Osprey  12    Observed chicks in at least 3 nests
American Oystercatcher  1
Piping Plover  4
Killdeer  3
Willet  8
Herring Gull  6
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Least Tern  6
Common Tern  4
Chimney Swift  2
American Crow  3
Tree Swallow  2
Barn Swallow  3
Marsh Wren  2
European Starling  4
Common Yellowthroat  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Saltmarsh Sparrow  6    Saw pairs in 3 locations. One set between ramp and black hall river, a pair at Griswold point and a pair on great island
Song Sparrow  4
Red-winged Blackbird  4
Common Grackle  2
House Sparrow  3

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