Date: 10/21/18 6:47 am From: Chris Elphick via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: [CT Birds] Storrs clay-colored - better directions (I hope)
There seems to be some confusion about exactly where the Storrs clay-colored sparrow has been. Valentines meadow is the large wet area immediately south of Horsebarn Hill. The bird is at the west end of this area, on the northern edge (ie right by the road). But, the eBird hotspot marker is all the way at the east end of the meadow. So don’t go to where the marker is!!
Also, Horsebarn Hill Rd intersects with 195 twice. So, take 195 to the southern intersection (the one with a traffic light), turn east, go a short distance until you see the meadow sloping down to the right. Park in the small lot on the south side of the road. At the east end of the lot there is a big isolated tree on the side of the road. The bird has been hanging out in the bushes on the edge of the field below this tree.
Hope this helps all the Tolland county listers out there ....