Date: 10/28/18 4:59 pm
From: James Sherwonit via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Hammonassett State Park, Madison - White-rumped Sandpiper and Snow Buntings
Here is the full ebird report form our 2 hour visit to Hammo this morning.  Lots of Sparrows including White-crowned and Savannah, Also quite a few sandpipers in the puddles at the west end including Semipalmated, White-rumped and Least.
See report below.
Jim and Jan SherwonitOld Saybrook
Hammonasset Beach SP--West End, New Haven, Connecticut, US
Oct 28, 2018 12:09 PM - 1:21 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.484 mile(s)
31 species

Canada Goose  6
Mallard  3
Dunlin  20
Least Sandpiper  1
White-rumped Sandpiper  1
Semipalmated Sandpiper  23    Large flock at west end puddles
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Laughing Gull  6
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Great Egret  2
Turkey Vulture  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Merlin  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Brown Creeper  1
American Robin  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  1
American Goldfinch  1
Snow Bunting  12    In parking lot at middle pavilion (east beach) definitive white and brown coloring of nonbreeding bird. Will post photos
Dark-eyed Junco  3
White-crowned Sparrow  8
White-throated Sparrow  12
Savannah Sparrow  5
Song Sparrow  14
Swamp Sparrow  1
Eastern Towhee  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  6

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