Date: 5/4/19 4:07 pm
From: John Weeks via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Granby, 5/4 - highlights
FOY: Chimney Swift, Least Flycatcher, Yellow-throated Vireo, Blue-winged Warbler, Veery and Swainson’s Thrush. We were amazed to see two Veeries, the Swainson’s Thrush, a Hermit Thrush and a Wood Thrush all foraging close together on the ground (test your Catharus thrush knowledge!).

Our two eBird checklists are below.


North Granby: JG Property (Private Access), Hartford, Connecticut, US
May 4, 2019 8:08 AM - 10:21 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.3 mile(s)
Comments: Observers: Chris Chinni and John Weeks
44 species

Canada Goose 3
Wood Duck 2
Mourning Dove 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 1
Least Flycatcher 2 First of the year.
Eastern Phoebe 2
Yellow-throated Vireo 1 First of the year.
Blue Jay 2
American Crow 1
Common Raven 1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Tree Swallow 10
Barn Swallow 4
Black-capped Chickadee 2
Tufted Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
Wood Thrush 1
Gray Catbird 2
Purple Finch 2
American Goldfinch 2
White-throated Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 4
Swamp Sparrow 3
Red-winged Blackbird 7
Brown-headed Cowbird 2
Common Grackle 5
Ovenbird 3
Louisiana Waterthrush 1
Northern Waterthrush 1
Blue-winged Warbler 1 First of the year.
Black-and-white Warbler 3
Yellow Warbler 2
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 1
Pine Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 9
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 2
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55798899

Holcomb Farm, Hartford, Connecticut, US
May 4, 2019 12:02 PM - 2:55 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.7 mile(s)
Comments: Observers: Chris Chinni and John Weeks.
44 species

Canada Goose 4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3
Chimney Swift 2 First of the year.
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 4
Osprey 1
Bald Eagle 1 Flew low southbound along Salmon Brook, below tree tops.
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Barred Owl 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 1
American Kestrel 4 High count this season. AMKE have successfully bred here (nest box provided).
Eastern Phoebe 3 P Pair in Suitable Habitat.
Warbling Vireo 1
Blue Jay 3
Barn Swallow 2
Black-capped Chickadee 5 H in Appropriate Habitat.
Tufted Titmouse 1 H in Appropriate Habitat.
House Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
Veery 2 First of the year.
Swainson's Thrush 1 First of the year. Astonishing to see the four Catharus thrushes (VEER, SWTH, HETH and WOTH) foraging on the ground in a close group.
Hermit Thrush 1
Wood Thrush 1
American Robin 3
Gray Catbird 2
Northern Mockingbird 1 S Singing Male.
European Starling 4
American Goldfinch 6
Chipping Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 3
Eastern Towhee 2
Red-winged Blackbird 4
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Ovenbird 2
Louisiana Waterthrush 1
Black-and-white Warbler 2
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Pine Warbler 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 3
House Sparrow 3
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55804330


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