Date: 7/2/19 10:59 am From: John Weeks via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: [CT Birds] Granby atlasing - five species confirmed
Confirmed: Tree Swallow, Catbird, Baltimore Oriole, Black-and-white Warbler, Yellow Warbler. I strongly suspect that one of the three Ravens was a youngster, but couldn’t confirm it. They kept together in a tight group.
John Weeks North Granby
North Granby: JG Property (Private Access), Hartford, Connecticut, US Jul 2, 2019 7:09 AM - 9:46 AM Protocol: Traveling 1.2 mile(s) Comments: Weather: 65 F to start; cloudy to mostly cloudy (high ceiling) 44 species
Wood Duck 1 Mourning Dove 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Great Blue Heron 1 Bald Eagle 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Downy Woodpecker 3 Pileated Woodpecker 1 Northern Flicker 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 Alder Flycatcher 1 Eastern Phoebe 1 Great Crested Flycatcher 1 Eastern Kingbird 1 Yellow-throated Vireo 1 Warbling Vireo 4 Red-eyed Vireo 4 Blue Jay 2 American Crow 1 Common Raven 3 Three together, possibly a family group. Tree Swallow 5 One went into a nest hole in a snag and flew out carrying a fecal sac. Black-capped Chickadee 3 Tufted Titmouse 1 Eastern Bluebird 2 Male singing from many different posts and chasing another male around the north marsh. Veery 3 Wood Thrush 1 Gray Catbird 7 One fledgling: scruffy-looking; faint streaks on breast; yellow gape. I couldn't make out any chestnut coloration on the undertail coverts. Voice slightly higher-pitched than that of an adult. American Goldfinch 3 Song Sparrow 5 Swamp Sparrow 5 Two birds counter-singing. Eastern Towhee 1 Baltimore Oriole 1 Female, very agitated and carrying food. Red-winged Blackbird 8 Common Grackle 5 Ovenbird 2 Male bird very agitated, his crest feathers raised. He flew all around me, singing and calling from different perches. Black-and-white Warbler 3 Male of agitated pair was carrying food. Common Yellowthroat 5 Two males counter-sang from territories close together. Yellow Warbler 3 Adult female fed a fledgling. Chestnut-sided Warbler 1 Black-throated Blue Warbler 1 Pine Warbler 1 Scarlet Tanager 1 Northern Cardinal 2