Date: 7/10/20 12:58 pm
From: Richardson, Valerie via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] Dead fish/Vultures on the Quinnipiac
Now there are about a dozen vultures wheeling around, just north of the Grand Avenue bridge on Front Street (New Haven).

--Valerie




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From: CTBirds <ctbirds-bounces...> on behalf of Richardson, Valerie via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2020 3:46 PM
To: Paul Plotnick <pdplot2...>
Cc: <ctbirds...> <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Dead fish on the Quinnipiac

They could have been menhaden, although they looked more slender. The size was 8 to 12 inches. That makes me feel better about the osprey.

--Valerie

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From: Paul Plotnick <pdplot2...>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2020 3:35 PM
To: Richardson, Valerie <valerie.richardson...>
Cc: <ctbirds...> <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Dead fish on the Quinnipiac

What kind of fish if you know.
Menhaden (bunker) sometimes die off in hot weather.

On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 2:10 PM Richardson, Valerie via CTBirds <ctbirds...><mailto:<ctbirds...>> wrote:
I live on the Quinnipiac, and I'm seeing dead fish floating up-river with the incoming tide--about a half dozen so far, spaced out about five minutes apart. I don't know if this is part of the kill-off from the Mill River sewage/bleach debacle of a few days ago.

I'm concerned about the osprey. If the fish were killed by bleach, I hope the concentrations have leveled out enough not to harm the birds.

--Valerie
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