Date: 12/24/20 9:36 am
From: Gina Nichol via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: [CT Birds] 12/24/20 - Branford, Lake Saltonstall waterfowl numbers continuing to build, plus COMMON REDPOLLS
I did a 1 hour survey for the CT Bird Atlas this morning at Lake
Saltonstall. Highlight were a flock of nearly two dozen COMMON REDPOLLS
feeding on black birch catkins on the white trail where the downed trees
from the August storm are still blocking the trail. Many waterfowl on
the upper lake including more than 100 Hooded Mergansers. eBird
checklist - https://ebird.org/checklist/S77922648

Happy Owlidays everyone.

Gina Nichol
Branford, CT



Gina Beebe Nichol
Sunrise Birding LLC
Worldwide Bird Watching Tours & Wildlife Safaris
PO Box 274, Cos Cob, CT 06807
<gina...>
www.sunrisebirding.com
USA 203.453.6724

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