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Checklist S45563382

 
Location
Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area, Fairfield County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 11, 2018 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
CT bird atlas List , Frank Mantlik , Kim Westcott List
Comments:
COA Raffle walk with Kim Westcott. Long walk from Bradley Rd. lot through forests and orchard on White/Green trails, Blue and Violet trails, through much of orchard, then back on blue trail through Crow Hollow. Beautiful day, 55-68F, mostly sunny with some clouds, light NW wind.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
61 species (+1 other taxa) total
1

Female at edge of orchard

5
1

Heard and seen well through scope along forest edge at southern part of orchard.

3

One female foraging for low flowers in forest; two other flyovers at orchard

1

Heard at orchard

2

Single flyovers

2
1

Female flying west over orchard

2

Single calling and soaring birds

1
2
1

Seen by Kim when she arrived at lot

1

Adult female along blue trail southwest of orchard. Unexpected this far south in mid-May. Nesting perhaps?

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
2
2
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2

Singles heard drumming

1

Flyover at orchard; female?

1
1
Empidonax sp.

Seen from berm near raking lot.

1
4
4

All along orchard fence ; seen well

13
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
1

Heard calling and seen flying N over ridge near Pop Mt.

5

Pair at nest box in orchard

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
1
2
3
1

Edge of orchard

1

Heard only

2

Male seen along orchard fence, and female coming out of nest box

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
3
5
8
6
1

Singing in orchard

1
2
1

Adult seen well but briefly on fence in orchard. Small Spizella sparrow with warm pale brown wash on chest, and contrasting gray collar (nape). Flew before photos could be obtained.

1

Seen singing on orchard fence

4

Orchard

2
5

Adult males seen and heard in small trees east of orchard fence

7
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
24
2
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
12
3
2
1

Singing in orchard; possibly two males

1
3
2
1
2
5

Two pairs and a single singing male

3
3
1

Heard in orchard

 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes