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Checklist S46475966

 
Location
Milford Pt., New Haven County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:30 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
0.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Audubon Alliance for Coastal Waterbirds List , CT bird atlas List , Frank Mantlik
Comments:
Nice day. Sun and clouds, 65F, fairly low humidity, but cool onshore East wind at 15-20 mph along shoreline. Also saw numerous Horseshoe Crabs - some mating- including a male with tag 400838 (or 400638). CT Bird Atlas block 110C.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
31 species total
16
Canada Goose
10
Mute Swan
9
Mallard
5
American Black Duck
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Red-breasted Merganser

Continuing female

1
Mourning Dove
7
American Oystercatcher

At least. I did not see any on nests. Photos of adult 2T. (Black ink on yellow leg bands).

Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
8
Piping Plover

One occupied nest, one pair with 3 hatchlings, and one adult acting defensive display (probably Young nearby)

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Killdeer
2
Ruddy Turnstone
26
Semipalmated Sandpiper
0
Willet

None seen or heard, surprisingly

326
Herring Gull

Large flock (almost all immatures) on exposing sandbars as tide falls

13
Great Black-backed Gull
0
Least Tern
1
Common Tern

One adult flying out near breakwater

1
Common Loon
22
Double-crested Cormorant
5
Great Egret
9
Snowy Egret
8
Osprey
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
1
Red-tailed Hawk

One perched atop left of three distant (radio?) towers, seen with scope.

4
Purple Martin
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
3
Tree Swallow
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
1
Carolina Wren
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
2
American Robin
1
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
1
European Starling
1
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
10
Common Grackle
Breeding Code
FS Carrying Fecal Sac (Confirmed)
1
Northern Cardinal
4
House Sparrow
 

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Yes