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Checklist S46488584

 
Location
Hammonasset Beach SP, New Haven County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:15 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
CT bird atlas List , Micky Komara
Comments:
The day was gorgeous at the park, sunny, pleasant, with incredibly fragrant beach roses in bloom. And no bugs. Today's adventure was called having fun with Carolina wrens.
Species
39 species (+1 other taxa) total
7
Mute Swan
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 5
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML104142821

© Micky Komara

They're getting big.

1
Mallard
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Mallard (Domestic type)

Duclair Mallard

4
American Black Duck
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
5
Wild Turkey
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 4
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML104140781

© Micky Komara

turkey with 4, maybe 5, poults

ML104141701

© Micky Komara

2
Mourning Dove
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Clapper Rail

Restoration Marsh and bird blind bog

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
ML104144021

© Micky Komara

1
Killdeer

on nest but no eggs yet, just sitting, again in a roadway

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
ML104143731

© Micky Komara

6
Willet
0
Ring-billed Gull
14
Herring Gull
7
Double-crested Cormorant
4
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
4
Glossy Ibis
1
White-faced Ibis

It seems to be consisting hanging in the puddles along the road in the marsh just before the Nature Center.

ML104146171

© Micky Komara

15
Osprey

7 on nest; with 2 of them standing on nest as opposed to sitting. I suspect the chicks have hatched.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
ML104142301

© Micky Komara

nesting atop cell tower, Hammonasset connector

ML104142571

© Micky Komara

2
Red-tailed Hawk
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
3
Willow Flycatcher
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Blue Jay
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
American Crow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
10
Fish Crow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
19
Tree Swallow
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
1
Barn Swallow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
8
Marsh Wren
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
3
Carolina Wren

At least 3 -- 2 adults at at least 1 hatched young as I heard it squeaking. Images show the parents bringing a wide variety of food.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML104146191

© Micky Komara

ML104146201

© Micky Komara

ML104146211

© Micky Komara

ML104146221

© Micky Komara

ML104146231

© Micky Komara

ML104146251

© Micky Komara

ML104146271

© Micky Komara

ML104146311

© Micky Komara

ML104146321

© Micky Komara

ML104147071

© Micky Komara

10
American Robin
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Gray Catbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Northern Mockingbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
32
European Starling
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Orchard Oriole

bird blind bog

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
ML104144601

© Micky Komara

15
Red-winged Blackbird

chasing a crow

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
14
Common Grackle

one chasing a fish crow

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
1
Common Yellowthroat
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
6
Yellow Warbler
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Northern Cardinal
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
House Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
 

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

Yes