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Checklist S46506863

 
Location
Hammonasset Beach SP, New Haven County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
CT bird atlas List , Micky Komara
Comments:
A beautiful day at the park, with the locust and chokecherry trees in bloom. A tad busy but still great. The air is fragrant with beach (swamp) and white multiflora roses. Critter report: 5 squirrels.
Species
41 species (+1 other taxa) total
7
Mute Swan

Swan Pond. The cygnets are getting big!

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 5
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
11
Mallard

including 3 pairs

Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Mallard (Domestic type)

Duclair Mallard in Swan Pond

7
American Black Duck

In Swan Pond there was an adult with 3 ducklings.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 4
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML104213281

© Micky Komara

2
Mourning Dove
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
8
Willet
Breeding Code
M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (Probable)
ML104250681

© Micky Komara

ML104250821

© Micky Komara

0
Ring-billed Gull
22
Herring Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull
20
Double-crested Cormorant
4
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron

Boulder Pond

7
Glossy Ibis
1
White-faced Ibis

If anyone is still looking for this one, it's routinely hanging, usually by itself, in the puddles along the road in the marsh on the way to the Nature Center. In pretty close.

ML104209851

© Micky Komara

ML104209911

© Micky Komara

ML104210071

© Micky Komara

13
Osprey

4 standing on nest, 3 sitting on nest

Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
6
Willow Flycatcher
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
ML104251001

© Micky Komara

ML115262111

© Micky Komara

2
Blue Jay
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
American Crow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
10
Fish Crow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
ML104251201

© Micky Komara

ML104251211

© Micky Komara

15
Purple Martin
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
ML104251231

© Micky Komara

24
Tree Swallow

one box had 2 swallows on top and 2-3 flying towards it and landing on the front of the same box

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
ML104250871

© Micky Komara

2
Barn Swallow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Tufted Titmouse
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Marsh Wren
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Carolina Wren

Again I am amazed with the variety of insects being fed to the fledglings. Yesterday gnats, cement bugs, and caterpillars. Today crickets and a scary looking spider. Not sure if the white sack is fecal or came with the spider. In the nest there are at least three chicks.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 3
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML104212791

© Micky Komara

ML104212971

© Micky Komara

ML104251771

© Micky Komara

ML104251781

© Micky Komara

ML104251791

© Micky Komara

ML104251801

© Micky Komara

ML104251821

© Micky Komara

17
American Robin
Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
6
Gray Catbird
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Northern Mockingbird
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
43
European Starling
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
5
Cedar Waxwing
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
ML104251051

© Micky Komara

ML104251061

© Micky Komara

1
House Finch
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
American Goldfinch
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Chipping Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Saltmarsh Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
17
Red-winged Blackbird

a pair chasing a crow

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
6
Common Grackle

chasing a fish crow

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
9
Common Yellowthroat
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
7
Yellow Warbler
Breeding Code
S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
3
Northern Cardinal
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
House Sparrow
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
Additional species seen by CT bird atlas:
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
 

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

Yes