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Checklist S47081474

 
Location
Hammonasset Beach SP, New Haven County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:45 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Micky Komara
Comments:
Stopped at the park after work. I found the park this Sunday afternoon sunny with temps in the upper 70s, and, no surprise, with people and cars everywhere. Lots were full and traffic at the park was continual. Made birding more work than fun. Critter report: 1 turtle.
Species
24 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)
ML106940331

© Micky Komara

ML106940351

© Micky Komara

ML106940361

© Micky Komara

ML106940371

© Micky Komara

ML106940381

© Micky Komara

ML106940391

© Micky Komara

ML106940411

© Micky Komara

ML106940421

© Micky Komara

ML106940431

© Micky Komara

2
Mallard
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Mallard (Domestic type)

Duclair mallard

4
American Black Duck
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Great Egret
12
Osprey

4 adults on nest, saw at least 3 young

Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
3
Ring-billed Gull

They're back!

6
Herring Gull
2
Least Tern
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Blue Jay
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
2
Fish Crow

It was carrying food, but I had the impression it was going to eat it itself.

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
12
Purple Martin

one martin was carrying something white out of the nest

Breeding Code
FS Carrying Fecal Sac (Confirmed)
20
Tree Swallow
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
16
Barn Swallow
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Tufted Titmouse
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
American Robin
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Gray Catbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
6
Northern Mockingbird

chasing a crow

Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
15
European Starling
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 5
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Yellow Warbler
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
21
Red-winged Blackbird

a male red-wing sounding the alarm on me, and a female dive-bombing a great egret getting too close

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML106940281

© Micky Komara

dive-bombing a great egret getting too close to nest

ML106940311

© Micky Komara

20
Brown-headed Cowbird
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
4
Common Grackle
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
ML106940301

© Micky Komara

2
House Finch
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
 

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

Yes