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Owner Joseph Poland

Traveling
  • 1
  • 1.82 mi
Comments

Although this observer has identified Common Eiders during past traveling walks on Harkness State Park and Waterford Town Beaches, an unusually large number,82, were observed during this walk on Friday 9/21/2018.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 82

    Comments: This observer identified Common Eiders at three different locations during his traveling walk on Harkness State Park and Waterford Town Beaches, CT. Location 3, Four Common Eiders were observed 80ft off of the south side of Harkness State Park rocky shore line and beach. Location 2, Thirty Four Common Eiders were observed 100ft off of the south side of Waterford Town Beach on a rocky ledge with Cormorants and in the sea adjacent west of the ledge. Location 1, Forty Four Common Eiders were observed approximately 350ft southeast of the east end of Waterford Town Beach swimming in a line in the sea in front of a ledge with Cormorants. Mixed sexes were seen in all three groups. See attached photos.

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  2. grebe sp.

    Number observed: 1
  3. Number observed: 1
  4. Number observed: 9
  5. Number observed: 18
  6. Number observed: 2
  7. Number observed: 61
  8. Number observed: 4
  9. sparrow sp.

    Number observed: 2
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