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Checklist S52576322

 
Location
Orange to Westport Merritt, Fairfield County, Connecticut, US ( Map )
Date and Effort
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:43 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
20 minute(s)
Distance:
20.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Arthur Shippee
Species
1 species total
11

These were roosting on the north side of the Merritt parkway, clearly visible as we drove down this morning a bit before 9 AM.

First, 4 in a tree about 1 mile N of exit 55, then
1 @ mile 32,
1 @ mile 31,
1 @ mile 29,
2 @ mile 27,
1 after Congress St., and
1 @ mile 23, then we left the Merritt

These were all in plain sight, along the N side: dawn sentinels, they were facing the rising sun. There may have been ones we missed or others out of sight.

I've not seen so many roosting along the Merritt (or anywhere). It seemed unusual enough to try to report to you. If there's a better way to enter, I'll be glad to change it.

 

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

No