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Townsend’s Warbler

Townsend’s Warbler (Setophaga townsendi) is discovered on Marblehead Neck that has been hanging around for several weeks. Continue reading

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Hoo Hoo Hoo Merry Christmas!

Snowy Owls visit the Connecticut shores on long Sound and around the USA this Christmas. Continue reading

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Hadlyme, CT Fork-tailed Flycatcher; A Wrong Way Corrigan?

The Fork-tailed Flycatcher is certainly not an expected bird is Southern New England in the late fall. Continue reading

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Festival of Shorebirds at Jamaica Bay

Studying Shorebirds on fall migration at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is one of the wonders of the world, whether you are at the 8th Annual Shorebird Festival or not. Continue reading

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Purple Martins Are Aerial Insectivores

They catch large flying insects found in the air mass. All aerial insectivores in Connecticut are in a serious and somewhat mysterious population decline as pointed out by the Connecticut State of Birds 2103 report produced by the Connecticut Audubon Society. Photography can be used to record the insect prey Purple Martins bring to feed their young. These insects are one part of the aerial plankton found in the seventh habitat. Continue reading

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The Fall Peep Show

Sorting out the often difficult small migrating shorebirds called Peeps on the East Coast in the fall can be both difficult and rewarding. The solution to positive id’s is patience and active observation. This photo essay examines the issues and provides some photos of the five common Peeps. Continue reading

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