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Snowy Owls in Connecticut, Winter 2017-2018

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

December 10, 2017. Welcome to the 2017 Snowy Owl season! With over 10 different sightings already reported in Connecticut and perhaps a hundred or more from Virginia to Maine, there is no doubt this is an irruption year.

Thanksgiving Treats

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

November 22, 2017. Our Bird Finder authors are taking the week off so I’ve compiled a selection of their work from last fall and winter, and the previous fall and winter, as a guide to birds you might want to look for over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Baird’s Sandpiper

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

August 17, 2017. Baird’s Sandpiper is a long-distance Central Flyway migrant from its high Arctic breeding grounds to South America, straying east to Connecticut in late summer and autumn. When here, they’re found on mudflats, the edges of grassy ponds and marshes, and beaches above the wrack line.

Bird Finder for January 27, 2017: Harlequin Duck

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Harlequin Duck: Taking its name from a colorfully dressed character in Commedia dell’arte and long touted to be the “fashion plate of the winter seas,” Harlequin Duck is a rare sight in Connecticut.

Northern Gannet: Bird Finder for December 2, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Northern Gannet. When winds howl, storms brew, or winter sets in, the Northern Gannet can be found in Long Island Sound without too much effort.

 

 

 

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