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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.

Bird Finder for March 21: Mew Gull

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mew Gull: The smallest of the “white-headed” gulls in North America, the Mew Gull has been seen at Hammonasset.

 

 

 

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