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Posts Tagged ‘Milford Point’


Clapper Rail

Friday, July 14th, 2017

July 14, 2017. These marsh birds are known for their elusive nature and are more often heard than seen.

Pectoral Sandpiper

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

April 6, 2017. This is an uncommon species in Connecticut, but also a wide-ranging one.

Bird Finder for July 28: Sanderling

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Sanderling. It’s late July and that means fall shorebird migration is getting under way, and one of our most ubiquitous shorebirds is the Sanderling.

Caspian Tern: Bird Finder for September 10

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Caspian Tern
Although uncommon, Caspian Terns may be found in Connecticut from mid-April to early November. Two were seen at the Milford Point Coastal Center on Wednesday, September 9.

Bird Finder: Shorebirds on the Move — Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Buff-breasted Sandpiper has occurred annually at Hammonasset Beach State Park and at our Milford Point Coastal Center, where one or two are reported each year.




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