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Posts Tagged ‘Milford Point’


Clapper Rail

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

May 26, 2018. Rails are an elusive group of birds. Narrow and hen-shaped, they slide through the tall grasses of coastal, brackish, and freshwater marshes foraging on plant material, invertebrates, and small fish.

Blue-winged Teal

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

April 19, 2018. One of our most familiar and easily-observed groups of birds, the ducks, are in peak migration and can be seen readily in most wetlands. Keep an eye out for this dapper migrant species among the flocks of familiar waterfowl.

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.

Snow Bunting

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

December 6, 2017. A bleak winter day can be brightened by the sight of the small, graceful songbird called the Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis).

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.




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