Morning conditions did not look favorable for birding, 9 degrees F and
snowing, but the day turned out well thanks to good feeder activity. Met
three homeowners, [feeder operators], who were most hospitable and interested
to have someone check on "their" birds
Covered more than 80% of roads in West Haven that for the most part were
open and plowed.
Location: West Haven
Observation date: 2/1/11
Notes: Temperature approximately 9 degrees F and snowing lightly. Snow
cover on ground about 12 inches. Feeders were active.
Number of species: 22
Red-tailed Hawk 4
Rough-legged Hawk 2 One dark morph and one light morph.
Rock Pigeon 5
Mourning Dove 10
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 3
Blue Jay 38
American Crow 6
Common Raven 2
Black-capped Chickadee 66
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 5
Eastern Bluebird 6
American Robin 97 Large group crossing from one stand of red cedar to
another stand of red cedar.
European Starling 14
American Tree Sparrow 25
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 31
Northern Cardinal 8
Red-winged Blackbird 1 Single female at feeder.
American Goldfinch 7
House Sparrow 81
This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org/vt)
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