Submitted by trip leader, Ernie Harris
7:55 AM – 10:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.5 mile(s)
Checklist Comments: 18 degrees under mostly sunny skies to start with Hartford Audubon Trip led by Ernie Harris ,and three other HAS members
36 species
Canada Goose  55
Mallard  9
American Black Duck  6
Common Eider  14
Bufflehead  2     In Swan pond
Red-breasted Merganser  2     From Cedar Is.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  9
Ruddy Turnstone  1     On jetty
Dunlin  58
Ring-billed Gull  6
Herring Gull  44
Common Loon  1
Great Blue Heron  7
Northern Harrier  2     In field behind Nature center
Cooper’s Hawk  2
Belted Kingfisher  1     Heard calling while behind Swan pond
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  2
Merlin  2     Seen as we were walking back from Willard’s, in field
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Horned Lark  62
Carolina Wren  5
European Starling  300     Mostly in trees between Willard’s and Cedar Is
Northern Mockingbird  3
American Robin  5     Behind Swan pond
House Finch  4
Chipping Sparrow  1     Behind Swan pond with juniors near and under tables.
Fox Sparrow  3     Along bushes between Cedar Is and Willard’s
Dark-eyed Junco  4
White-throated Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  6
Yellow-rumped Warbler  5
Northern Cardinal  2

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