Category Archives: Connecticut Birding

90!

James Purcell and I spent the entire day Sunday (1/19) birding the majority of birding locations throughout the town of Fairfield on a winter big day of sorts. Our primary goal aside from numbers of species was to connect with … Continue reading

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1/16 – Bald is Beautiful

With a little free time on my hands this morning, I joined Jim Orrico for a couple of hours of birding in town. Our plan was to hit a couple of lakes and reservoirs in Northern Fairfield, in hopes that … Continue reading

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1/8 – Ash Creek

Before a frustrating dusk miss of both the Cackling and Barnacle Geese in the Southport area of Fairfield (although we would get redemption on the former over the weekend, and the latter on Thursday, January 9th), Jim Orrico and I … Continue reading

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1/11 – 1/12: Fairfield Continues to Shine

I enjoyed another awesome weekend of birding in my awesome hometown, Fairfield, CT. Starting from foggy Saturday morning to windy Sunday evening, I birded more-or-less nonstop, putting together a nice total of species for the weekend, and noting a number … Continue reading

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1/9 – BARNACLE GOOSE, Fairfield

Barnacle Goose has been on my radar as a Fairfield birder for a couple of years now, beginning with the banded Scottish bird in Westport a few years back. That bird never made it across the border, but the saga … Continue reading

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1/5 – Penfield Reef Barrow’s

I received a call from James Purcell late morning on Sunday to alert me to a Northern Pintail in the vicinity of his house at the Penfield Reef. Despite the extremely treacherous and icy road conditions, I couldn’t resist heading … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

…There was the heaven and the earth. There was a White-throated Sparrow, a Northern Cardinal and a Dark-eyed Junco, my first three birds of the year! I’ve been keeping a year list for a number of years now, and have really been enjoying it. New … Continue reading

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