Category Archives: Fairfield Birding

2/28 – HOARY REDPOLL, Fairfield

3/5 Note: After a lengthy period of discussion and review of photos, we have concluded that this bird is actually a Common Redpoll, instead of a Hoary as originally thought. 3/2 Note: We are still trying to wrestle with the … Continue reading

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Fairfield BIG Day 2014

In birding there are those rare days when everything falls into place. Those days when the birds are throwing themselves at you in such numbers and quantity that even when you’re just a few hours into it, you know something … Continue reading

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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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