Saturday, April 11, 2009
10 Apr - BLACK BRANT, Stratford
An overdue subspecies for the state, found in the rain at dusk last night at Short Beach. Also photos below of Caspian Tern, Glaucous Gull, Northern Gannet.
Note the darker belly and more obvious white chinstrap (connected at front).
Center. Note the black belly still visible at this angle.
center, facing toward us and right
left-center, facing left
can you find it??
an early Caspian Tern also at Short Beach
Glaucous Gull at Sasco Creek, Southport
Northern Gannet flying past the West Haven shoreline a couple days earlier.
April 11, 2009 at 9:57 PM
"But as far as true rarities are concerned.....yawn :)"
April 11, 2009 at 11:08 PM
Just talking out of my ass I guess...
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