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.

- NB


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