White-tailed Kite in CT!

I have to laugh a little bit at this. This great bird showed up the day after I left for a week's birding in AZ (which is off to a great start BTW). This is at least the fifth time a state first has shown up in CT when I've been away, off the top of my head! I can think of: Red-necked Stint, Black-tailed Godwit, Little Stint, Snowy Plover, and now WT Kite. I think CT birders would be smart to pay for me to take a vacation every now and then!

- NB


  1. Ha..maybe I should ask you to take a vacation rather then give you this invite..

    Check out the link below and let me know if you would like to join us for a bird outing.

    Birders who blog, tweet and chirp
    August 28th, The Charlestown Breachway and Ninigret Tidal Flats


  2. It would all be sweeter if you guys were back here enjoying the show!


  3. saw pair of snowy plovers in Goshen,ct last week at a small pond

  4. Thanks Dawn, I'll check my schedule. August really snuck up on me.

    Thanks Mark. Glad it stuck around for us to see.

    Anonymous...do you have any photos or description of the plovers? Snowy Plover is INCREDIBLY rare in the northeast and would be expected to turn up along the coast.


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