Sunday, January 11, 2015

Westminster Early 2015

On January first, there was a large group of gulls on Round Meadow Pond, one Iceland "Kumlien's" Gull was present, but no other uncommon species were present. Since the cold snap has hit the open water has frozen and fewer gulls are present at the pond. However the cold snap a has increased our visiting feeder birds. Approximately 50 American Goldfinches and 12 Pine Siskins were at our feeders this morning.

Herring Gulls high over Round Meadow Pond on the first.

This first winter Iceland Gull was present with ~250 Herring, a dozen Great Black-backed and
a few Ring-billed Gulls on Jan 1.

A Goldfinch with Siskin on 1/11.

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