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Cooperative Connecticut Warbler in Queens

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Danny let us know about a bird he had earlier that he was convinced was a Connecticut Warbler , something I teased him about because he has never seen one and it was fun to tell him that he actually had a Nashville Warbler , of which there were at least two in the park. This is just an absurd situation for a Connecticut Warbler to be in.

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What is the State Bird of Connecticut?

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Found in all fifty states except for Hawaii, the robin is also the state bird of not just Connecticut, but Michigan and Wisconsin as well. Long a symbol of spring in New England (even though they can be present throughout the winter), the robin was named Connecticut’s state bird in 1943.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of September 2020)

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On Friday morning he unsuccessfully chased a LeConte’s Sparrow and a Connecticut Warbler in Queens but had his second ever encounter with Virginia Rail in Queens as well as a Yellow-breasted Chat.

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Collective Arts Brewing: All Together IPA

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We’ve featured Collective Arts Brewing several times here at Birds and Booze, so it’s no surprise that they chose to adorn their version of All Together IPA with a bird, a colorful Northern Parula ( Setophaga americana ) depicted by Connecticut artist Edgar Allan Slothman , the pseudonym of professional illustrator and advertiser Don Carter.

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Bryant Park Connecticut Warbler

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Bryant Park, that marvelous magnet for migrant birds in midtown Manhattan, has come through with another cooperative stunner. Check this out !

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Connecticut Oil Company President Illegally Owns Primate

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I'm starting to wonder about Connecticut. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection says he never had the required permit. It's the same state where the Travis incident occurred. However, this time the owner is an oil and gas company president , not some eccentric woman on Xanax.

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How To (And Not To) Transport Wild Birds

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“Three hatchling American Robins in a plastic slice of pie container,” said Bonnie Alexander in Connecticut. Five hatchling House Sparrows in a Happy Meal box,” said Johanna Walton, also in Connecticut. “They brought us one in a box the size of a small refrigerator,” said Karen Lynn in Connecticut.