Razorbills invade Long Island Sound in Connecticut | birdcallsradio.com

Dec 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Birding, Featured Story, Wildlife

… Razorbills are showing up on Long Island Sound up and down the Connecticut coast. They were a welcome addition to the coastal Christmas Bird Counts in Connecticut. I was lucky enough to see two of them yesterday off the coast of Stamford.

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Razorbill. (wikipedia)

Why are they here this winter? Good question. Birdwatchers far smarter than I am are formulating theories. One theory, according to a blog posting on the Connecticut Audubon Society website, is an increase in fish species upon which the large, black-and-white birds prey.

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