About Mute Swans

June 23rd , 2011 → 10:51 pm @

“…known to kill geese, ducks, and other wetland bird species, and also to cause nest abandonment by Least Terns and Black Skimmers, both threatened species that are native to Long Island Sound, and which can still be found, in smaller and smaller numbers, on West Haven’s Sandy Point.” The beautiful Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) that [...]

Category : Autumn / Community Outreach / Nature In Motion / Science/Education / Spring / Summer / Wildlife / Winter

Plant life

September 7th , 2010 → 4:16 pm @

Category : Plant Life

The Weather

June 1st , 2010 → 11:14 am @

Storms The Wind

Category : Nature

Nature

June 1st , 2010 → 10:28 am @

West Haven’s Beaches and Shoreline West Haven’s crown-jewel shoreline is one of the foremost locations in Connecticut to spot rare shorebirds, serving as a migratory route for some of the most endangered bird species. The Sandy Point estuary, one of the sites featured on the Connecticut Coastal Birding Trail, has been designated an “important bird [...]

Category : Nature

Birds

May 19th , 2010 → 12:01 pm @

Sparrow Cardinals Seagulls BlueJay Monk Parrots Egrets

Category : Sights and Sounds / Wildlife