Cold Spring Park, Newton – 5/13/17

Cold Spring Park, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 13, 2017 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Seven birders joined me on this BBC Birding 101 walk. With a temp of about 43F and overcast sky, migrants were pretty quiet. A lot of basics were covered. The highlight was a Solitary Sandpiper, the first I’ve seen in Cold Spring, by the bridge at the start of the health trail.
28 species

Red-tailed Hawk  1
Solitary Sandpiper  1
Mourning Dove  3
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  1     near the dog field
Warbling Vireo  4
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  5
Tufted Titmouse  3
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Carolina Wren  2
Wood Thrush  2
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  4
Ovenbird  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Yellow Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
Chipping Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  6
Northern Cardinal  5
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  3
Baltimore Oriole  6
American Goldfinch  5
House Sparrow  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36916103

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