Crane Wildlife Management Area, Falmouth – 5/27/17

Crane WMA, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
May 27, 2017 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Falmouth and Mashpee – Leader: Bob Petersen – 60 degrees, calm, overcast, occasional sun. We started at Crane WMA but then went to South Cape Beach in Mashpee
57 species

Canada Goose  1
Mallard  7
Common Eider  5
Black Scoter  1
Red-breasted Merganser  4
Wild Turkey  1
Double-crested Cormorant  7
Great Egret  3
Turkey Vulture  6
Osprey  11
Red-tailed Hawk  1
American Oystercatcher  1
Piping Plover  4
Killdeer  5
Willet  11
Ring-billed Gull  3
Herring Gull  6
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Least Tern  6
Common Tern  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  1
Mourning Dove  6
Chimney Swift  3
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  2
American Kestrel  2
Eastern Kingbird  2
Blue Jay  14
American Crow  9
Fish Crow  1
Horned Lark  2
Tree Swallow  25
Barn Swallow  15
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Eastern Bluebird  4
American Robin  3
Gray Catbird  4
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  1
Ovenbird  1
Common Yellowthroat  11
Yellow Warbler  5
Prairie Warbler  1
Grasshopper Sparrow  6     Restored grassland at Crane WMA is bringing this species back, there were many seen and heard.
Savannah Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  7
Eastern Towhee  5
Blue Grosbeak  2     There was a male and female pair at Crane WMA. This species has been seen here for several years.
Red-winged Blackbird  12
Eastern Meadowlark  4
Common Grackle  7
Baltimore Oriole  3
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  8
House Sparrow  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37692011

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