Crooked Pond (Boxford) to JB Little (Groveland) – 4/8/17

Bald Hill Reservation–Crooked Pond, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 8, 2017 7:00 AM – 9:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Partly to mostly sunny and 36-42 Degrees.
With Brookline Bird Club trip led by Zack Weber and Jim McCoy.
20 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  3
Mallard  3
Bufflehead  2
Turkey Vulture  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Accipiter sp.  1     One member of the group had a brief look at a small accipiter flying by. Probably a Sharp shinned Hawk.
Red-shouldered Hawk  1     A few of the early participants heard and saw Red Shouldered Hawk in the parking lot.
Ring-billed Gull  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1     Loud drumming
zjw edit: also called once in the distance (in direction of earlier drumming)
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  2     At least two. Singing . One was seen.
Winter Wren  1     Heard partial song. Only a few were able to get a good look.
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  4
American Goldfinch  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35881934

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Bald Hill Reservation–Crooked Pond, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 8, 2017 7:25 AM – 9:23 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC trip co-lead with Jim McCoy.  Thanks to Randy Yuen for ebird note keeping.
20 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  3
Mallard  4
Bufflehead  3
Turkey Vulture  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  0     seen by some prior to official start of trip
Ring-billed Gull  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
American Crow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  2
Winter Wren  1
American Robin  1
Red-winged Blackbird  1
blackbird sp.  2
American Goldfinch  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35881938

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Essex County, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 8, 2017 9:23 AM – 10:27 AM
Protocol: Traveling
15.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC trip.  Misc birds seen between birding at Crooked Pond and JB Little Road
4 species

Mallard  3
American Crow  1
Eastern Bluebird  2
Song Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35881937
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Crane Pond WMA–J.B. Little Rd., Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 8, 2017 10:28 AM – 12:48 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC trip co-lead with Jim McCoy
25 species

Canada Goose  7
Wood Duck  6
Mallard  5
Green-winged Teal  10
Turkey Vulture  2
Osprey  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Herring Gull  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  6
Tufted Titmouse  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Brown Creeper  3
Winter Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Pine Warbler  1
Dark-eyed Junco  3
Song Sparrow  2
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  2
American Goldfinch  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35881935

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US-Massachusetts-Groveland-23-95 J B Little Road – 42.767x-70.988, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 8, 2017 10:39 AM – 12:39 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
18 species

Canada Goose  2
Wood Duck  6
Mallard  4
Turkey Vulture  2
Osprey  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  3
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  4
Winter Wren  1     Good looks
Pine Warbler  2
Dark-eyed Junco  1
Song Sparrow  1
Common Grackle  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35881933

 

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