Mt. Auburn Cemetery – 4/23/17

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 6:30 AM – 10:16 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Mt. Auburn – Leader: Jason Forbes
To 9:15 with the group (Indian Ridge, Halcyon, Auburn, Palm Ave, Dell, Willow, back), then another loop myself (only adding the waxwings and House Sparrows(!)). Nice weather but not overly birdy.
36 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard (Northern)  5
Wild Turkey  5
Double-crested Cormorant  9
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)  3     One had a squirrel in its talons. We thought ready to eat, but it suddenly ran off.
Herring Gull (American)  1
Mourning Dove  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  4
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
Eastern Phoebe  3
Blue Jay  10
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  5
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  2
Brown Creeper  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Hermit Thrush (faxoni/crymophilus)  1     Probably 2 in the Dell
American Robin  30
Cedar Waxwing  4
Pine Warbler  2
Chipping Sparrow  15
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  3
White-throated Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  1
Northern Cardinal  6
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  6
Common Grackle (Bronzed)  20
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
House Finch  4
American Goldfinch  5
House Sparrow  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36519333

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