Mt. Auburn Cemetery – 5/1/17

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 1, 2017 6:00 AM – 8:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC trip – Mt Auburn Cemetery. Leader – David Scott (filling in for Jared Keyes). Chilly (high 40s), overcast, but lots of activity, especially around Laurel Ave. Raccoon at Halcyon Pond.
38 species

Mallard  2
Hooded Merganser  1
Wild Turkey  6
Great Blue Heron  1
Herring Gull  1
Mourning Dove  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Eastern Kingbird  1
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  5
Common Raven  1     Heard only
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
Wood Thrush  1     Heard only
American Robin  30
Gray Catbird  3
Northern Mockingbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  3
Blue-winged Warbler  1     Singing below the tower
Black-and-white Warbler  5
Northern Parula  3
Palm Warbler  5
Yellow-rumped Warbler  60     Everywhere
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  20
White-throated Sparrow  1     Heard only
Scarlet Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  2
Red-winged Blackbird  60     In addition to the expected birds around the ponds, there was a large flock of females which moved through the Dell, then a smaller flock of singing males closer to the entrance. Unusual.
Common Grackle  2
Brown-headed Cowbird  4
Baltimore Oriole  2
American Goldfinch  4
House Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36519318

2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00