Mt. Auburn Cemetery – 5/19/17

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 19, 2017 6:00 AM – 8:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Mt Auburn Cemetery – Leader: David Scott – 65-70F. Another wave of birds in since the previous morning, many thrushes.
43 species

Mallard  2
Wild Turkey  3
Herring Gull  3
Mourning Dove  2
Great Horned Owl  1     Sitting out low over the pond.
Chimney Swift  3
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  3     Courtship display!
Eastern Phoebe  3
Eastern Kingbird  2
Warbling Vireo  2
Red-eyed Vireo  1     Heard only
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Veery  1
Gray-cheeked Thrush  1     Spectacle Pond. Pale brown thrush, picked it up in the open, where it gave the impression of a Swainson’s Thrush but not buffy on the face. Flew into yews, where it was seen by several of the group. Clear view of gray face, others reported seeing spots.
Swainson’s Thrush  5
American Robin  20
Gray Catbird  6
European Starling  3
Cedar Waxwing  10
Ovenbird  2
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Tennessee Warbler  1     Heard only
Mourning Warbler  1
American Redstart  8
Northern Parula  1
Magnolia Warbler  6
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Black-throated Blue Warbler  1
Pine Warbler  1     Heard only
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Black-throated Green Warbler  3
Canada Warbler  1     Seen by leader in the Dell before the trip
Chipping Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  3
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Orchard Oriole  1
Baltimore Oriole  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37389174

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