Mt. Auburn Cemetery and Fresh Pond – 5/7/17

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 7, 2017 6:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Mt. Auburn – Leader: Jason Forbes
Group size and estimate. Indian Ridge, Halcyon, Harvard Hill, Willow. Bit windy but nice, could have used a few more warblers and the cuckoos seen by others.
51 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard (Northern)  2
Common Loon  1     Leader only?
Double-crested Cormorant  10
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)  1
Herring Gull (American)  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  1
Mourning Dove  2
Chimney Swift  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  3
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Least Flycatcher  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  2
Eastern Kingbird  2
Warbling Vireo (Eastern)  3
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  2
Barn Swallow (American)  1
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  2
American Robin  10
Gray Catbird  4
European Starling  5
Cedar Waxwing  20     Counted 12 then watched 20+ fly out near Robin Ave
Ovenbird  1
Black-and-white Warbler  7
Northern Parula  3
Palm Warbler  1     Group only
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  40
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Wilson’s Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  20
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  2
Scarlet Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  2
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  2
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  5
Common Grackle (Bronzed)  15
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Orchard Oriole  2
Baltimore Oriole  10
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  2
House Sparrow  15

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36667817


Fresh Pond, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 7, 2017 9:35 AM – 12:05 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – extension from Mt. Auburn – Leader: Jason Forbes
Chasing the Prothonotary.
30 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard (Northern)  1
Double-crested Cormorant  1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  1
Green Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Bald Eagle  1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)  1
Herring Gull (American)  60     Rough count of birds bathing middle of the pond
Great Black-backed Gull  2
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  2
Eastern Kingbird  2
Warbling Vireo (Eastern)  2
Tree Swallow  6
Black-capped Chickadee  1
House Wren  1
American Robin  3
Gray Catbird  2
Prothonotary Warbler  1     Continuing from earlier this morning.
American Redstart  2
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  3
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  6
Northern Cardinal  2
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  3
Common Grackle (Bronzed)  5
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Orchard Oriole  2
Baltimore Oriole  4
American Goldfinch  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36667818

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