Mt. Auburn Cemetery, evening trip – 5/11/16

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 11, 2016 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Mt. Auburn Cemetery – Leader: Sylvia Martin – We were limited to two hours because the cemetery gates close at 7 p.m. Activity picked up a bit as the afternoon drew on. A very pleasant walk. Not as many migrants about as in morning.
35 species

Mallard  4
Wild Turkey  5
Double-crested Cormorant  1
Ring-billed Gull  2
Mourning Dove  4
Chimney Swift  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Hairy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Yellow-throated Vireo  1     Seen and heard well by many in the oval near the dell.
Warbling Vireo  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  5
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  5     There was one apparent family group in a big bush next to Spectacle Pond. What appeared to be a fledgling kept following an adult around and showing begging behavior. At least two young observed.
Black-and-white Warbler  3
Northern Parula  3
Black-throated Blue Warbler  1     Indian Ridge, male
Palm Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  6
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
White-throated Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  7
Red-winged Blackbird  7
Common Grackle  10
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Baltimore Oriole  6
House Sparrow  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S29704624

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