North Shore Ramble – 4/23/17

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 7:20 AM – 7:35 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     Led BBC walk.  Very quiet here to start.
4 species

Mallard  1
Killdeer  1
Tree Swallow  2
Northern Cardinal  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664074


Crane Neck St., West Newbury, MA, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 9:15 AM – 10:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.8 mile(s)
Comments:     Led BBC walk.
24 species

Canada Goose  2
Wood Duck  4
Double-crested Cormorant  1
Great Blue Heron  1     Fly by.  The GB heron rookery appears to be abandoned.
Mourning Dove  1
Great Horned Owl  2     As we were observing a juvenile in its nest, an adult flew in and landed just above it.
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
American Crow  1
Tree Swallow  7
Tufted Titmouse  1
American Robin  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Pine Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  1
Swamp Sparrow  1
Red-winged Blackbird  5
Rusty Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  1
House Finch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664076


Pike’s Bridge Road, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 11:15 AM – 11:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Led BBC walk.  Very quiet here.
6 species

Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Song Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  2
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664080


Scotland Road wet meadows, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 11:45 AM – 12:10 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     Led BBC walk.
12 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard  2
Great Blue Heron  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Killdeer  2
Wilson’s Snipe  2
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Carolina Wren  1
European Starling  2
Song Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664081


Topsfield Fairgrounds, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 23, 2017 12:40 PM – 12:50 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     Wrapping up from the BBC walk to pick up cars.
4 species

Turkey Vulture  4
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Barn Swallow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664083

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