Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge – 4/30/17

Oxbow NWR (Worcester County), Worcester, Massachusetts, US
Apr 30, 2017 7:00 AM – 11:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Brookline Bird Club trip lead by Jonathan Center with 7 participants. Covered areas near the parking lot, bridge, area near rail road crossing, Tank Road trail up to Turnpike trail, Turnpike trail, and Riverside trail.
47 species

Canada Goose  9
Wood Duck  7
Mallard  1
Hooded Merganser  2
Great Blue Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Solitary Sandpiper  3     careful observation & counted; seen together on Nashua River bank.
Mourning Dove  2
Belted Kingfisher  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  6
Downy Woodpecker  5
Northern Flicker  6
Eastern Phoebe  1
Warbling Vireo  1
Blue Jay  4
Tree Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Brown Creeper  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  4     careful count; seen along along Riverside Trail & vicinity of parking lot
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
Eastern Bluebird  1
Veery  1     observed well, seen by others, warm brown above and no spots on breast. Usually seen at this location.
American Robin  6
Gray Catbird  1
Ovenbird  2
Black-and-white Warbler  2
Common Yellowthroat  2
Northern Parula  1
Yellow Warbler  2
Pine Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  1
White-throated Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  3
Swamp Sparrow  4
Eastern Towhee  2
Northern Cardinal  1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  10
Common Grackle  6
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Baltimore Oriole  2     careful observation, seen well and heard singing
Purple Finch  5
American Goldfinch  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36519321

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