Parker River – 10.20.16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Oct 20, 2016 7:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
12.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Led BBC walk.  YB cuckoo provided fantastic looks at the Wardens. 48 degrees, windy, sunny to start, 58 and partly cloudy to finish.
51 species (+2 other taxa)

Canada Goose  23
American Wigeon  46     Salt Pannes.
American Black Duck  245
Mallard  9
Northern Pintail  39     BFP
Green-winged Teal  147     BFP
Common Eider  1     Male.  Emerson Rocks.
Surf Scoter  2     Males.  Emerson Rocks.
White-winged Scoter  39     Parking lot 1 and Emerson Rocks.
Black Scoter  19     One flew by from Emerson Rocks
Long-tailed Duck  2     Adults.  Emerson Rocks.
Common/Red-breasted Merganser  2
Common Loon  2
Northern Gannet  12     Parking lot 1 and Emerson Rocks.
Double-crested Cormorant  6
Great Blue Heron  5
Great Egret  34
Turkey Vulture  12
Northern Harrier  3
Cooper’s Hawk  2
Black-bellied Plover  13     BFP, SIP, & PI Sound from the Wardens.
Semipalmated Plover  3
Sanderling  13     Emerson Rocks.
Dunlin  200     Minimum, probably many more. PI Sound from the Wardens.
Greater Yellowlegs  32
Ring-billed Gull  2
Herring Gull  21
Great Black-backed Gull  5
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  11     Looking north from parking lot 1.
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1     Wardens.  Right along the parking lot and in a small tree just behind the building.
Downy Woodpecker  2
Merlin  1
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  14
Horned Lark  5     SIP
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
American Robin  7
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  4
European Starling  18
American Pipit  4     SIP
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  14
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  1
Field Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  8
Swamp Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  1
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32128754

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