Parker River – 10/8/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Oct 8, 2016 8:00 AM – 12:20 PM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Brookline Bird Club trip lead by Jonathan Center. Attended by two participants. Areas covered were parking lot # 1, main salt pan, Warden’s/maintenance area, North Pool overlook, Bill Forward pool (from Hellcat dike and observation blind, Pines Trail, and Stage Island pool.
41 species

American Wigeon  10
American Black Duck  90
Mallard  40
Northern Pintail  35
Green-winged Teal (American)  12
Wild Turkey  2
Double-crested Cormorant  40
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  33     careful count
Snowy Egret  4
Turkey Vulture  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
American Golden-Plover  2
Killdeer  1
Dunlin  2
Wilson’s Snipe  1
Greater Yellowlegs  15
Ring-billed Gull  1
Herring Gull  10
Mourning Dove  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Merlin  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  8
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
American Robin  3
Gray Catbird  2
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  50
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
White-throated Sparrow  3
Savannah Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  9
Eastern Towhee  2
Northern Cardinal  4
House Finch  3
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32110847

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