Parker River NWR – 5/7/17

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
May 7, 2017 7:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
6.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Brookline Bird Club Plum Island morning trip lead by Jonathan Center plus 2 participants. Birded refuge from parking lot # 1 south to lot # 7.
54 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  9
Mute Swan  1
Gadwall  6
American Black Duck  2
Mallard  6
Common Eider  8
scoter sp.  8
Long-tailed Duck  12
Red-breasted Merganser  1
Wild Turkey  2
Horned Grebe  1     Observed in breeding plumage off Emerson Rocks. Saw dark neck and head with contrasting light yellow ear patch. Small grebe size with short, thin neck.
Double-crested Cormorant  16
Great Egret  7
Snowy Egret  3
Osprey  3
Northern Harrier  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  2
Greater Yellowlegs  10
Willet  12
Herring Gull  12
Common Tern  6
Mourning Dove  2
Chimney Swift  1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Eastern Kingbird  2
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  3
Purple Martin  6
Tree Swallow  18
Barn Swallow  10
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  2
Northern Mockingbird  1
Blue-winged Warbler  1
Black-and-white Warbler  2
Common Yellowthroat  1
American Redstart  1
Cape May Warbler  1
Northern Parula  2
Yellow Warbler  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
White-throated Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  3
Scarlet Tanager  1
Bobolink  3
Red-winged Blackbird  20
Common Grackle  6
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
Baltimore Oriole  2
Purple Finch  3
American Goldfinch  4
House Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36666887

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