Parker River NWR – 5/8/17

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
May 8, 2017 6:20 AM – 9:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Led BBC trip.  46, windy, and cold.
48 species (+2 other taxa)

Canada Goose  5
Gadwall  2
American Black Duck  1
Wild Turkey  3
Double-crested Cormorant  15
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  2
Snowy Egret x Little Blue Heron (hybrid)  1     Not really sure what this is. In close association with Snowy egret.   It had black legs and a black bill.  Back mostly blue-grey. When it opened its wings there were big white patches.
Osprey  2
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Killdeer  4
White-rumped Sandpiper  1     Larger than the other two peeps it was with.  Wings extended beyond tail.  Streaking on flanks.  White rump seen when in flight.
Semipalmated Sandpiper  1
peep sp.  1
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Willet  17
Lesser Yellowlegs  4
Herring Gull  3
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Mourning Dove  2
Least Flycatcher  1     Heard at the beginning of the “S” curves.
Eastern Kingbird  1
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  4
Tree Swallow  15
Barn Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Marsh Wren  1
American Robin  6
Gray Catbird  2
Brown Thrasher  5
Northern Mockingbird  1
Common Yellowthroat  5
American Redstart  1
Northern Parula  1
Magnolia Warbler  1
Yellow Warbler  4
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Field Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  12
Northern Cardinal  1
Bobolink  6
Red-winged Blackbird  4
Common Grackle  4
Orchard Oriole  2
Baltimore Oriole  3
Purple Finch  7
American Goldfinch  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36664068

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