Parker River NWR – 9/26/17

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Sep 26, 2017 7:20 AM – 12:10 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC Trip. Thanks to Marjorie for building and sharing the eBird list. Foggy and 63 to start and mostly sunny 76 degrees at end. With Brookline Bird Club members Bill, Kevin and Jared. Focus on Saltmarsh Sparrows, Wardens area, Hellcat dike and Hellcat marsh trail to old blind. Most of the warblers were on this trail. Also stops at Bill Forward Blind and North Pool Overlook.
59 species

Canada Goose  7
American Wigeon  3
Mallard  16
American Black Duck  63
Northern Pintail  1
Green-winged Teal  7
Wild Turkey  5
Double-crested Cormorant  21
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  9
Snowy Egret  1
Osprey  1     Standing on pole by Pines platform
Northern Harrier  2
Black-bellied Plover  7
Semipalmated Plover  3
Killdeer  1
Dunlin  6
Least Sandpiper  1
White-rumped Sandpiper  1
Semipalmated Sandpiper  5
Short-billed Dowitcher  3
Greater Yellowlegs  4
Lesser Yellowlegs  3     Heard
Herring Gull  7
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Mourning Dove  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
Eastern Phoebe  3
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  1     On a sign at North Pool dike.
Black-capped Chickadee  11
House Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
American Robin  32
Gray Catbird  12
Brown Thrasher  3
Northern Mockingbird  5
European Starling  49
Cedar Waxwing  3
Ovenbird  1     Seen by Bill on Hellcat Marsh trail.
Magnolia Warbler  1
Blackpoll Warbler  3
Palm Warbler  1     At Wardens
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Wilson’s Warbler  1
Nelson’s Sparrow  1     With Saltmarsh Sparrows south of Lot one.
Saltmarsh Sparrow  10     Possibly more. Many sparrows moving around and teeing up close to the road on right side heading south from lot one.
White-crowned Sparrow  2
White-throated Sparrow  3
Savannah Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  7
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  1     Hellcat
American Goldfinch  1
House Sparrow  7     Wardens

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39411801

2017-09-26T21:47:18+00:00