Plum Island – 8/6/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Aug 6, 2016 7:58 AM – 1:56 PM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Plum Island – Leader: Neil Hayward
63 species

Canada Goose  24
American Black Duck  3
Mallard  7
Hooded Merganser  1
Wild Turkey  1
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Double-crested Cormorant  16
Great Blue Heron  9
Great Egret  27
Snowy Egret  61
Turkey Vulture  1
Osprey  5
Northern Harrier  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1
American Avocet  1     Continuing. Bill Forward.
Black-bellied Plover  25
Semipalmated Plover  469
Killdeer  5
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  8
Willet  2
Lesser Yellowlegs  6
Ruddy Turnstone  2
Red Knot  1
Stilt Sandpiper  1
Least Sandpiper  8
White-rumped Sandpiper  1
Pectoral Sandpiper  1
Semipalmated Sandpiper  240
Short-billed Dowitcher  15
Ring-billed Gull  1
Herring Gull  3
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Least Tern  4
Common Tern  6
Mourning Dove  4
Chimney Swift  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1     Stage Island overlook.
Peregrine Falcon  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Eastern Kingbird  7
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  5
Purple Martin  16
Tree Swallow  2000
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Marsh Wren  1
American Robin  26
Gray Catbird  3
Northern Mockingbird  3
European Starling  52
Cedar Waxwing  27     Probably an under-estimate. Heard almost everywhere on the island.
Common Yellowthroat  1
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  2
Saltmarsh Sparrow  1     Main panne.
Song Sparrow  4
Eastern Towhee  7
Northern Cardinal  1
Bobolink  1     Female. Stage Island.
Red-winged Blackbird  4
Common Grackle  20
Baltimore Oriole  2     On dike of Bill Forward pool.
American Goldfinch  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S30997724

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