Upton State Forest – 5/7/17

Upton SF, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
May 7, 2017 7:00 AM – 10:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Upton State Forest – Nickilas Paulson – Nice weather, but very slow birding. Very few migrants and quiet residents.
46 species

Canada Goose  4
Great Blue Heron  1
Bald Eagle  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  4
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Yellow-throated Vireo  1
Warbling Vireo  1
Blue Jay  8
American Crow  2
Tree Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  8
Brown Creeper  9     Low, rather quiet in the wind. Birds calling here and there.
House Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Eastern Bluebird  1
Veery  2
Wood Thrush  3
American Robin  6
Gray Catbird  6
Ovenbird  50     Rather low estimate. Sparsely dispersed today or just not calling as much. Several seen as well.
Northern Waterthrush  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  5
Yellow Warbler  1
Pine Warbler  2
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  16
Song Sparrow  2
Swamp Sparrow  1
Eastern Towhee  4
Scarlet Tanager  12     Makes calling throughout hike.
Northern Cardinal  5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  16
Common Grackle  10
Brown-headed Cowbird  15
Baltimore Oriole  3
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37052136

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