Westborough WMA – 5/1/17

Westborough WMA, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
May 1, 2017 6:00 AM – 9:50 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Westboro Wildlife Management Area – Nickilas Paulson – Slow migration day until a Sandhill Crane flew in to make the whole walk a success.
56 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  3
Mute Swan  22
Wood Duck  8
Mallard  6
Green-winged Teal  1
Bufflehead  1     Female. Flying around early, then on Big Chauncy
Great Blue Heron  3
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Sandhill Crane  1     Rare. Flew in over Big Chauncy and flew into the fields. Landed in lower corn field. From ballfield entrance go to first intersection and take a right. In the field to the right, below the row of sumac. First I have seen at WWMA, second I have heard here.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  6
Mourning Dove  8
Belted Kingfisher  1
Downy Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
Eastern Kingbird  1
Yellow-throated Vireo  1
Warbling Vireo  6
Blue Jay  8
American Crow  5
Tree Swallow  30
Barn Swallow  20
Black-capped Chickadee  13
Tufted Titmouse  10
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
House Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  6
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
Wood Thrush  1
American Robin  12
Gray Catbird  18
Brown Thrasher  1
Ovenbird  2
Northern Waterthrush  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  1
American Redstart  1
Northern Parula  1
Yellow Warbler  23     Conservative count
Pine Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  14
Chipping Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  2
Savannah Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  13
Swamp Sparrow  6
Eastern Towhee  5
Northern Cardinal  8
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  28
Common Grackle  18
Brown-headed Cowbird  18
Orchard Oriole  2
Baltimore Oriole  2
House Finch  1
Purple Finch  3
House/Purple Finch  2
American Goldfinch  14

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37052200

2017-07-10T20:07:15+00:00