Westborough WMA – 6/10/17

Westborough WMA, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
Jun 10, 2017 5:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Westboro Wildlife Management Area – Nickilas Paulson – Conservation Series Walk. Lots of breeding activity observed. Hot and humid, sunny, with a light wind and occasional wind gusts. Very High Gyspy Moth caterpillar. numbers.
74 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  3
Mute Swan  14
Double-crested Cormorant  2
Great Blue Heron  4
Turkey Vulture  1
Bald Eagle  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Virginia Rail  2
Killdeer  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  2
Mourning Dove  14
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  8     3 years of gypsy moths has bolstered the population.
Black-billed Cuckoo  2
Chimney Swift  18
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  5
Hairy Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  6
Alder Flycatcher  1
Willow Flycatcher  5
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill’s Flycatcher)  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  5
Eastern Kingbird  13     Likely undercount.
Yellow-throated Vireo  2
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Warbling Vireo  17     Calling all over, several seen and a nest. Likely undercount
Red-eyed Vireo  7
Blue Jay  12
American Crow  3
Tree Swallow  29
Barn Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  20
Tufted Titmouse  12
White-breasted Nuthatch  7
House Wren  4
Carolina Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  12     Most water edges and some in forest. Forgot to look at one nest I already knew of.
Eastern Bluebird  3
Veery  2
Wood Thrush  8
American Robin  26
Gray Catbird  22
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  1
Cedar Waxwing  24
Ovenbird  11
Blue-winged Warbler  3
Black-and-white Warbler  2
Common Yellowthroat  18
American Redstart  22
Yellow Warbler  18
Chestnut-sided Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  8
Field Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  22
Swamp Sparrow  9
Eastern Towhee  12
Scarlet Tanager  5
Northern Cardinal  5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  13
Indigo Bunting  3
Red-winged Blackbird  60
Common Grackle  60
Brown-headed Cowbird  14
Orchard Oriole  1
Baltimore Oriole  19
House Finch  4
Purple Finch  2
American Goldfinch  18
House Sparrow  8

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37692377

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