Wompatuck State Park – 5/7/17

Wompatuck SP, Plymouth, Massachusetts, US
May 7, 2017 6:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Brookline Bird Club walk led by Eddie Giles.
49 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  2     (G9.  Pair of males first seen as flyovers, later seen flushing from waterway/wetland that flows alongside G9.)
Ruffed Grouse  1     (G9.  Heard only.)
Double-crested Cormorant  4     (Flyovers)
Great Blue Heron  2     (Holly Pond.)
Turkey Vulture  4
Osprey  1     (Flyover.)
Broad-winged Hawk  1     (Observed soaring around the visitors center.  Third weekend in a row noted at this location.)
Buteo sp.  8     (Kettle of eight birds observed high over the park.  Presumed to be Broad-winged Hawks.)
Ring-billed Gull  2     (Flyovers)
Mourning Dove  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  1
Eastern Phoebe  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  3     (Heard only.)
Blue-headed Vireo  1     (Singing male between N4 and N5.)
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  2
Barn Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  3
Red-breasted Nuthatch  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Brown Creeper  1     (G16)
Winter Wren  1     (G16)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  10
Veery  2
American Robin  4
Gray Catbird  6
Ovenbird  20     (Easily more, conservative count.)
Worm-eating Warbler  3     (One bird observed singing along trail at G9.  Later while standing on road between G8 and G9, we observed two males singing/giving chase, who were then joined/chased by a third bir flying across the road from G9.  We could not be sure if that third bird was the same bird we had observed earlier or a different, fourth bird.)
Louisiana Waterthrush  1     (Singing across from G16.)
Blue-winged Warbler  2     (Along G9 and along road between G8 and G9.)
Black-and-white Warbler  10
Common Yellowthroat  2     (G9)
Northern Parula  1     (Seen and heard along the trail to Picture Pond.)
Yellow Warbler  4
Pine Warbler  6
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  6
Song Sparrow  2
Swamp Sparrow  1
Eastern Towhee  8
Northern Cardinal  6
Red-winged Blackbird  1     (Holly Pond.)
Brown-headed Cowbird  4
Baltimore Oriole  3
American Goldfinch  6

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36667395

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