Bolton Flats WMA–Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
May 18, 2019 6:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:    BBC-Bolton Flats WMA by Canoe/Kayak-Leader Nick Paulson. Started in Still River from Canoe Launch then went over to Sandpit Section.
84 species
Canada Goose  18
Mute Swan  1
Wood Duck  8
Mallard  10
American Black Duck  2
Green-winged Teal  1    Seen. Regular breeder in this area
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  60
Mourning Dove  12
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Black-billed Cuckoo  4
Common Nighthawk  34    Singles and medium flocks migrating
Eastern Whip-poor-will  1
Chimney Swift  7
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  3
Virginia Rail  2
Sora  6    Banner year here for these birds. Found throughout. Up to 5 at a time. Likely undercounted.
Killdeer  6
Solitary Sandpiper  6    Numbers dropped from the week before but still in expected range.
Ring-billed Gull  2
Double-crested Cormorant  6
Least Bittern  2    One seen one heard.
Great Blue Heron  8
Osprey  4
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1    Adult flyby. Getting late but still potential migrant.
Red-tailed Hawk  8
Belted Kingfisher  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  4
American Kestrel  1
Alder Flycatcher  3
Willow Flycatcher  5
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