Cape Ann-Gloucester & Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jan 5, 2019 8:30 AM – 1:15 PM
Protocol: Traveling
10.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Brookline Bird Club trip with John Nelson and I leading. Rainy forecast did not materialize and though there were a few sprinkles, it was mostly dry, mild and overcast. 40degrees the Harbor was glass like in the AM, wind did pick up some as morning wore on.
36 species

Canada Goose  27
Mallard  55
American Black Duck  46
Greater Scaup  8     Niles Pond
Lesser Scaup  1     Niles Pond
Common Eider  275
Harlequin Duck  65     Cathedral ledge and Andrews Point
Surf Scoter  23
White-winged Scoter  40
Black Scoter  28     Mostly at Andrews Point
Long-tailed Duck  16
Bufflehead  36
Common Goldeneye  14
Red-breasted Merganser  56
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  40
Purple Sandpiper  12     Dogbar Breakwater
Razorbill  1     Andrews Point
Black Guillemot  1     Gloucester Harbor
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Iceland Gull  1     Jodrey Fish Pier
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Red-throated Loon  3
Common Loon  14
Great Cormorant  8     Rockport breakwater by dry selvages
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  23
Common Raven  1
Horned Lark  13     Good Harbor parking lot
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Carolina Wren  1
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  25
Song Sparrow  1
House Sparrow  10

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