Cold Spring Park, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 4, 2019 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:    52F, calm, overcast, two periods of drizzle. We watched the Cooper’s Hawk chase a Great Horned Owl as it flew past the Hawk. The owl was spooked either by the crows or by the number of us, looking at it. I believe this is a young owl with its mother.
43 species
Canada Goose  6
Wood Duck  2
Mallard  6
Mourning Dove  3
Green Heron  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Eastern Screech-Owl  1
Great Horned Owl (Great Horned)  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  7
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  5
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  3
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  4
House Wren (Northern)  1
Carolina Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Hermit Thrush  1
American Robin  8
Gray Catbird  4
European Starling  4
Cedar Waxwing  8
American Goldfinch  7
Chipping Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  4
Red-winged Blackbird  4
Brown-headed Cowbird  6
Common Grackle  11
Ovenbird  1
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