Cumberland Farms–River St. Entrance, Plymouth, Massachusetts, US
29-Oct-2023 07:01 – 10:11
Protocol: Traveling
3.094 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    BBC walk. Trip leader Ray Bedard.
Temps stayed steady on the mid 50s. Started clear then became cloudy with a light sprinkle as we got to the cars.
Highlights were the female pheasant that ran rather than flew away and the Sandhill Cranes.
High counts on Mourning Doves and Swamp Sparrows.
One Monarch butterfly was seen towards the end of the walk.
35 species (+1 other taxa)
Ring-necked Pheasant  1
Mourning Dove  45
Sandhill Crane  11    Flock of 3 and 8 bugling in flight. Necks and legs fully outstretched eliminating other tall waders
Northern Harrier  3
Accipiter sp.  1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  4
American Kestrel  1
Blue Jay  4
Common Raven  2
Tree Swallow  7
Golden-crowned Kinglet  6
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  1
Carolina Wren  5
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  2
Eastern Bluebird  3
American Robin  50
Cedar Waxwing  1
American Goldfinch  10
White-crowned Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  12
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)  20
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  25
Swamp Sparrow  50
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)  16
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  30
Common Grackle (Bronzed)  1
Common Yellowthroat  2
Palm Warbler (Western)  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  8
Northern Cardinal  4
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