Eastern Point–General Area, Essex, Massachusetts, US
May 12, 2019 6:31 AM – 11:14 AM
60 species
Brant  14
Mallard  4
Common Eider  25
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  12
Semipalmated Plover  7
Short-billed Dowitcher  1
Spotted Sandpiper  9    Wow! A small flock ocean side of the dike at Brace Cove
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Herring Gull  70    On breakwater
Great Black-backed Gull  20    On breakwater
Double-crested Cormorant  12    Swimming in Niles Pond and also in ocean
Great Egret  2    Niles Pond
Cooper’s Hawk  1    Alarm calls , Bird flew out of the woods and eventually landed on a nest on Fort Hill Ave.
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  1
Merlin  2    Seen flying and perched
Willow Flycatcher  1    Empid. flycatcher, yellow green gray with strong wing bars and eye ring making soft wit call upright flycatcher stance
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  15
Tree Swallow  15
Barn Swallow  15
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  1
House Wren  3
Carolina Wren  2
Veery  1    On edge of road near retreat, reddish brown back and tail
American Robin  4
Gray Catbird  25    Pretty much every where
European Starling  2
House Finch  4