Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, 100-132 Prospect Hill Road, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
Oct 24, 2020 7:25 AM – 10:05 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.4 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    59F, cloudy and overcast, calm.  7 participants and 2 co-leaders walked along the old meadow to the new meadow and returned through the woods on the orange trail to the lower campus.  Overall, a quiet morning with a few excellent sightings.
30 species (+1 other taxa)
Canada Goose  8    Fly-overs
Mourning Dove  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1    Excellent view over New Meadow.
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  6
Downy Woodpecker  2
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Blue Jay  21
American Crow  6
Black-capped Chickadee  9    Probably more.
Tufted Titmouse  8
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1    Excellent viewing next to the Fruitland’s Farmhouse in the apple tree and shrubs.
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
Carolina Wren  4
Northern Mockingbird  2
Eastern Bluebird  15
American Robin  277    A conservative count at best.  Many fly-overs, everywhere and in the woods.
Cedar Waxwing  26
House Finch  2
Purple Finch  4
American Goldfinch  2
Dark-eyed Junco  12
White-throated Sparrow  3
Savannah Sparrow  5    Probably more.  Popping up and down in tall grasses at New Meadow.
Song Sparrow  1
Common Grackle  125    A conservative count of large flock flying over the main campus.
Yellow-rumped Warbler  9
Northern Cardinal  4
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