Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, 100-132 Prospect Hill Road, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
Apr 2, 2022 7:25 AM – 9:50 AM
Checklist Comments:    38 – 41F, very windy ~ 18 mph with gusts.  Wind chill.  Maximum number of 17 participants and 2 had to leave mid way.  Walk led by Sandy Oxley and Rita Grossman for BBC and Boxborough Birders.
29 species (+3 other taxa)
Canada Goose  13
duck sp.  2    Fly-over
Wild Turkey  2
gull sp.  1    Fly over; probably a ring-billed but could not confirm.
Turkey Vulture  2    Excellent sightings.
Red-tailed Hawk  4    One perched on tree near trunk, well camouflaged, at New Meadow.  Excellent sighting.
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Eastern Phoebe  3
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  1
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  16
Tufted Titmouse  3
Tree Swallow  3
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Brown Creeper  4
Winter Wren  1
Eastern Bluebird  15
Hermit Thrush  1    Excellent sighting in the woods just beyond group at trail’s edge and on trail.
American Robin  17
Cedar Waxwing  6
House Finch  4
American Goldfinch  6
Chipping Sparrow  3    Clearly seen by several of us.  Eyeline, no breast path, size consistent with chipping sparrow.  Near the lower parking area.
Field Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  4    Probably more in vegetation.
Red-winged Blackbird  6
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Common Grackle  1
blackbird sp.  1    High on top of deciduous tree canopy.  Could not visualize wing bar on what seemed to be a red-winged bb.
Northern Cardinal  3
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