Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, 100-132 Prospect Hill Road, Worcester, Massachusetts, US
Jun 22, 2019 7:00 AM – 10:05 AM
Comments:    65F – 72F; light breeze and sunny.  Twelve of us of the Boxborough Birders and Brookline Bird Club had good sightings.  Many birds in canopy or in flight we could not identify from a distance (and, being absorbed with excellent warbler sightings.)  Also saw 2 deer at New Meadow and 2 in the woods.
51 species (+1 other taxa)
Wild Turkey  8
Mourning Dove  1
Black-billed Cuckoo  1
Chimney Swift  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3    Soaring high beyond and near New Meadow.
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1    Heard near New Meadow
American Kestrel  1    Three of us had a brief sighting near Pergola site and it soared over meadow towards New Meadow.
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Willow Flycatcher  1    Heard
Eastern Phoebe  5
Great Crested Flycatcher  1    Heard very clearly
Eastern Kingbird  6    2 at edge at Old Meadow; balance near parking lots
Blue-headed Vireo  1    Heard near old meadow in edge foliage
Warbling Vireo  1    Heard at Old Meadow
Red-eyed Vireo  5    Probably more.
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  2
Tree Swallow  4
Barn Swallow  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  1    Heard clearly from the woods near Old Meadow
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1    Heard in woods near streams x 2 but no sightings.
Gray Catbird  9
Northern Mockingbird  2    1 on main campus; 1 near houses abutting New Meadow.
Eastern Bluebird  3
American Robin  13    Conservative count.
Cedar Waxwing  6
House Sparrow  3    At main campus
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  6
Chipping Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  4
Eastern Towhee  3
Baltimore Oriole  3
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
Ovenbird  6
Blue-winged Warbler  2    Excellent sightings near main campus at edge and near New Meadow.
Common Yellowthroat  8
American Redstart  3
Yellow Warbler  2
Chestnut-sided Warbler  2
Pine Warbler  2
Prairie Warbler  2    Both clearly heard near main campus and at old meadow.
Scarlet Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  3
Indigo Bunting  5    All excellent sightings. Well distributed throughout property.
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