Great Meadows NWR – 5/27/18

Great Meadows NWR–Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 27, 2018 6:23 AM – 9:02 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC/MBC trip, J. Forbes leader
50, cloudy, misting off and on. Very windy in places.
44 species

Canada Goose  15
Mute Swan  3
Wood Duck  3
Mallard (Northern)  2
Hooded Merganser  1
Least Bittern  1     Brief flight view just beyond bench, one of the participants called two birds
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  2
Osprey (carolinensis)  1     Perched on the same box as last week
Virginia Rail  2
Mourning Dove  5
Chimney Swift  4
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
Willow Flycatcher  3
Eastern Phoebe  1
Eastern Kingbird  3
Yellow-throated Vireo  1     Singing a good ways down to the right, at one of the cuts out to the river
Warbling Vireo (Eastern)  4
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Tree Swallow  20
Barn Swallow (American)  20
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  1
Marsh Wren (palustris Group)  8
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (caerulea)  1
Wood Thrush  1
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  3
Common Yellowthroat  3
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  5
Pine Warbler  2
Chipping Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  4
Swamp Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Baltimore Oriole  2
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  30
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Common Grackle (Bronzed)  50
American Goldfinch  3
House Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S46092903

2018-05-28T09:31:29+00:00