Halibut Point SP, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jan 19, 2020 8:00 AM – 10:25 AM
Checklist Comments:    BBC – Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, Morning – Leader: Peter Van Demark – clear, light wind, warming into 30s
25 species
Brant  3
Mallard  7
Common Eider  8
Harlequin Duck  10
Surf Scoter  3
Red-breasted Merganser  2    Male and female, diving separately
Wild Turkey  3    Crossing Granite Street when leaving park
Razorbill  2    Pair diving actively, seen from Bayview Trail
Herring Gull  11
Iceland Gull  5    Group way out, working upwind, compact with gray above, white below, no black on wingtips
Great Black-backed Gull  2
Red-throated Loon  1    Flying upwind, with stretched out neck and narrow triangular wings beating hard
Common Loon  2
Downy Woodpecker  3
Blue Jay  7
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  7
Tufted Titmouse  1
European Starling  40    Flock landed in trees near flock of Robins
Gray Catbird  1
American Robin  19    Most in a flock that was in trees near a Starling flock
House Sparrow  6
American Goldfinch  3
Chipping Sparrow  2    Two near feeders in small meadow, with clear breast
Northern Cardinal  1
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S63601190