Halibut Point SP, Essex, Massachusetts, US
19-Nov-2023 08:03 – 10:33
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    BBC – Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, Morning – Leader: Peter Van Demark – clear, medium west wind, 40s; male 8-point deer and Harbor Seal
20 species
Common Eider  7
Harlequin Duck  19    Small groups flying, some outside breakers
Long-tailed Duck  15
Red-breasted Merganser  3
Ring-billed Gull  3
Herring Gull  52    Most on water off Bayview Trail
Great Black-backed Gull  12    Most on water off Bayview Trail
Common Loon  1
Northern Gannet  12    Well out over the bay
Great Cormorant  2
Belted Kingfisher  1    Flying over quarry
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  2
Black-capped Chickadee  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1    Heard only
Carolina Wren  2    Heard only
American Goldfinch  1
American Tree Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  5
Northern Cardinal  1
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S154997280