Halibut Point SP, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Mar 28, 2021 8:00 AM – 10:11 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.875 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    BBC – Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, Morning – Leader: Peter Van Demark – overcast, SE wind, 40s
24 species
Mallard  6
Common Eider  4
Harlequin Duck  61    Several members counted them, and came up with similar numbers. More were under water on each sweep from the grout pile.
White-winged Scoter  5
Black Scoter  37
Long-tailed Duck  12
Mourning Dove  1
Thick-billed Murre  1    Seen repeated by experienced leader. Alcid, large bill, not a Razorbill, making series of dives several hundred yards off the shore from Bayview Trail.
Herring Gull  6
Common Loon  5
Great Cormorant  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1    Heard only
Downy Woodpecker  2    Heard only
Peregrine Falcon  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  6
Tufted Titmouse  1    Heard only
Carolina Wren  2    One attendee had a long view
White-throated Sparrow  1    Heard only
Red-winged Blackbird  29    Quick fly over in two flocks
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
Common Grackle  3
Northern Cardinal  2
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S84287868