Halibut Point SP, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jul 16, 2017 8:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC – Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, Morning – Leader: Caroline Haines with Peter Van Demark assisting: warm, light breeze, clear. Also saw two White-tailed Deer.
32 species

Mallard  13     Mother and 7 ducklings along with others in quarry
Double-crested Cormorant  8
Brown Pelican  1     Flying south from the grout pile toward Rockport Harbor
Great Blue Heron  2     Perched a long time on edge of quarry
Green Heron  2     One juvenile with parent on snag over water in NW corner of quarry
Ring-billed Gull  1     Washing and drinking in quarry
Herring Gull  38     Many washing and drinking in quarry
Great Black-backed Gull  10     Many washing and drinking in quarry
Mourning Dove  3
Black-billed Cuckoo  1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Kingbird  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  1
Tree Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  1
American Robin  2
Gray Catbird  6
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  5     Group in dead tree inside Back 40 Loop trail
Common Yellowthroat  2
Song Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  5
Northern Cardinal  4
Brown-headed Cowbird  11     Flock flying around plus individuals, some immature
Baltimore Oriole  2     One immature
House Finch  1
House Sparrow  6

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38612143