King’s Beach, Lynn/Swampscott, Essex, Massachusetts, US
24-Apr-2022 09:59 – 11:26
Checklist Comments:    Brookline Bird Club bird walk with Michelle, Mary and Marjorie. 43º F, windy, chilly. Walked from Kings Beach down to Red Rock Park and back.
20 species
Brant  45    Estimate.
American Black Duck  4
Common Eider  14
Surf Scoter  10    Mixed in with the Black Scoter flock.
White-winged Scoter  10    Mixed in with the Black Scoter flock.
Black Scoter  200    Estimate.
Long-tailed Duck  12
Bufflehead  20    Estimate.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  11    Including an all white one. Photos attached.
Mourning Dove  1
Ring-billed Gull  100    Estimate.
Herring Gull  100    Estimate. 1 sub-adult is wearing ankle bracelets. Photo attached including Band Certificate.
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Red-throated Loon  1    Chin up.
Double-crested Cormorant  1    Flying by.
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  2    At least 2, possibly more. Zipping around in the air above Red Rock Park.
European Starling  5
House Sparrow  12    Estimate. Chirping away in the hedges across the street.
Song Sparrow  1    Heard only. Singing.
Common Grackle  5
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