Leader’s Choice: Fairhaven and Fall River – 11/24/18

//Leader’s Choice: Fairhaven and Fall River – 11/24/18

Leader’s Choice: Fairhaven and Fall River – 11/24/18

Fairhaven, Bristol, Massachusetts, US
Nov 24, 2018 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Glenn d’E leader, Ernie L
48 species (+1 other taxa)

Snow Goose  1     ad
Canada Goose  313
Mute Swan  19     17 Veranda
Gadwall  102     100 Veranda
Eurasian Wigeon  2     Veranda, second bird female gray overall, less markings than other females, stayed with male a lot of time (90%), flapped once, gray underside to wing and no white on upper surface, can find no reference to suggest female American shows no white on the underwing
American Wigeon  56     Veranda
Mallard  73     34 Veranda
American Black Duck  95     9 Veranda
Greater Scaup  10     Veranda
Bufflehead  47     35 Veranda
Common Goldeneye  1
Hooded Merganser  9     3 Veranda
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  X
Mourning Dove  9
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull (American)  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Common Loon  2
Bald Eagle  1     Veranda ad
Belted Kingfisher  1     Veranda
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  9
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
Blue Jay  26
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  20
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  4
Winter Wren  1
Carolina Wren  20     1 Veranda
Golden-crowned Kinglet  3
Hermit Thrush  1
American Robin  75
Gray Catbird  2
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  X
American Goldfinch  9
Field Sparrow  2
Fox Sparrow (Red)  9     great flight year, been a long time since I had a count like this
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  16
White-throated Sparrow  30
Song Sparrow  14
Swamp Sparrow  4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  1
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  1     likely an Orange-crowned or maybe a Nashville, fleeting glimpse olive-green back small no wing bars, no underside seen or face
Northern Cardinal  10
House Sparrow  X

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51722986


Egypt Lane Ponds, Fairhaven, Bristol, Massachusetts, US
Nov 24, 2018 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.25 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Glenn d’E leader, Ernie L, 3 participants
18 species

Brant (Atlantic)  7
Canada Goose  4
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  1
Turkey Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1     imm
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  5
Common Raven  2
Black-capped Chickadee  3
Carolina Wren  3
American Robin  5
Brown Thrasher  1
House Finch  3
American Goldfinch  1
White-throated Sparrow  7
Song Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  1
Northern Cardinal  2

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51722990


Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, US
Nov 24, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
7.0 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Glenn d’E leader, Ernie L
12 species

Canada Goose  50
Northern Shoveler  4     3 male
Mallard  2
Green-winged Teal (American)  2
Bufflehead  10
Hooded Merganser  4
Common Merganser (North American)  226     one large flock of 220 at the north end of Lake Wattupa
Ruddy Duck  9
Bald Eagle  2     ad
Blue Jay  5
Carolina Wren  2
American Robin  20

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51722993

2019-01-15T21:31:43+00:00