Minute Man National Historical Park, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Jun 10, 2018 7:55 AM – 10:20 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     BBC-Nesting Birds of Minute Man NHP- Leader: Kathy Dia- Co-sponsored by Minute Man NHP. Sunny mid 50’s to upper 60’s F.
34 species (+1 other taxa)

Turkey Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  5     Adult pair with recently fledged young on the large trees edging Battle Rd near Harwell Tavern.
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  2
Warbling Vireo  2
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  3
swallow sp.  1
Black-capped Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  6
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  8     Adults feeding juveniles in oak near Hartwell Tavern. We could hear begging calls as the adult came in with food but we also observed one recently fledged juvenile on the tree. Possibly fledging as we observed.
Veery  1     Heard in Vernal pool area
Wood Thrush  1     Heard in Vernal Pool area
American Robin  14
Gray Catbird  2
Cedar Waxwing  2
Ovenbird  3
Blue-winged Warbler  3
Common Yellowthroat  1
American Redstart  3
Yellow Warbler  1
Pine Warbler  4
Chipping Sparrow  8
Scarlet Tanager  1     Heard only; continuing in Vernal Pool area
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  3
Indigo Bunting  3
Baltimore Oriole  10     Two occupied nests with both parents feeding juveniles in nest. I counted these as two juv each as they contained at least that. One nest is right over the lot, high in a large oak near the entrance to Battle Rd. The second is in a deciduous tree on the right side of Hartwell Tavern.
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Common Grackle  2
American Goldfinch  4

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S47297576