Minute Man NHP–Hartwell Area, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
May 22, 2019 6:45 AM – 8:45 AM
Comments:    BBC – Spring Migrants at Minute Man NHP – Leader: Kathy Dia – Sunny 50’s to 60’s F strong breeze.. We walked from the Hartwell lot to the Vernal Pool loop, stopped at the Bloody Angle and back up the Battle Rd.
39 species
Canada Goose  2
Wild Turkey  2
Mourning Dove  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  2
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Eastern Kingbird  1
Yellow-throated Vireo  1    Heard but not seen on the walk. Will Martens and I took a walk in at 12:30 and were able to locate the bird singing loudly on a maple on the Battle Rd. just east of the Smith House ruins.
Red-eyed Vireo  7
Blue Jay  3
Black-capped Chickadee  5
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  3
House Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Wood Thrush  1
American Robin  9
Gray Catbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  1
American Goldfinch  2
Chipping Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  1
Baltimore Oriole  7
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
Ovenbird  3
Blue-winged Warbler  1
Nashville Warbler  2
Common Yellowthroat  3
American Redstart  7    In recent year’s there have been one to two nesting pairs in this area but this year there are likely multiple. There are