Mount Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
14-Jan-2024 07:41 – 10:21
Protocol: Traveling
2.85 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    Brookline Bird Club- Mt. Auburn Cemetery – Leader: Kathy Dia – Partly cloudy, low 30″s after a night of rain, light breeze. We walked to the three ponds Halcyon, Auburn, Willow. We had no luck seeing the Orange-crowned Warbler on the walk proper, but a few of us returned to Willow Pond after the walk and did see the bird.
29 species
Mallard  4
Hooded Merganser  1    Lake Auburn
Mourning Dove  15
Herring Gull  2
Great Blue Heron  2
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1    Halcyon
Red-tailed Hawk  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  2
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Blue Jay  12
Black-capped Chickadee  6
Tufted Titmouse  4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1    Willow Pond
Golden-crowned Kinglet  5
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  3
Carolina Wren  1
European Starling  10
American Robin  90
Cedar Waxwing  5
House Finch  3
American Goldfinch  8
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  18
White-throated Sparrow  17
Song Sparrow  5
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  9
Common Grackle  1    Halcyon
Orange-crowned Warbler (Gray-headed)  1    *Rare, continuing since 11/3 at Willow Pond suet feeder. A second individual has been reported in the cemetery at Lake Auburn. Seen after the walk by several participants who returned to Willow.
Northern Cardinal  8
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