Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 29, 2021 6:23 AM – 8:49 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.579 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    BBC-Mt Auburn- Leader: Kathy Dia. Overcast 40’s to 50F.
37 species (+1 other taxa)
Mallard  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  3
Mourning Dove  5
gull sp.  3
Great Blue Heron  4    Several flying over quite high. One in Spectacle Pond tree, arking.
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  2
Peregrine Falcon  2
Blue-headed Vireo  3
Warbling Vireo  1
Blue Jay  17
Common Raven  1
Tufted Titmouse  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1    With mixed flock of migrants.
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  3
European Starling  3
Northern Mockingbird  3
Hermit Thrush  2    Dell
American Robin  45
Cedar Waxwing  1    Heard only
House Sparrow  3
House Finch  2
Red Crossbill  1    Just after the walk participants left. Heard fly over low “jip ji
[p jip” near the and chased towards some large spruces but never got a good look. I am not positive on this ID, so not expecting confirmation. But the call was distinctive enough for me to chase the bird and I feel comfortable adding it to my personal list.
American Goldfinch  6
Chipping Sparrow  9
White-throated Sparrow  21    Very vocal and active in leaf litter and bushes.
Song Sparrow  7
Red-winged Blackbird  12
Brown-headed Cowbird  3
Common Grackle  24
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Nashville Warbler  1    In mixed migrant flock on Oak near Larch.
Northern Parula  1
Palm Warbler (Yellow)  2
Pine Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  25
Northern Cardinal  1
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