Outer Cape Cod – 10/6/18

//Outer Cape Cod – 10/6/18

Sagamore Circle, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018
Protocol: Incidental
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
1 species

Fish Crow  50     these birds just arriving from roost; apparently roost in on Martha’s Vineyard

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North Eastham brush dump, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 7:15 AM – 9:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 particpants
40 species (+2 other taxa)

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  X
Mourning Dove  30
Lesser Yellowlegs  15
shorebird sp.  10
Turkey Vulture  1
Cooper’s Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  4
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  8
Empidonax sp.  1     compact gray, smallish flycatcher, too far and too brief to see any other aspects; likely a Least
Blue Jay  19
American Crow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  5
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  2
Eastern Bluebird  6
Hermit Thrush  1
American Robin  30
Gray Catbird  5
European Starling  X
Cedar Waxwing  9
House Finch  4
Purple Finch (Eastern)  6
American Goldfinch  50
Chipping Sparrow  30
Field Sparrow  3
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  2
White-crowned Sparrow  1     imm
White-throated Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  18
Eastern Towhee  9
Baltimore Oriole  3
Cape May Warbler  1
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  4
House Sparrow  X

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First Encounter Beach, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
16 species (+1 other taxa)

Brant (Atlantic)  3
American Black Duck  34
Green-winged Teal (American)  2
Common Eider (Dresser’s)  22
White-winged Scoter (North American)  75
scoter sp.  50
Black-bellied Plover  3
Semipalmated Plover  41
Sanderling  5
Dunlin  31
Semipalmated Sandpiper  7
Greater Yellowlegs  5
Laughing Gull  2
Common Tern (hirundo/tibetana)  4
Red-throated Loon  1
Double-crested Cormorant  7
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  8

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404451

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Herring Pond, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
2 species

Mute Swan  2
Mallard  1

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High Head, Pilgrim Heights, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
3 species

Western Kingbird  2     it’s been 45 years since I saw multiple WEKI in MA!  Olive-gray upper parts, dark eye, dark patch thru eye, dark large based bill, ashy gray throat, yellow lower breast, belly, and vent, blackish tail with white outer tail feathers, kingbird shape, flying from perch to perch catching insects
Tree Swallow  300
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2

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Beech Forest, Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.75 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
18 species

Double-crested Cormorant  16
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Merlin  1
Blue Jay  2
Black-capped Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse  1
Red-breasted Nuthatch  3
Brown Creeper  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet  12
American Robin  2
Gray Catbird  1
Purple Finch (Eastern)  1
Common Grackle  40
Blackpoll Warbler  2
Northern Cardinal  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404462
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Race Point Beach, Provincetown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 particpants
10 species

Common Eider (Dresser’s)  20
White-winged Scoter (North American)  7
Parasitic Jaeger  3
Laughing Gull  25
Common Tern (hirundo/tibetana)  200
Cory’s Shearwater  6
Northern Gannet  8
Double-crested Cormorant  35
Peregrine Falcon  1
Palm Warbler (Western)  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404465
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Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
25 species

Wild Turkey  3
Mourning Dove  2
Solitary Sandpiper  1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  4
Turkey Vulture  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern)  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Merlin (Taiga)  1
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  8
American Crow  7
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Red-breasted Nuthatch  4
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)  3
Carolina Wren  2
Gray Catbird  1
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  2
Song Sparrow  1
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  2
Common Grackle  2
Northern Cardinal  3

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404467


Fort Hill, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, US
Oct 6, 2018 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     SSBC/BBC trip, Ernie L, Susan H, 10 participants
27 species (+2 other taxa)

Mallard  7
American Black Duck  50
Common Eider (Dresser’s)  50
Surf Scoter  15
White-winged Scoter (North American)  6
scoter sp.  100
Black-bellied Plover  2
Ruddy Turnstone  3
Long-billed Dowitcher  1     dumpy look, hump backed, “V” notch between back and neck, longer billed look than usual Short-billed, three others left un=IDd, but those looked brown backed in flight, but too far away
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  3
Greater Yellowlegs  30
Parasitic Jaeger  1
Laughing Gull  50
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull (American)  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Common Tern (hirundo/tibetana)  50
Northern Gannet  6
Double-crested Cormorant  1500
American Bittern  1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)  27
Great Egret  20
Snowy Egret  5
Northern Harrier  1
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
American Crow  8
Tree Swallow  30
Carolina Wren  1
Eastern Towhee  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404468

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