Parker River NWR – 10/20/18

//Parker River NWR – 10/20/18

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Oct 20, 2018 9:10 AM – 11:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.5 mile(s)
Comments:     Led Joppa’s Saturday Morning Birding.  Sunny, 56 degrees, windy 10-20. Stops at the Salt Pannes, the Wardens, and the parking lot 3 boardwalk..
34 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  1
Mute Swan  2
Gadwall  1     Main Salt Panne.
Eurasian Wigeon  1
American Wigeon  23
Mallard  4
American Black Duck  125
Green-winged Teal  6
Greater Scaup  1     Main Salt Panne.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  30
Mourning Dove  1
Dunlin  7
Pectoral Sandpiper  2
Long-billed Dowitcher  2
Wilson’s Snipe  1
Lesser Yellowlegs  30
Ring-billed Gull  1
Herring Gull  6
Great Black-backed Gull  2
Double-crested Cormorant  3
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  2
Turkey Vulture  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Grasshopper Sparrow  1     Well seen through scope. Large bill, flat head, buffy in face.  Wardens.  Thanks to Suzanne and John for locating it and to Nancy, Gary, and Anne for getting our group on the bird.
Chipping Sparrow  1
Clay-colored Sparrow  1     Multiple sightings, possibly two CCSP.
Dark-eyed Junco  2
White-crowned Sparrow  3
White-throated Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  3
Palm Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  3
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  1     Olive-green back, two, distinct white wing bars, complete white eye rings.

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49404771

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