Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
May 13, 2019 6:30 AM – 11:17 AM
Comments:    Partly to mostly cloudy and 45-55 degrees. Winds ENE 6 mph to East 17 mph when we left. With Brookline Bird Club walk led by Dave Williams.
Stops at main pans, Wardens, Hellcat trail to Goodno Crossing, Pines Trail and stops along the Refuge road.
72 species
Canada Goose  6
Gadwall  3
Mallard  2
American Black Duck  3
Common Eider  7    Looking north from parking lot 1 platform.
Surf Scoter  1
White-winged Scoter  2
Black Scoter  100    Lot 1
Long-tailed Duck  50    Lot 1
Wild Turkey  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  4
Mourning Dove  2
Semipalmated Plover  5    In wrack line on beach Lot 1
Killdeer  6
Least Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Willet  21
Herring Gull  7
Common Tern  2    Flying over main pans
Common Loon  1    Lot 1
Double-crested Cormorant  9
Great Egret  6
Osprey  4
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Least Flycatcher  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Eastern Kingbird  3
White-eyed Vireo  1    Thanks to Tom Wetmore for alerting our group about the White Eyed Vireo seen along the road north of Goodno Crossing.  Yellow spectacles and wing bars. Some people heard it call.
Warbling Vireo  1
Blue Jay  4    Feeding each other
Purple Martin  5