Plum Island, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Oct 20, 2019 8:31 AM – 12:47 PM
Comments:    BBC Field Trip with guest speaker, Laura Erickson. Led by Neil Hayward.
49 species
Canada Goose  8
Mute Swan  3
Eurasian Wigeon  1
American Wigeon  20
Mallard  19
American Black Duck  46
Northern Pintail  5
Green-winged Teal  8
White-winged Scoter  22
Wild Turkey  5
Horned Grebe  4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  8
Black-bellied Plover  3
Semipalmated Plover  25
Sanderling  5
Pectoral Sandpiper  1
Semipalmated Sandpiper  5
Long-billed Dowitcher  22    21 at North Pool Overlook, 1 at Hellcat. Rounded backs.
Greater Yellowlegs  5
Herring Gull  36
Red-throated Loon  1
Common Loon  2
Northern Gannet  21
Double-crested Cormorant  600
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  6
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Merlin  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1    Along road between Wardens and North Pool Overlook. Flycatching. Dark Contopus flycatcher, with prominent buffy wingbars, dusky vest, large bill with pink base to lower mandible, no eye-ring and prominent crest. Silent. Photos.
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  6
American Crow  4
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet  4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
European Starling  2
Northern Moc