Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Nov 11, 2019 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
7.5 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    Cloudy and 44-48 degrees with winds SW 4 mph. With Brookline Bird Club walk led by Dave Williams. Stops at Lot 1 ocean, main pans, Wardens, Hellcat dike and part of Dunes Loop. Also Stage Island trail to platform and Lot 7 ocean platform.
50 species (+1 other taxa)
Canada Goose  20
Mute Swan  1
Gadwall  3
American Wigeon  9
Mallard  16
American Black Duck  235
Northern Pintail  54
Green-winged Teal  7
Common Eider  49
Surf Scoter  2
White-winged Scoter  42
Black Scoter  25
Long-tailed Duck  26
Bufflehead  28
Red-breasted Merganser  1
Wild Turkey  5
Horned Grebe  3    From parking lot 7 Boardwalk.
Red-necked Grebe  2    From parking lot 1 Boardwalk.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  24
American Coot  1
Black-bellied Plover  1
Sanderling  7
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Ring-billed Gull  1
Herring Gull  12
Great Black-backed Gull  8    Also including the banded 2E2 adult on beach by Emerson Rocks.
gull sp.  40
Red-throated Loon  54    Probably many more
Common Loon  12
Northern Gannet  7
Double-crested Cormorant  180    Three migrating skeins.
American Bittern  1    Seen flying across the marsh as we walked along the Stage Island trail
Great Blue Heron  1
Northern Harrier  2
Cooper’s Hawk  1    Onl