Plum Island (please use more refined location), Essex, Massachusetts, US
Sep 22, 2019 8:25 AM – 12:08 PM
Checklist Comments:    BBC Trip led by Neil Hayward. Sandy Point, Bill Forward Blind, North Pool Overlook.
Canada Goose  2
Wood Duck  1
Blue-winged Teal  1
Northern Shoveler  1
Gadwall  2
American Wigeon  2
Mallard  65
American Black Duck  15
Northern Pintail  8
Black-bellied Plover  81    Count per Bob Stymeist. All together on Sandy Point beach at entrance to lot 6 trail.
Wilson’s Plover  1    Continuing. Large, pale Plover with pink legs and long, black Bill. Mostly sleeping on wrack line.
Semipalmated Plover  50
Red Knot  1
Sanderling  12
Dunlin  6
Least Sandpiper  6
Semipalmated Sandpiper  70
Greater Yellowlegs  26
Lesser Yellowlegs  6
Ring-billed Gull  30
Herring Gull  35
Lesser Black-backed Gull  1
Great Black-backed Gull  25
Double-crested Cormorant  8
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  6
Snowy Egret  1
Turkey Vulture  9
Northern Harrier  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tree Swallow  9
European Starling  25
Gray Catbird  1
Brown Thrasher  2
American Robin  30
Cedar Waxwing  1
Savannah Sparrow