Salem Woods, Essex, Massachusetts, US

Jun 2, 2024 1:59 PM – 4:06 PM

Protocol: Traveling

1.463 mile(s)

Checklist Comments:    A Brookline Bird Club walk in the woods led by Shilo McDonald. Sunny with some clouds. Slight breeze. 80 ºF. Lots of native plants like Jack in the Pulpit, Wild Strawberry, Spotted Touch-Me-Not, Cinnamon Fern, Eagle Fern, Mapleleaf Viburnum, and Arrowwood Viburnum. And lots of butterflies too, including Little Wood Satyr and Snowberry Clearwing.

26 species

Mourning Dove  2

Herring Gull  2

Downy Woodpecker  1

Eastern Wood-Pewee  1    Heard only, “Pee-uh-weee… Pee-youuu.”

Eastern Kingbird  1    Heard only.

Red-eyed Vireo  1

Blue Jay  5

American Crow  2

Black-capped Chickadee  2

Tufted Titmouse  3

House Wren  1

Carolina Wren  2

Gray Catbird  4

American Robin  6

Cedar Waxwing  7

House Sparrow  2    Parking lot.

American Goldfinch  4

Song Sparrow  3    Seen and heard. Singing.

Eastern Towhee  1    Heard only. Calling and singing, “Drink your teaeaeaea!”

Baltimore Oriole  2    1 male. 1 female.

Red-winged Blackbird  20

Common Grackle  3

Ovenbird  1    Heard only, “teacher, teacHER, teACHER, TEACHER.”

Common Yellowthroat  2

Pine Warbler  1    Heard only. Singing.

Northern Cardinal  2

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