Salem Woods, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jun 5, 2022 1:48 PM – 4:40 PM
Checklist Comments:    BBC Bird Walk led by Shilo McDonald.
33 species
Mute Swan  1    Adult female on nest.
Wood Duck  1    Adult male.
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  2
Herring Gull  3    Flying by.
Great Blue Heron  1    Seen from the lookout of the marsh.
Black-crowned Night-Heron  1    Flying over the marsh. Being chased by Red-winged Blackbirds.
Red-shouldered Hawk  1    Medium sized hawk with fairly long tail. Broad wings. Black and white banded tail and flight feathers. Photos attached.
Red-tailed Hawk  1    Seen while in the parking lot.
Downy Woodpecker  1    Heard only. Descending whinny. And also drumming.
Olive-sided Flycatcher  2    1 adult. 1 juvenile. Both seen well. Both perched atop dead trees. Photos attached.
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1    Heard only. Singing. Pee-uh-weee.
Great Crested Flycatcher  2    Seen and heard. Weeping (probably over something you did).
Warbling Vireo  1    Heard only. Singing.
Blue Jay  5
Black-capped Chickadee  5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  2    Hunting over the marsh.
White-breasted Nuthatch  2    Pair in suitable habitat.
House Wren  1    Singing.
Gray Catbird  4    Singing. And whining.
American Robin  10
Cedar Waxwing  10    Great views.
Chipping Sparrow  1    Heard in the parking lot, Mechanical trill.
Song Sparrow  3
Swamp Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  2    Heard only. Name calling.
Baltimore Oriole  2    Heard only. Singing and chattering.
Red-winged Blackbird  30    Estimate.
Common Grackle  10
Common Yellowthroat  4    Singing.
Yellow Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  2    Singing.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1    Adult male. Seen well.
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