Squantum (please use more refined location), Norfolk, Massachusetts, US
30-Jul-2023 06:30 – 09:30
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    BBC trip, Glenn d’Entremont leader, 10 participants
36 species
Mallard  5
American Black Duck  13
Green-winged Teal (American)  1
Mourning Dove  2
Chimney Swift  2
Killdeer  1
Least Sandpiper  30
Semipalmated Sandpiper  10
Short-billed Dowitcher  3
Solitary Sandpiper  1    flyover, kept calling could not locate
Greater Yellowlegs  25
Lesser Yellowlegs  4
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull (American)  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Double-crested Cormorant  3
Great Blue Heron (Great Blue)  2
Great Egret  12
Snowy Egret  4
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  1    juv, flushed from Squantum point park on beginning of right path from parking lot (must have been first person there), long legs dangling, gray brown with pale longish spots/markings, landed around bend in paved path so slowly moved around corner and bird standing-erect stance, short head with thick based short bill for night-heron, brown gray coloration
Osprey (carolinensis)  6    plus 5 young, always in earshot, were not quiet
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  2
Barn Swallow (American)  15
European Starling  X
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
House Sparrow  X
American Goldfinch  1
Saltmarsh Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  4
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  15
Common Grackle  50    took off from Squantum point park-roost?
Yellow Warbler (Northern)  2    one still singing at Squantum point park
Northern Cardinal  1
View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S146054927