Sunday, April 23, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - April 20, 2017

Solitary Sandpipers

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury:
Glossy Ibis, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Ring-billed Gull, American Crow, Northern Cardinal, Song Sparrow, House Sparrow, Northern Mockingbird, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Blue Jay, Mallard, Wild Turkey, American Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Flicker, Eastern  Meadowlark

Newman Road, Newbury:
Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, American Black Duck, Mallard, Great Blue Heron, Greater Yellowlegs, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse, Red-winged Blackbird, Savannah Sparrow  

Exeter Waste Water Treatment Plant, Exeter, NH:
Glossy Ibis, Wood Duck, Northern Shoveler, Blue-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup 

Argilla-Northgate-Essex Rd. Fields Complex, Ipswich:                                                                                                                                                    Glossy Ibis, White-faced Ibis

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Bufflehead, Mute Swan, Pied-Billed Grebe, Osprey

Pike’s Bridge Road, West Newbury:
Ovenbird, Tree Swallow, Mute Swan, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck


Joppa Park, Newburyport:
Iceland Gull

Ipswich Town Wharf, Ipswich:
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Topsfield:
Solitary Sandpiper 

Scotland Road, Newbury:
Pectoral Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe

Cross Beach Road, Seabrook, NH:
American Kestrel

Patton's Pond, Amesbury:
Belted Kingfisher  

Crooked Pond, Boxford: 
Blue-headed Vireo, Louisiana Waterthrush, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Crow, Pine Warbler, Palm Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, American Goldfinch, Red-winged Blackbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Brown-headed Cowbird, Yellow-throated Vireo


Hamlin Reservation, Ipswich:
White-eyed Vireo 

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Flicker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Purple Finch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, American Crow, Mourning Dove, House Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Hermit Thrush

Pease International Tradeport, Newington, NH:
Hooded Merganser, American Kestrel, Northern Mockingbird, Pine Warbler, Song Sparrow

Various Areas in West Gloucester:
Hairy Woodpecker, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Eastern Towhee

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Glossy Ibis, Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Piping Plover, Dunlin, Wilson's Snipe, Greater Yellowlegs, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Eastern Phoebe, Fish Crow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Carolina Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield:
Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Tree Swallow, Eastern Bluebird, Palm Warbler, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, Purple Finch

Ferry Road, Salisbury:
Osprey, Great Egret, Eastern Phoebe, Fish Crow

Heritage Trail, Nahant:
Killdeer, Mourning Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Carolina Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Northern Waterthrush, Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, Field Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
Great Egret, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Mockingbird, Pine Warbler, Field Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Red-winged Blackbird

Crooked Pond, Boxford:
Louisiana Waterthrush, Blue-headed Vireo, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport:
Wild Turkey, Hermit Thrush, Northern Cardinal, Black-capped Chickadee, Eastern Towhee, Eastern Phoebe, Merlin, American Kestrel

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Merlin, Brant, Great Egret, Lesser Black-backed Gull

Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury/Newburyport:
Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, American Woodcock, Ring-necked Pheasant

Amesbury Boat Launch, Amesbury:
American Robin, Belted Kingfisher, Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant,European Starling, Common Grackle

Route 1A, Ipswich:
White-faced Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Gadwall, Canada Goose, Green-winged Teal, Mallard, Red-tailed Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Wilson's Snipe, American Crow, Mourning Dove, Tree Swallow, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, European Starling, Common Grackle, American Robin, Red-winged Blackbird

Scotland Road, Newbury:
American Wigeon, Great Egret, Green-winged Teal, Pectoral Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe

Cross Street, Rowley:
Green-winged Teal, Glossy Ibis, Killdeer, Solitary Sandpiper

Elm Street, Salisbury:
Killdeer, Eastern Phoebe, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Mallard, Tree Swallow

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Solitary Sandpiper, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, American Black Duck, Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Wild Turkey, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Herring Gull, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, American Kestrel, Eastern Phoebe, American Crow, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Purple Finch, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Monday, April 17, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - April 13, 2017

Glossy Ibis by Bob Stymeist

Newman Road,Newbury:
Little Blue Heron, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Black Duck, Greater Yellowlegs

Route 1A, Rowley:
Wood Duck

Hamlin Reservation, Ipswich:
American Black Duck,  Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Glossy Ibis, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Swallow species, American Robin, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Central Cemetery, Beverly:
Bald Eagle

Lake Attitash, Amesbury/Merrimac:
Purple Finch, Ruddy Duck, Common Merganser, Mute Swan, Bald Eagle, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, American Robin, Northern Cardinal, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow 

Pine Island Road, Newbury:
Wood Duck, Eastern Towhee, Eastern Phoebe, Chipping Sparrow  

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Palm Warbler 

Elm Street, Georgetown:
Eastern Bluebird, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay

Various Areas in Nahant:
Wild Turkey, Winter Wren, Hermit Thrush, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Eastern Phoebe, Gray Catbird, Hermit Thrush, 
Louisiana Waterthrush, Swamp Sparrow, Northern Flicker, Red-headed Woodpecker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 

Water Street, Newburyport:
Common Loon

Parker River Area, Newbury:
Gadwall, Wood Duck, Mallard, Bald Eagle

Cross Street & Jellison Road, Rowley:
Eurasian Wigeon

Clarks Pond, Amesbury:
Glossy Ibis, Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Osprey, Ring-billed Duck, Mallard, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Wood Duck, Fox Sparrow, American Robin, Blue Jay, Herring Gull, White-breasted Nuthatch 

High Street, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture

Various Areas in Manchester:
Sandhill Crane, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Carolina Wren, American Robin 

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Purple Martin, Pine Warbler, Palm Warbler, Brown Creeper, Northern Flicker, Song Sparrow,  Savannah Sparrow, House Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, Tree Swallow, Northern Flicker, Northern Shrike, Blue-winged Teal, Brown Creeper, Brant, Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Wild Turkey, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Osprey, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Sanderling, Purple Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Pigeon, 
Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, American Crow, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Song Sparrow, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird

Moulton Street, Newburyport:
Chipping Sparrow, Chimney Swift, Cedar Waxwing, Fish Crow, American Crow, Tree Swallow

Flax Pond, Lynn:
Mallard, Scaup Species, Common Merganser, Double-crested Cormorant
  
New Hampshire Seacoast:
Osprey, Brant, Canada Goose, Wood Duck, American Black Duck, Common Merganser, Great Blue Heron, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Purple Sandpiper, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Merlin, Eastern Phoebe, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Snow Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern Meadowlark, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird 

Crow Lane, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture, Eastern Phoebe

Pike's Bridge Road, West Newbury:
Palm Warbler, American Bittern, Wood Duck, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Tree Swallow

 Exeter Waste Water Treatment Plant, Exeter:
Lesser Scaup, Ring-necked Duck, Common Merganser, Bufflehead, Northern Shoveler, Blue-winged Teal, Wilson's Snipe, Killdeer, Tree Swallow, Osprey 

Crane Beach, Ipswich
Long-tailed Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Piping Plover, Horned Lark, Tree Swallow, Swallow Species, Northern Mockingbird, Savannah Sparrow (Ipswich), Song Sparrow, Common Grackle, House Finch 

Crooked Pond, Boxford:
Winter Wren

Scotland Road, Newbury:
Pectoral Sandpiper, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Great Egret, Killdeer, Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Green-winged Teal, Wild Turkey, Greater Yellowlegs, Wilson's Snipe, Mourning Dove, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tufted Titmouse, American Pipit, Song Sparrow, American Crow, Red-winged Blackbird

Turkey Hill Road, West Newbury
Red-winged Blackbird, American Woodcock, Turkey Vulture, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-bellied Woodpecker

J. B. Little Road, Grovleand:
Winter Wren

Various Areas on Cape Ann:
Tree Swallow, Rough-winged Swallow, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon

Appleton Farm, Ipswich: 
Sandhill Crane, Canada Goose, Great Egret, Glossy Ibis, Mourning Dove, Red-headed Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Eastern Bluebird, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Pine Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, House Sparrow

Niles Pond & Brace Cove, East Gloucester: 
Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Eider, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Double-crested Cormorant, Belted Kingfisher, American Crow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Palm Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow 

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Flicker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, American Goldfinch, House Finch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, American Crow, Mourning Dove, House Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal, Dark-eyed Junco, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing

Island Road, Essex:
Red-breasted Merganser, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Osprey, Greater Yellowlegs, Northern Mockingbird

County Road, Ipswich:
Chipping Sparrow, House Wren

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - April 5, 2017

Glossy Ibis by Bob Stymeist

Jodrey State Fish Pier, Gloucester:
King Eider, Thick-billed Murre, Common Eider, Surf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Common Loon

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport:
Great Egret

Newman Road, Newbury:
Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Mallard, American Black Duck, Canada Goose 

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield: 
Tree Swallow, Rusty Blackbird

Pine Island Road, Newbury:
Eastern Phoebe, Tree Swallow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Red-winged Blackbird, Cooper's Hawk, American Black Duck

Island Road, Essex:
Snowy Egret, Eastern Meadowlark, Eastern Phoebe

Chase Street, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture, Cedar Waxwing

Sagamore Golf Course, North Hampton, NH:
Sandhill Crane 

Concord & Atlantic  Marshes, West Gloucester:
Snowy Egret 

Main Street, Amesbury:
Hooded Merganser, Eastern Phoebe

Newbury Boat Launch, Newbury:
Gadwall, Wood Duck, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Turkey Vulture

Pease Tradeport Industrial Park, Portsmouth, NH: 
Fox Sparrow, Bohemian Waxwing, Cedar Waxwing, Common Grackle, Green-winged Teal, Osprey

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Topsfield:
Pink-footed Goose, Canada Goose 

Niles Pond, Gloucester:
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Salisbury Marshes, Salisbury:
Northern Harrier, Turkey Vulture, American Crow, Common Raven

Cashman Park, Newburyport:
Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Mallard,
Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Bald Eagle, Song Sparrow

Argilla-Northgate-Essex Rd. Fields Complex, Ipswich:
Pink-footed Goose, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Green-winged Teal, Killdeer, American Crow, American Robin, Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern Meadowlark

Island Road, Essex: 
Great Egret

Meadowbrook Pond, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Bald Eagle

Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport:
Eastern Bluebird, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, Blue Jay, American Goldfinch, Red-winged Blackbird,Mourning Dove, Northern Cardinal, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Common Grackle

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Piping Plover  

Appleton Farm, Ipswich:
Red-headed Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, American Kestrel, Killdeer, Red-tailed Hawk 

Plum Island Airfield:
Eastern Meadowlark, Killdeer, Wild Turkey, American Woodcock, Turkey Vulture 

Various Areas in Exeter, NH:
Wood Duck, American Black Duck, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Canada Goose, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull,  Iceland Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Pigeon, American Crow, American Robin, European Starling, Common Grackle, American Tree Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird 

Crooked Pond, Boxford:
Winter Wren, Wood Duck 

Hay Street, Newbury:
Great Egret 

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Winter Wren, Rough-legged Hawk, American Kestrel, Piping Plover, Dunlin, Sanderling, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, Short-eared Owl, Northern Shrike, Great Egret, American Bittern, Purple Sandpiper, Turkey Vulture, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Cooper's Hawk, Merlin

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
Brown Creeper, Piping Plover, Sanderling, Snow Bunting

Old Merrill Street, Amesbury:
Belted Kingfisher, Mallard, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Song Sparrow, American Robin, Tufted Titmouse

Hale Street, Newburyport:
Wilson's Snipe, Turkey Vulture, Greater Yellowlegs

Rolfe's Lane, Newbury:
Wild Turkey 

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Peregrine Falcon, Snowy Owl, Green-winged Teal, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Common Raven, Snow Bunting, "Ipswich" Savannah Sparrow


Lake Attitash, Amesbury/Merrimac:
Bald Eagle, Pileated Woodpecker

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Portsmouth, NH: 
Osprey, Northern Harrier

Amesbury Boat Ramp, Amesbury:
Common Merganser, Mallard, Tree Swallow

High Road, Newbury:
Wild Turkey

Cogswell Street,  Ipswich:
Fox Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco

Middle Road, West Newbury:
Wild Turkey

Onboard Eastman's Fleet out of Seabrook, NH:
Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black Guillemot, Razorbill, Northern Gannet, Song Sparrow, Great Blue Heron, Common Eider, Black Scoter

Scotland Road, Newbury:
Wilson's Snipe, Greater Yellowlegs, Tree Swallow, Great Egret, Great Blue Heron 

Heartbreak Road Marsh, Ipswich
Mute Swan, Gadwall, Hooded Merganser, Red-winged Blackbird

Route 1A in Rowley:
Glossy Ibis, Canada Goose, Northern Harrier

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Tree Swallow, Northern Flicker, Bald Eagle

Turkey Hill Road, West Newbury:
Hooded Merganser, Great Blue Heron

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Cedar Waxwing, Chipping Sparrow, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, American Goldfinch, House Finch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, American Crow, Mourning Dove, House Sparrow, Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal, Dark-eyed Junco, American Robin, Wild Turkey

Hamlin Reservation, Ipswich:
Gadwall, American Black Duck, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Turkey Vulture, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, American Crow

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - March 30, 2017

Black-crowned Night Heron

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Piping Plover, Osprey, Greater Yellowlegs, Killdeer, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, Song Sparrow, American Tree Sparrow, Savannah [Ipswich] Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Merlin, Northern Shrike, Barred Owl, Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Blue Jay, American Crow, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Wild Turkey
 
Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Brant, Killdeer, Osprey, Snow Bunting, Northern Harrier, Merlin 

Newman Road, Newbury:
Northern Pintail, Gadwall, Canada Goose, Mallard, American Woodcock 

Center Street, Groveland:
Fox Sparrow

Niles Pond, Gloucester:
Black-crowned Night-Heron, Redhead

Moseley Avenue, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture

Clarks Pond, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Goldfinch, Herring Gull 

Scotland Road, Newbury:
Great Egret, Greater White-fronted Goose, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Green-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Eastern Bluebird, Killdeer, Red-winged Blackbird, American Woodcock, Mute Swan, American Black Duck, Mallard, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, American Crow, House Sparrow, American Robin, European Starling, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird 

Snake Island, Winthrop:
American Oystercatcher

Jodrey Fish Pier, Gloucester:
Thick-billed Murre, King Eider

Hale Street, Newburyport:
Greater White-fronted Goose, American Woodcock

Nahant Town Wharf, Nahant:
Purple Sandpiper, Common Loon, Brant, Surf Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser

Town Farm Road, Ipswich:
Killdeer 

Lynn Shore Drive, Lynn:
Purple Sandpiper, Brant 

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Horned Lark, Snowy Owl, Cedar Waxwing, Common Goldeneye, White-winged Scoter, Purple Sandpiper, Glaucous Gull, Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Eurasian Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, 
Greater Scaup, Black Scoter, Barrow's Goldeneye, Long-tailed Duck, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Black Guillemot, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Killdeer, Wild Turkey, Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, Snow Bunting  

Northgate Road Field Complex, Ipswich:
Pink-footed Goose, Turkey Vulture

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Piping Plover

Route 1A, Rowley:
Killdeer, Snow Geese, Canada Geese, American Woodcock, Turkey Vulture

Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, Saugus:
Short-eared Owl, Wilson's Snipe, Horned Lark, Smith's Longspur, Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern Meadowlark, Brant, Killdeer, Peregrine Falcon, American Kestrel

Linebrook Road, Ipswich:
Fox Sparrow, Eastern Bluebird, Red-tailed Hawk, Great Blue Heron

Moulton Street, Newburyport:
Fish Crow, American Crow, White-breasted Nuthatch, Dark-eyed Junco, Cooper's Hawk

Old Rowley Road, Rowley:
Killdeer, Red-winged Blackbird, Red-tailed Hawk 

Riverfront, Newbury:
Wood Duck, Gadwall, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Turkey Vulture

Meadowbrook Pond, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Bald Eagle  

Plum Island Airfield:
Eastern Meadowlark, Killdeer, Wild Turkey, American Woodcock, Turkey Vulture 

Various Areas in Exeter, NH:
Wood Duck, American Black Duck, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Canada Goose, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Iceland Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Pigeon, American Crow, American Robin, European Starling, Common Grackle, American Tree Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird 

Crooked Pond, Boxford:
Winter Wren, Wood Duck

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - March 16, 2017

Common Redpoll by Tim Spahr

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Common Redpoll, Barred Owl, Rough-legged Hawk, Great Egret, Black Scoter, Common Goldeneye, Short-eared Owl

Moseley Avenue, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture

Niles Pond, Gloucester: 
Ring-necked Duck, Great Egret, Lesser Scaup

Parker River, Newbury:
Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Bufflehead, American Robin, Mourning Dove  

Turkey Hill Road, West Newbury:
Red-tailed Hawk, American Robin, Killdeer, Wood Duck

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Topsfield:
Green-winged Teal, Eurasian Teal, Mallard, Killdeer

Brace Cove, Gloucester:
American Pipit

Scotland Road, Newbury:
Wilson's Snipe, Green-winged Teal

Moulton Street, Newburyport:
Fish Crow, American Crow

Route 495 North, Amesbury:
Turkey Vulture

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
Horned Lark

Rolfes Lane, Newbury:
Wild Turkey

Winter Street & Route 27, Exeter, NH:
Bald Eagle

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Gadwall, Mallard, Mallard x American Black Duck 

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury:
Hooded Merganser, Mute Swan, Ring-necked Duck

Sunset Boulevard, Newbury:
Wild Turkey, Canada Goose, American Robin

Route 110, Merrimac:
Common Raven

Ring's Island, Salisbury:
Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Goldeneye, Long-tailed Duck, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Carolina Wren

Suntaug Lake, Lynnfield:
Greater Scaup, Hooded Merganser

Argilla & Northgate Roads, Ipswich:
Pink-footed Goose, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, American Crow, American Black Duck, Green-winged Teal

Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport:
Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Mallard, Wood Duck

Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury/Newburyport:
Horned Lark, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-winged Blackbird

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Great Horned Owl, Great Egret, Common Eider, Brant, Common Loon, Red-throated Loon, Red-necked Grebe, Red Crossbill 

Linebrook Road, Ipswich:
Fox Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Northern Flicker, Red-winged Blackbird

Appleton Farm, Ipswich-Hamilton:
Barred Owl, Turkey Vulture, Killdeer, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Eastern Bluebird, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch 

Elm Street, Salisbury:
Wood Duck, Lesser Scaup, Green-winged Teal, Mallard, American Black Duck, Northern Shoveler

Salem Street, Bradford:
Sandhill Crane

Plum Island Airfield, /Newbury/Newburyport:
Horned Lark, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

PRNWR Open House

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Refuge to Hold Two Open House Sessions on Thursday, March 30th

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will host two open house sessions at the Refuge Visitor Center in Newburyport on Thursday, March 30th – at 2:00 pm and again at 7:00 pm.  Refuge Manager Bill Peterson will provide an overview of a broad range of new and ongoing research and management activities taking place at the refuge.  He will also address 
upcoming special events and other public programming for the year ahead.  Following the presentation, the manager and his senior staff will answer your questions.  There is no preregistration for this free program.  

The Refuge Visitor Center is located at 6 Plum Island Turnpike in Newburyport, MA.  For further information, please contact the Refuge at (978) 465-5753.