Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Wet Meadows - Newbury, Newburyport & W. Newbury 4/13/14

This morning Paula McFarland and I led a delightful group. Here are our highlights:


Glossy Ibis 2 in field with Snow Goose - flushed by a hawk but resettled
Great Egret Nbpt Industrial Park & Rogers St, Scotland Rd. & W. Newbury
Mute Swan 2 nesting pair Artichoke Res. Plummer Spring area
Wilson's Snipe 60 on Scotland Rd. counted while in flight - likely others in field
Great Blue Heron 1
Osprey 2
Red-tailed Hawk Nbpt Industrial Park & Scotland Rd.
Northern Harrier 1, female Scotland Rd.
Killdeer 2, Nbpt Industrial Park
Yellow-shafted Flicker
American Kestrel 1
Eastern Phoebe
Black-capped Chickadee pair excavating a cavity near observation platform
American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Turkey Vulture 2, roosting on Scotland Rd.
Snow Goose 1 in field with Canada Geese - clamshell field
Downy Woodpecker 1, Hale St.
Canada Goose
Mallard
American Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck 6, beaver pond on Scotland Rd.
Ring-billed Gull
Belted Kingfisher 1, beaver swamp on Scotland Rd.
Tree Swallow beaver swamp on Scotland Rd.
Barn Swallow beaver swamp on Scotland Rd.
American Robin
Song Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird

Glossy Ibis by Phil Brown
Snowy Egret in background


With best wishes,
Sue

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