Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sunday (6/28) Martin Burns WMA Program CANCELED

Due to the forecast, tomorrowSunday, 6/28's Martin Burns WMA program has been canceled.

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - June 26, 2015

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron by Nathan Dubrow

Amesbury's Boat Ramp:
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Scotland Road, Newbury:
Barn Swallow

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Royal Tern, American Oystercatcher, Seaside Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Whip-poor-will, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser, Wild Turkey, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Green Heron, Glossy Ibis, Osprey, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs, Ruddy Turnstone, Stilt Sandpiper, Dunlin, White-rumped Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilson's Phalarope, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Alder Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, American Crow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Savannah Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Bobolink, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, House Finch, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow 

Crow Lane, Newburyport:
Eastern Wood-Pewee, Great Crested Flycatcher, Tree Swallow, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Ovenbird

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Least Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Gray Catbird, Blue Jay, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Purple Finch, Northern Cardinal, Baltimore Oriole, Swamp Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, House Sparrow, Mourning Dove, Wild Turkey

Route 1A, Rowley:
Red-tailed Hawk

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury:
Chimney Swift, Northern Flicker, Red-tailed Hawk, House Wren, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Great Blue Heron, Mourning Dove, European Starling, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, Bobolink, Song Sparrow, House Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Gray Catbird, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Cedar Waxwing, American Crow, Baltimore Oriole, Orchard Oriole, Northern Cardinal, Eastern Kingbird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Willow Flycatcher, Eastern Meadowlark, American Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee

Elm Street, Salisbury:
Killdeer, Mallard, Willow Flycatcher, Spotted Sandpiper, Least Flycatcher

Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport:
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Cooper's Hawk, Indigo Bunting, Great Crested Flycatcher

Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area, Byfield:
Wood Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Red-shouldered Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker,  Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Peewee, Great Crested Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow-throated Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Blue-winged Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch  

Salisbury Town Pier, Ring's Island:
Belted Kingfisher, Common Tern, Carolina Wren, Rock Pigeon, Chimney Swift, Mallard, Greater Yellowlegs, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow

Bill Forward Wildlife Management Area, Newbury:
Marsh Wren, Glossy Ibis, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Willet, Mallard

Essex River, Essex:
Snowy Egret, Great Egret, Osprey, Turkey Vulture, Mallard, Glossy Ibis, Great Blue Heron, Double-crested Cormorant, Tree Swallow

Parker Street, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture

Garnet Street, Newburyport:
White-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Cardinal, Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Wild Turkey, American Crow

Mill Pond, West Newbury:
Eastern Phoebe, Canada Goose, Chipping Sparrow, Pine Warbler

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury:
Great Blue Heron, Eastern Kingbird, Black-capped Chickadee, Tree Swallow, Cedar Waxwing, American Robin, Osprey
  

Newman Road, Newbury: 
Snowy Egret, Glossy Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Red-tailed Hawk, Willet, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Marsh Wren, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird

Atkinson Common, Newburyport:

Chipping Sparrow, Fish Crow, Pine Warbler, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Chimney Swift, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Gray Catbird, Tufted Titmouse, American Crow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Least Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Blue Jay 
Newburyport's Industrial Park:
Chipping Sparrow, Canada Goose, Green Heron, Mallard, Cedar Waxwing

Pine Island Road, Newbury:
Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Willet, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Osprey, Great Egret

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport:
Eastern Meadowlark 

Cross Beach Road, Seabrook, NH:
Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Great Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron

Ipswich River, Ipswich:
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Hines & Chain Bridge Area, Newburyport/Amesbury:
Cliff Swallow, Carolina Wren

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Newburyport Birders' Birding Programs - June 24 & 28

NEWBURYPORT BIRDERS' BIRDING PROGRAMS

Wednesday Evening FUNdamentals of Grassland Birding 
Date: Wednesday, June 24
Time: 6:30 pm to dusk
Fee: $15 
Meeting Location: Woodsom Farm in Amesbury - meet at the parking lot on Lions Mouth Road in Amesbury 
Take a walk, have fun, learn where to look for birds and how to identify them in their habitat. This slow-paced walk will introduce you to grassland birding. We'll discuss the natural history of the birds we encounter.  Please wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and footwear appropriate for walking on unpaved surfaces.
Birding Byfield's Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area 
Date: Sunday, June 28
Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 am 
Meeting Location: First parking area by the buildings 
Fee: $15

This 1500+ acre property consists of hardwood forest with understory. Rocky hills dot the property as well as small, fire ponds. Parts of this property are poorly drained and seasonally wet. This property offers a wide range of nesting birds in old pasture and wooded tracts. We will walk at least 2 miles on fairly level, gravel roads, searching for breeding birds. Wear sturdy shoes; bring a hat, insect repellent and a beverage.

Directions: Take Route 95 to the Central St/Byfield Exit. Follow Central Street east to Orchard Street (3/4 mile). Turn left onto Orchard Street and drive approx. 1 mile to the parking area on the left.

Good birding,
Sue

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - June 18, 2015

Osprey

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury:
Great Blue Heron, Eastern Kingbird, Black-capped Chickadee, Tree Swallow, Cedar Waxwing, American Robin, Osprey

Atkinson Common, Newburyport:

Chipping Sparrow, Fish Crow, Pine Warbler, American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Chimney Swift, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Gray Catbird, Tufted Titmouse, American Crow, Song Sparrow, Eastern Phoebe, Northern Cardinal, Least Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Blue Jay
Wenham Canal, Wenham:

Great Blue Heron, Willow Flycatcher, Winter Wren, Veery, Wood Thrush, Nashville Warbler, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Various Areas in West Gloucester:
Red-breasted Nuthatch, Black-billed Cuckoo, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Fish Crow, Cedar Waxwing, Pine Warbler,
Purple Finch

Maudsley State Park, Newburyport:
Tree Swallow, Common Raven

Moulton Street, Newburyport:
Cedar Waxwing, House Wren, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Chipping Sparrow, American Crow, Fish Crow, Chimney Swift, Gray Catbird, Downy Woodpecker

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Mourning Dove, European Starling, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, Bobolink, Song Sparrow, House Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Gray Catbird, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Cedar Waxwing, American Crow, Baltimore Oriole, Orchard Oriole, Northern Cardinal, Eastern Kingbird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Willow Flycatcher, Eastern Meadowlark, American Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Seaside Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Whip-poor-will, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser, Wild Turkey, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Green Heron, Glossy Ibis, Osprey, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs, Ruddy Turnstone, Stilt Sandpiper, Dunlin, White-rumped Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilson's Phalarope, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Alder Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, American Crow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Savannah Sparrow, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Bobolink, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, House Finch, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow 

Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir, West Newbury:
Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Cedar Waxwing, Black-billed Cuckoo, Willow Flycatcher, Green Heron, Eastern Bluebird, Warbling Vireo

Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport:
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Cooper's Hawk, Indigo Bunting, Olive-sided Flycatcher

Clark Road, Amesbury:
Wild Turkey, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Chimney Swift

River Road, West Newbury:
Bald Eagle, Great Crested Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Cedar Waxwing, Northern Flicker

Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area, Byfield:
Wood Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Red-shouldered Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker,  Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker,    
Eastern Wood-Peewee, Empidonax species, Yellow-throated Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Blue-winged Warbler, Common Yellowthroat,  Chestnut-sided Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch 

Salisbury Town Pier, Ring's Island:
Belted Kingfisher, Common Tern, Carolina Wren, Rock Pigeon, Chimney Swift, Mallard, Common Tern, Greater Yellowlegs, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow

Essex River, Essex:
Cliff Swallow, Snowy Egret, Great Egret, Osprey, Turkey Vulture, Mallard, Glossy Ibis, Great Blue Heron, Double-crested Cormorant, Tree Swallow

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Newburyport Birders' Birding Programs - June 21, 24, & 28


BIRDING PROGRAMS

The Birds of Oak Hill Cemetery 
Date: Sunday, June 21 
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 am 
Meeting Location: Just inside the cemetery's entrance off Parker Street 
Fee: $15

Oak Hill Cemetery is one of the best birding spots in Newburyport for songbirds. Bring binoculars if you have them. Beginners as well as seasoned birders are welcome.  Loaner binoculars are available.

Wednesday Evening FUNdamentals of Grassland Birding 
Date: Wednesday, June 24
Time: 6:30 pm to dusk
Fee: $15 
Meeting Location: Woodsom Farm in Amesbury - meet at the parking lot on Lions Mouth Road in Amesbury 
Take a walk, have fun, learn where to look for birds and how to identify them in their habitat. This slow-paced walk will introduce you to grassland birding. We'll discuss the natural history of the birds we encounter.  Please wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt and footwear appropriate for walking on unpaved surfaces.
Birding Byfield's Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area 
Date: Sunday, June 28
Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 am 
Meeting Location: First parking area by the buildings 
Fee: $15

This 1500+ acre property consists of hardwood forest with understory. Rocky hills dot the property as well as small, fire ponds. Parts of this property are poorly drained and seasonally wet. This property offers a wide range of nesting birds in old pasture and wooded tracts. We will walk at least 2 miles on fairly level, gravel roads, searching for breeding birds. Wear sturdy shoes; bring a hat, insect repellent and a beverage.

Directions: Take Route 95 to the Central St/Byfield Exit. Follow Central Street east to Orchard Street (3/4 mile). Turn left onto Orchard Street and drive approx. 1 mile to the parking area on the left.

Good birding,
Sue

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Invite to a Great Marsh Grant Announcement and Field Trip to local WMA

Essex County Birders,

Please join us and RSVP to Marion at by June 18th:


508-389-6311

Thanks,
Sue




Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - June 11, 2015

Ring-necked Pheasant
by Margo Goetschkes

Salisbury Industrial Park, Salisbury:
Killdeer, Mallard, Eastern Kingbird, Tree Swallow

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury:
Ring-necked Pheasant

Old County Road, Salisbury:
Willow Flycatcher, Willet, Snowy Egret, Northern Cardinal, Tree Swallow

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Glossy Ibis, Hudsonian Godwit, Least Tern, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Common Eider, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Red-necked Grebe, Northern Gannet, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Glossy Ibis, Osprey, Killdeer, American Oystercatcher, Willet, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Red Phalarope, Black Guillemot, Bonaparte's Gull, Laughing Gull, Roseate Tern, Common Tern, Belted Kingfisher, Fish Crow, Purple Martin, Marsh Wren, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Roseate Tern, Parasitic Jaeger, Glossy Ibis, White-rumped Sandpiper

Chase Street, Newburyport:
House Wren, Least Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch

Newman Road, Newbury:
Song Sparrow, Willet, Snowy Egret, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Glossy Ibis, Black-billed Cuckoo, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird,
Baltimore Oriole, House Finch

Ash Street Swamp, West Newbury:
Tree Swallow, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Yellow-throated Vireo

Center Street, Groveland:
Virginia Rail

Newbury's Upper Green:
Canada Goose, Great Egret, Tree Swallow, Chimney Swift, Song Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow

J. B. Little Road, Groveland:
Eastern Bluebird, Yellow-throated Vireo, Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo

Route 1A, Rowley:
Snowy Egret, Wilson’s Phalarope, Warbling Vireo, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle

Merrimac Street, Newburyport:
Fish Crow, Chimney Swift, Chipping Sparrow

Main Street, West Newbury:
Black-billed Cuckoo

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Great Egret, Gadwall, Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant, Snowy Egret, Common Grackle, American Robin, Mourning Dove

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Wilson's Phalarope, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Whip-poor-will, Eastern Meadowlark, Common Loon, Red-throated Loon, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Wild Turkey, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Osprey, Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, Ruddy Turnstone, Red Knot, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Dunlin, Short-billed Dowitcher, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Common Tern, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Willow Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, American Crow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Brown Thrasher, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Bobolink, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Baltimore Oriole, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch

Atkinson Common, Newburyport:
Great Crested Flycatcher, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Pine Warbler, American Crow, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, Chipping Sparrow

Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir, West Newbury:
Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo, Willow Flycatcher, Green Heron, Eastern Bluebird, Warbling Vireo

Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area, Byfield:
Wood Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Red-shouldered Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker,  Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker,
Eastern Wood-Peewee, Empidonax species, Yellow-throated Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Blue-winged Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Prairie Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch

Salisbury Town Pier, Ring's Island:
Carolina Wren, Rock Pigeon, Chimney Swift, Mallard, Common Tern, Greater Yellowlegs, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow

High Street, Newburyport:
Turkey Vulture

Sunset Boulevard, Newbury:
Killdeer, Great Egret, Tree Swallow, Willet

Elm Street, Salisbury:
Eastern Phoebe, Turkey Vulture, Spotted Sandpiper, Killdeer, Great Crested Flycatcher, Tree Swallow, Brown Thrasher, Northern Flicker

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
Mallard, Wild Turkey, Double-crested Cormorant, Glossy Ibis, Black-bellied Plover, Piping Plover, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, American Woodcock, Common Murre, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Sterna species, Whip-poor-will, Eastern Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Pileated Woodpecker

Various Area in Merrimac:
Pine Siskin, Baltimore Oriole, Chimney Swift

Bald Hill Reservation/Crooked Pond, Boxford:
Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Cooper's Hawk, Mourning Dove, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Eastern Phoebe, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Yellow-throated Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Ovenbird, Louisiana Waterthrush, Common Yellowthroat, Pine Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch

Cashman Park, Newburyport:
Red-tailed Hawk

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield:
Mallard, Mourning Dove, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Warbling Vireo, Blue Jay, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Eastern Bluebird, Veery, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Battis Farm, Amesbury:
Bobolink

Bradley Palmer State Park, Topsfield:
Wood Duck, Mallard, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Eastern Bluebird, Veery, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Ovenbird, Blue-winged Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Pine Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager,
Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Mallard, Mourning Dove, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Northern Mockingbird, American Crow, American Goldfinch, Bobolink, Chimney Swift, Red-tailed Hawk, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Song Sparrow, Brown Thrasher, Northern Cardinal, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Baltimore Oriole, Eastern Kingbird, Northern Flicker

Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport:
Green Heron, Eastern Kingbird, Great Egret

Maudsley State Park, Newburyport:
Common Raven

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Gray Catbird, Blue Jay, Northern Flicker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird,  Red-winged Blackbird, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Northern Cardinal, Baltimore Oriole, American Robin, House Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH - June 4, 2015:

Black Tern by Nate Dubrow

Various Areas in West Gloucester:
Whip-poor-will, Black-billed Cuckoo

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Cliff Swallow

Maudslay State Park, Newburyport:
Common Raven, Eastern Bluebird, Tree Swallow, Hairy Woodpecker

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
Double-crested Cormorant, Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, Willet, Ruddy Turnstone, Red Knot, Sanderling, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Bonaparte's Gull, Laughing Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Common Tern, 
Arctic Tern, Roseate Tern, Black Tern, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Common Yellowthroat, Song Sparrow

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury:
Cedar Waxwing, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Chimney Swift, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, European Starling, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Cardinal, Bobolink, American Robin, House Wren, Eastern Phoebe, Northern Mockingbird, Yellow Warbler, Mourning Dove, American Goldfinch, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, Eastern Kingbird, Baltimore Oriole, Willow Flycatcher

Sunset Boulevard, Newburyport:
Wilson's Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Blue-winged Warbler

Pine Island Road, Newbury:
Red-winged Blackbird, Bobolink, Northern Cardinal, Gray Catbird,  Black-capped Chickadee, American Crow, House Finch, Least Flycatcher,  American Goldfinch, Common Grackle, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Blue Jay, Eastern Kingbird, White-breasted Nuthatch, Baltimore Oriole,  Ovenbird, Northern Parula, Eastern Phoebe, American Redstart, American Robin, House Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Tree Swallow, Scarlet Tanager, Tufted Titmouse, Veery, Mourning Dove

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Pacific Loon, Wilson's Phalarope, Black-throated Green Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Northern Waterthrush, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Purple Martin, Least Tern, Laughing Gull

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Sandy Point State Reservation on Plum Island:
Eastern Meadowlark,  Mourning Warbler, Wilson's Phalarope, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Wild Turkey, 
Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Osprey, Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, Ruddy Turnstone, Red Knot, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Dunlin, Dowitcher species, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Common Tern, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Willow Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, American Crow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, 
American Robin, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Brown Thrasher, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Bobolink, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle,
Baltimore Oriole, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch 

Pikes Bridge Road, West Newbury:
Barred Owl, Black-billed Cuckoo, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Great Crested Flycatcher,  Bobolink, Chipping Sparrow, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, Eastern Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Green Heron, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret,  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ovenbird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Blue-winged Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Red-eyed Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Song Sparrow, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird 

Clark Cemetery, Amesbury:
Mississippi Kite

Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Marblehead:
Acadian Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport:
Olive-sided Flycatcher

Clark Road, Amesbury:
Wild Turkey, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Chimney Swift

River Road, West Newbury:
Bald Eagle, Great Crested Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Northern Flicker

Martin Burns Wildlife Management Area, Newbury:
Barred Owl, Great Blue Heron, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Pewee,
Great Crested Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo, Yellow-throated Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Tree Swallow, 
Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Prairie Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, 
Common Yellowthroat, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Pine Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, 
Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, 
Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch 

George Burrows Brookside Sanctuary, South Hampton, NH:
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Great Egret

Amesbury's Boat Ramp:
Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Song Sparrow

Ordway Reservation, West Newbury:
Lawrence's Warbler, Blue-Winged Warbler, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Warbling Vireo

Nelson Island, Rowley:
American Golden-Plover, Black-bellied Plover, Short-billed Dowitcher, Least Sandpiper, Willet

Reservation Terrace and Grant Street,  Plum Island:  
Eastern Bluebird

White and Seavey Islands, NH:
Atlantic Puffin, Cory's Shearwater, Common Tern, Royal Tern, Roseate Tern, Arctic Tern 

Cherry Hill Reservoir, West Newbury:
Song Sparrow, Eastern Kingbird, Northern Mockingbird, Baltimore Oriole, Indigo Bunting, Osprey, Ruddy Duck, Common Merganser, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow

Willowdale State Forest [Eastern Sector], Ipswich:
Wood Duck, Mourning Dove, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow,
Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Eastern Bluebird, Veery, Hermit Thrush, Wood Thrush, 
American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, 
Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, American Goldfinch

Andrew's Point, Rockport:
Common Eider, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Cory's Shearwater, Manx Shearwater, Northern Gannet,  Double-crested Cormorant, Parasitic Jaeger, Long-tailed Jaeger, Common Murre, Black Guillemot, Atlantic Puffin, Black-legged Kittiwake,  Laughing Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Common Tern, Common/Arctic Tern, Arctic Tern