Sunday, August 28, 2016

Shorebirds!!!

Shorebirds by the Seawall...

Hudsonian Godwit by Phil Brown

I led a delightful, small group on August 21st along Newburyport's Harbor.The weather was perfect!

Newburyport Harbor - 7:30 am - 9:15 am:

Hudsonian Godwit, Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Semipalmated Plover, Short-billed Dowitcher, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Bonaparte's Gull, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Common Tern, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Turkey Vulture, Double-crested Cormorant, Mallard, American Goldfinch, Osprey, American Crow

We got word around 10:30am am that there was an American Golden-Plover at The Seawall [Joppa Park]...


We then visited Perkins Park Wetlands viewing from along the fence at the field behind the playground.

Perkins Park Wetlands, Newburyport- 9:30 am - 10:15 am:
Black-crowned Night-Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern Kingbird, American Goldfinch, Tree Swallow, Belted Kingfisher


Good birding,
Sue

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