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


  1. Has anyone reported an I sorry sighting, Ferry Road, Salisbury at the meeting platforms? I drove by today and saw some birds on 2 platforms. One a gull, the other I'm not sure of.

  2. Has anyone reported an I sorry sighting, Ferry Road, Salisbury at the meeting platforms? I drove by today and saw some birds on 2 platforms. One a gull, the other I'm not sure of.