Date: 3/16/17 12:22 pm
From: Kat Birder <katbirder...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Weekly species census Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Mar 16, 2017
Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Mar 16, 2017 7:00 AM - 9:35 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.3 mile(s)
Comments: Weekly bird species census for the NWR. Access was limited
due to icy conditions after the storm Tuesday. 19 F with some wind. Only
about 1/5 of the Lower Impoundment had open (unfrozen) water and just a
small sliver of the Upper Impoundment. Will and I walked to mid-dike (Will
with the scope) and Joan and Frank walked to the river. Observers: Will
Martens, Frank Richichi, Joan Stoner, Andy Scholten, Kathy Dia.
24 species

Canada Goose 201
Mute Swan 2
Mallard 2
Common Goldeneye 3
Hooded Merganser 9
Wild Turkey 5
Mourning Dove 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 2
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 2
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Tufted Titmouse 6
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 5
Carolina Wren 1
American Robin 2
American Tree Sparrow 5
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 2
Song Sparrow 4
Northern Cardinal 3
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged) 35
Common Grackle 35
American Goldfinch 6
House Sparrow 2

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Kathy Dia for the Great Meadows Survey Team
Concord MA

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