Date: 4/13/17 6:28 am
From: Jim Berry <jim.berry3...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Ward Reservation, Apr 12, 2017
> Ward Reservation, Essex, Massachusetts, US
> Apr 12, 2017 8:45 AM - 12:15 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 3.5 mile(s)
> Comments: My nephew and I birded the north end of Ward yesterday and
> saw some new arrivals, plus a horned owl on a great blue heron nest. Also
> heard a raven. The count was part of a year-long bird survey of the
> reservation for TTOR, organized by Donna Cooper of rufous hummer fame.
> 37 species
>
> Canada Goose 8
> Wood Duck 5
> American Black Duck 1
> Mallard 2
> Hooded Merganser 3
> Great Blue Heron 8 8 adults on 7 of 9 nests. A horned owl was on the
> 8th, while the 9th was apparently unoccupied.
> Herring Gull 1 flyover
> Mourning Dove 1
> Great Horned Owl 1 Prob. has young but it/they is/are not yet
> visible.
> Belted Kingfisher 2
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 4
> Downy Woodpecker 4
> Northern Flicker 4 none seen
> Eastern Phoebe 3
> Blue Jay 13
> American Crow 14
> Common Raven 1
> Tree Swallow 24 surely an undercount
> Black-capped Chickadee 26
> Tufted Titmouse 27
> Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
> White-breasted Nuthatch 4
> Brown Creeper 1
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7
> Eastern Bluebird 3
> American Robin 5
> Palm Warbler (Yellow) 8
> Pine Warbler 11
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 6
> Chipping Sparrow 7
> Song Sparrow 7
> Northern Cardinal 7
> Red-winged Blackbird 18
> Common Grackle 30
> Brown-headed Cowbird 4
> House Finch 1
> American Goldfinch 15
>
> View this checklist online at
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35901567


Jim Berry
Ipswich, Mass.
<jim.berry3...>

 
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