Date: 4/13/17 6:07 pm
From: Jim Berry <jim.berry3...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Island Rd, Essex, and Niles Pond, E. Gloucester, Apr 13, 2017
> Island Rd, Essex
> Apr 13, 2017 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 0.5 mile(s)
> Comments: Very little here in the way of variety.
> 13 species (+1 other taxon); highlights:
>
> Red-breasted Merganser 3
> Double-crested Cormorant 1
> Great Egret 5
> Snowy Egret 4
> Osprey 2 One of them on the nest platform.
> Greater Yellowlegs 2
> Northern Mockingbird 2
>
> View this checklist online at
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35925913



Niles Pond & Brace Cove, East Gloucester
Apr 13, 2017 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments: I counted from the interior side of the pond, then walked out
the berm between pond and cove. There was plenty of songbird action in the
shrubs on the berm, and swallow action over the pond.
31 species; partial list:

Ring-necked Duck 4
Greater Scaup 3
Common Eider 12
Bufflehead 18
Red-breasted Merganser 8
Double-crested Cormorant 9
Belted Kingfisher 1
American Crow 15
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 6
Tree Swallow 20
Barn Swallow 4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 7
Gray Catbird 1
Northern Mockingbird 2
Palm Warbler (Yellow) 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1
White-throated Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 3

View this checklist online at
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S35926120

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

 
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