Date: 4/17/17 7:11 am From: Neil Hayward <opororniswarbler...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] BBC Walk - Mt. Auburn Cemetery 4.17.17
Dear Mass birders,
Beautiful morning in the cemetery day, with lots of bird song. Highlights were Hooded Merganser on Willow Pond, a very vocal immature Cooper's Hawk near the Dell, and multiple singing Ruby-crowned Kinglets. Species below.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Apr 17, 2017 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 mile(s) Comments: BBC Field Trip led by Neil Hayward 25 species (+2 other taxa)
Mallard 3 Hooded Merganser 1 Female. Willow Pond. Wild Turkey 1 Heard. Great Blue Heron 1 Cooper's Hawk 1 Immature. Around Dell. Very vocal. Red-tailed Hawk 2 gull sp. 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Mourning Dove 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 2 Northern Flicker 2 heard. Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 1 seen well near Willow Pond. Tufted Titmouse 3 Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 Heard near Dell after the walk. White-breasted Nuthatch 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4 American Robin 50 Pine Warbler 1 Seen and heard singing near Tower. Chipping Sparrow 8 White-throated Sparrow 2 Song Sparrow 2 Northern Cardinal 6 Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged) 4 Common Grackle 40 Brown-headed Cowbird 4 American Goldfinch 3