Date: 8/5/17 3:58 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Belle Isle Marsh 8/4
Thanks to Paul Peterson for the following.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA

-----Original Message-----
From: 'Paul Peterson' via Boston Birds [mailto:<bostonbirds...>]

Sent: Saturday, August 05, 2017 1:40 PM

Subject: [BostonBirds] Belle Isle Marsh 8/4

I birded here at both high tide and low tide, from 10:20-4:17. I had a lunch
break in-between. I was at "The Key" during low tide.

Common Loon 1 at nearby Short Beach (not too unusual here in
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1
Glossy Ibis 2
Snowy Egret 15
Great Egret 8
Great Blue Heron 2
Common Eider 21 off Winthrop; near Short Beach
White-winged Scoter 1 Short Beach area
Northern Harrier 1
Stilt Sandpiper 1 F.O.Y.; "The Key"(accessed from Summer
Pectoral Sandpiper 1 "The Key"
Short-billed Dowitcher 4 seen from "The Key"; on the inlet
White-rumped Sandpiper 2 Short Beach
Bonaparte's Gull 1 Short Beach
Belted Kingfisher 1
American Kestrel 1 "The Key" (perched on house roof)
P. S. Great day with 58 species!

Paul Peterson

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