Date: 8/12/17 1:06 pm
From: Walt Webb <wwebb24...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Fw: eBird Report - Parker River NWR, Aug 10, 2017

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Subject: eBird Report - Parker River NWR, Aug 10, 2017


> Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US
> Aug 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 4.0 mile(s)
> Comments: Our goal was to make quick stops at several sites. We
> stopped at the Salt Pannes, the Warden's, North Pool Overlook, & Hellcat
> Dike (North Pool & Bill Forward Pool). Spent 1h11m at the Dike with scope
> & binoculars. All the plovers & sandpipers except the Spotted Sandpiper
> were observed at Bill Forward Pool or North Pool. I don't count birds
> unless they number 2 or 3. For anything more or if number is unknown, I
> usually use the dreaded "X"! Sky clear to partly cloudy. Temp. mid-80s.
> 28 species (+1 other taxa)
>
> Canada Goose X
> American Black Duck X
> Mallard X
> Double-crested Cormorant X Observed 2 drying their wings.
> Great Blue Heron 4
> Great Egret 12 All resting & preening & seen from North Pool
> Overlook.
> Snowy Egret 2 Resting & preening. Seen from North Pool Overlook.
> Green Heron 1 Seen from North Pool Overlook.
> Osprey 1 Hovered several times over Bill Forward Pool, dove into the
> water once w/o a fish reward, then left.
> Black-bellied Plover 1
> Semipalmated Plover X
> Killdeer 1
> Least Sandpiper X
> Semipalmated Sandpiper X
> Short-billed Dowitcher X
> Spotted Sandpiper 1 Seen from North Pool Overlook. Winter phase.
> Greater Yellowlegs X
> Lesser Yellowlegs X
> Herring Gull X
> Least Tern 2
> Mourning Dove X
> American Crow 1
> Tree Swallow X Flocks were everywhere in mass migration, even landing
> on the Bill Forward Pool mud flats.
> Barn Swallow X Both adults & juveniles on the sides of maintenance
> buildings.
> Brown Thrasher 1
> European Starling X
> Song Sparrow 2
> blackbird sp. 1
> American Goldfinch X
>
> View this checklist online at
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38604010 Includes photos.
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

Walt Webb
Westwood, MA
<wwebb24...>

 
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