Date: 9/6/17 11:56 pm From: Thomas Wetmore <ttw4...> Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] eBird Report - Essex Bay, Sep 4, 2017
> On Sep 6, 2017, at 9:45 PM, Derek Brown <derekbrownbuild...> wrote: > > There has also been an absence of common terns in the bay this summer
My wife, daughter and grandchildren took the Essex River cruise a few days ago. Our highlights were a Whimbrel and six Red Knots. We had a single tern out near the river mouth, but it was a Forster’s Tern. Terns have been nearly absent from Plum Island for weeks.