Date: 9/23/17 2:54 pm From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] Dickcissel at Passanageset Park Quincy, etc. Glaucous Gull at, Black's Creek Possible
Thanks to Paul Peterson for the following.
Barbara Volkle Northborough, MA <barb620...>
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:43:47 +0000 (UTC) From: Paul Peterson <petersonpaul63...> Subject: Dickcissel at Passanageset Park Quincy, etc. Glaucous Gull at Black's Creek Possible
I birded from 1:17-4:10. The Dickcissel was seen from the path, under the telephone wires near the wooden footbridge. It was calling frequently as well. Suddenly, a Peregrine flew in, and the bird hid for a while, then flew off. After that, it was a no-show and a no-hear.
Great Blue Heron 9
Snowy Egret 9
Great Egret 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1
accipiter sp. 1
Wild Turkey 1 in tree
Peregrine Falcon 1 quite small; hooded appearance
American Pipit 1
Bobolink 5 feeding in super-tall grasses top of small hill