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...>

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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

Osprey 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

DICKCISSEL 1 See above

Savannah Sparrow 2
Swamp Sparrow 2

Paul Peterson
<petersonpaul63...>
Boston

 
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