Date: 9/24/17 5:29 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Cuttyhunk Island sightings
Thanks to Mike Sylvia for the following.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
<barb620...>

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From: mike sylvia <mikesylvia87...>
Subject: Cuttyhunk Island sightings
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:13:26 +0000


Traveled over to Cutty this morning per-dawn to take a look. Very
rewarding. Calm winds and clear skies made for great conditions.
Some late species seen for this date. First real migration that
I have encountered this Fall.


Cuttyhunk Island, Dukes, Massachusetts, US Sep 24, 2017 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Protocol: Traveling

2.0 mile(s)

Comments: birded on foot

57 species (+1 other taxa)



Common Loon 2 migrating over island

Great Blue Heron 2

Turkey Vulture 1

Cooper's Hawk 1

Virginia Rail 1 called from small pond

Semipalmated Plover 6

Greater Yellowlegs 8

Laughing Gull 72

Ring-billed Gull 1

Herring Gull 8

Great Black-backed Gull 4

Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1

Downy Woodpecker 1

Northern Flicker 12

Eastern Wood-Pewee 1

Eastern Phoebe 4

Yellow-throated Vireo 2 both 1st year birds seen well.

Blue-headed Vireo 3

Philadelphia Vireo 1

Red-eyed Vireo 13

Black-capped Chickadee 1

House Wren 5

Golden-crowned Kinglet 1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8

American Robin 34

Gray Catbird 9

Northern Mockingbird 5

European Starling 100

Cedar Waxwing 24

Black-and-white Warbler 4

Tennessee Warbler 1

Orange-crowned Warbler 1

Common Yellowthroat 5

American Redstart 9 confident of count 3 birds seen together then others in other parts of island

Northern Parula 7 accurate count. 5 in view at one time. 2 others on other side of island

Magnolia Warbler 9 birds seen well and in different locations well separated. 4 in one tree at same time

Bay-breasted Warbler 2

Blackburnian Warbler 1

Yellow Warbler 3 birds seen together in one tree

Chestnut-sided Warbler 1

Blackpoll Warbler 4

Palm Warbler 2

Pine Warbler 3

Yellow-rumped Warbler 7

Prairie Warbler 3

Black-throated Green Warbler 4

Wilson's Warbler 1

Chipping Sparrow 2

White-crowned Sparrow 1

Song Sparrow 5

Eastern Towhee 37 mixed ages.

Scarlet Tanager 2

Northern Cardinal 3

Baltimore Oriole 7

Brown-headed Cowbird 4

House Finch 16

American Goldfinch 2

House Sparrow 8


Mike Sylvia

Lakeville, MA


 
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