Date: 10/5/17 1:04 pm
From: Sam Miller <zamziller...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Connecticut Warbler, Fitch's Bridge Rd., Oct 5, 2017
Carla and I birded Fitch’s Bridge Rd. in Groton today, and had good views of a Connecticut Warbler. Details in the eBird report below.
Sam Miller and Carla Dengler
Acton, MA

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> Fitch's Bridge Rd., Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
> Oct 5, 2017 9:03 AM - 1:20 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.5 mile(s)
> 32 species (+2 other taxa)
>
> Canada Goose 60
> Turkey Vulture 2
> Sharp-shinned Hawk (Northern) 1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
> Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 3
> Eastern Phoebe 2
> Blue Jay 13
> American Crow 6
> Common Raven 1
> Black-capped Chickadee 3
> Tufted Titmouse 2
> White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 2
> House Wren 2
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
> American Robin 1
> Gray Catbird 1
> Connecticut Warbler 1 Seen well, close, for 30+ seconds. Complete brown hood, throat paler; complete whitish eye ring; greenish back, yellow below; pink legs and feet; brief view of long undertail coverts reaching nearly to tail tip. First-winter bird. Flushed from a weedy pumpkin field just west of a line of small maple trees that extends south into the field from the northern edge of the field that has the extensive manure piles at its eastern edge.
> Common Yellowthroat 4
> Palm Warbler (Western) 1
> Palm Warbler (Yellow) 6
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 12
> Chipping Sparrow 7
> White-throated Sparrow 14
> Savannah Sparrow (Savannah) 15
> Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica) 26
> Lincoln's Sparrow 4
> Swamp Sparrow 34
> Eastern Towhee 3
> sparrow sp. 50 Minimum number of sparrows flushed and seen too briefly to identify.
> Northern Cardinal 3
> Indigo Bunting 5
> Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged) 17
> House Finch 1
> American Goldfinch 12
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> View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39567934
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> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)


 
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