Date: 10/26/17 9:18 am
From: Joan Stoner <jsstoner...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge Weekly survey
Abbreviated route to river and back due to weather.

Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Oct 26, 2017 7:47 AM - 9:09 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments: Cloudy 65 degrees, showers increasingly heavy. Weekly survey
with Will and Joan, to river and back,shortened route due to rain. Huge
beaver in river and many more muskrat mounds
24 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 200
goose sp. (Anser/Branta sp.) 1
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 14
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 32
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) 5
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) 8
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) 13
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 3
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) 4
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 2
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) 1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 3
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) 1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 10
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 14
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) 4
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 1
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 20
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 2
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 4

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Joan Stoner

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