Date: 3/30/18 1:46 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Belle Isle and Vicinity

thanks to Paul Peterson for this report from Wednesday.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
<barb620...>

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I birded from 10:30-6:40 today, starting at Belle Isle a bit after high tide.

Belle Isle Marsh:

Common Loon 1
Brant 22
Green-winged Teal 6
Gadwall 3
NORTHERN SHOVELER 4
Northern Harrier 1
Turkey Vulture 2
OSPREY 1
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Cooper's Hawk 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
SNOWY OWL 1                   just outside border of Belle Isle; on rock just north of Short Beach
Savannah Sparrow 1           F.O.Y.
NORTHERN SHRIKE          immature;possible; cemetery; flew
FOX SPARROW 1              GREENWAY

REVERE BEACH BREAKWATER:

Purple Sandpiper 8
Iceland Gull 3                    2 ad. and 1 2nd cycle

SHORT BEACH:

Common Loon 6
SNOWY OWL 1                immature fem. (see above)

SNAKE ISLAND:

AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER 8        seen from Pico Beach in Winthrop Harbor

Paul Peterson
<petersonpaul63...>
Boston

 
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