Date: 4/15/18 2:12 pm
From: Fred Bouchard <frederickbouchard...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Mini Sparrow Fallout, Belmont/Cambridge
Blair Pond, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Apr 15, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling 0.5 mile(s)
Comments: Mini sparrow fallout amid unseasonable freezy drizzle.
17 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 2 nesters
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 4 two pair, flyovers
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1 last bird, seen among reeds
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 2
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1 seen from car, chattered, left
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) 3 on mud island
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) 3
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 7
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) 1
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) 2
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) 3
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 7
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) 1
sparrow sp. (Passerellidae sp. (sparrow sp.)) 3
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 2
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 1
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 8

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78 farnham st
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