Date: 5/6/18 11:49 am
From: Walt Webb <wwebb24...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Fw: eBird Report - Wheelock School Fields, Medfield, MA, May 5, 2018

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Subject: eBird Report - Wheelock School Fields, Medfield, MA, May 5, 2018


> Wheelock School Fields, Medfield, MA, Norfolk, Massachusetts, US
> May 5, 2018 8:10 AM - 11:58 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 3.0 mile(s)
> Comments: Returned to our favorite area birding site on behalf of
> Global Big Day 2018. "Wheelock School Fields" (my name) includes fields,
> woods, and a marsh located behind the Ralph Wheelock School, Elm Street,
> Medfield. The Bay Circuit Trail runs through this patch. During GBD we
> came up with a new species for the location--a Solitary Sandpiper.
> 29 species (+2 other taxa)
>
> Canada Goose 1
> duck sp. 3 All one species flying.
> Great Blue Heron 2 After an absence of a few years, a pair of herons
> occupied a nest in a pine tree in the marsh.
> Red-tailed Hawk 1 Probably the same hawk. It was seen 3 times.
> Solitary Sandpiper 1 Found feeding in a temporary field pond formed
> by all the spring rains. New species for Wheelock!
> Mourning Dove 5
> Northern Flicker 1 Nesting in power pole hole in marsh. A pair has
> nested here for several years.
> Eastern Kingbird 1
> Blue Jay 2
> crow sp. 1
> Tree Swallow 4
> Black-capped Chickadee 3
> Tufted Titmouse 1
> White-breasted Nuthatch 1
> Carolina Wren 1 Heard only.
> Eastern Bluebird 1 Flew out of a Bluebird nesting box.
> American Robin 11 One nesting on top of a wall pipe elbow on the side
> of a pump station building. This sheltered site has been used for years by
> both Robins and Phoebes.
> Gray Catbird 2
> Northern Mockingbird 1
> Ovenbird 1 Heard only.
> Common Yellowthroat 2 Heard only.
> Yellow Warbler 1
> Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
> Chipping Sparrow 2
> Field Sparrow 2
> Song Sparrow 2 Heard only.
> Eastern Towhee 2
> Northern Cardinal 2
> Red-winged Blackbird 2
> Common Grackle 3
> American Goldfinch 1 Heard only.
>
> View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45365995
> with photos
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

Walt Webb
Westwood, MA
<wwebb24...>
 
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