Date: 5/10/18 4:35 pm
From: Fred Bouchard <frederickbouchard...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Barred Owl Relocated at Hall's Pond
Hall's Pond & Amory Woods, Norfolk, Massachusetts, US
May 10, 2018 6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling 3.3 kilometers (loops)
Comments: Grey, chilly (53-60F). With Bob Martell (Brookline), Chao Wu
(Kansas), and Catherine (Quebec). Holding pattern on migrants.
36 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 2 on ball field
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 2 flyovers and back
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 1
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) 1
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) 1
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 2
Barred Owl (Strix varia) 1 quiet in Ivy St. pine (viewable behind
large stripped oak by pond); we were alerted by harassing crows
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 3
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) 2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) 4
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 2
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 4 incl. two singing in
Mason Square
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 2
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) 1
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) 1 fide Bob Martell
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 18
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 4
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 3
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) 2
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) 1
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) 5
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia) 2
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) 4
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens) 1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 2
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 3
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 2
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 3
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 4
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 16
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 9

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