Date: 6/10/18 7:05 pm
From: Mike <rkramden1994...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Correction - Willow, not Alder Flycatcher: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Jun 10, 2018
My write up was incorrect, it was a Willow not an Alder Flycatcher. It was singing a strange version of its song at first.
Apologies for the confusion
Mike


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> From: Michael Baird <rkramden1994...>
> Date: June 10, 2018 at 6:42:44 PM EDT
> To: MassBird <massbird...>
> Subject: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Jun 10, 2018
>
> 6 participants joined me for an absolutely stunning spring morning at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary this morning for a walk focusing on the breeding birds of the sanctuary. We heard more than we saw but excellent looks at Baltimore Oriole (male and female), Red-winged Blackbirds (males sparring over the bridge by the beaver lodge at The Rockery pond), Swamp Sparrow and Alder Flycatcher were had. Thanks to those that joined the trip for your enthusiasm.
>
> Mike Baird
> Lowell, MA
> rkramden 1994 (at) g mail dot com
>
>
> Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Essex, Massachusetts, US
> Jun 10, 2018 6:30 AM - 10:15 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 1.5 mile(s)
> Comments: I led a group of 6 on a walk around the sanctuary focusing on breeding birds. Singing was the major breeding indicator of the day, which was bright sunny and warm, a perfect spring morning.
> 50 species (+1 other taxa)
>
> Wood Duck 3
> Great Blue Heron 1
> Great Egret 1
> hawk sp. 1
> Killdeer 1
> Mourning Dove 6
> Chimney Swift 3
> Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
> Downy Woodpecker 2
> Northern Flicker 1
> Eastern Wood-Pewee 4
> Willow Flycatcher 1
> Eastern Phoebe 1
> Great Crested Flycatcher 2
> Eastern Kingbird 2
> Yellow-throated Vireo 1
> Warbling Vireo 3
> Red-eyed Vireo 5
> Blue Jay 1
> American Crow 1
> Tree Swallow 20
> Barn Swallow 1
> Black-capped Chickadee 5
> Tufted Titmouse 4
> White-breasted Nuthatch 2
> House Wren 1
> Marsh Wren 4
> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6
> Eastern Bluebird 2
> American Robin 4
> Gray Catbird 4
> European Starling 1
> Cedar Waxwing 8
> Ovenbird 3
> Common Yellowthroat 3
> Yellow Warbler 4
> Pine Warbler 2
> Chipping Sparrow 2
> White-throated Sparrow 1
> Song Sparrow 3
> Swamp Sparrow 5
> Scarlet Tanager 2
> Northern Cardinal 4
> Orchard Oriole 1
> Baltimore Oriole 3
> Red-winged Blackbird 25
> Brown-headed Cowbird 2
> Common Grackle 25
> American Goldfinch 4
> House Sparrow 12
>
> View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S46442387
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
>

 
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