Date: 8/30/18 6:49 pm
From: Kat Birder <katbirder...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, weekly species census, Aug 30, 2018
Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US
Aug 30, 2018 6:33 AM - 9:39 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.2 mile(s)
Comments: Weekly bird species for the NWR. Muggy upper mid 60's to
upper 70's F. Will, Kevin, Jonathan, Kathy, Pete, Joan, Tom, Dick, Melani,
Esteban, Audrey. Loop around Lower Impoundment plus a couple short detours
(Timber Tr).
50 species (+2 other taxa)

Canada Goose 37
Wood Duck 18
Mallard 5
Mourning Dove 8
Chimney Swift 5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 5
Virginia Rail 2 Grunt call; "kidik" call
Killdeer 2
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Solitary Sandpiper 1
Great Blue Heron 3
Great Egret 1 Heard in the marsh
Green Heron 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 Heard at forest and marsh edge on the NE corner "kek
kek" call and "kee-a" call. Many agitated jays and squirrels.
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 4
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern) 1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 2
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher) 1
Empidonax sp. 2
Eastern Phoebe 3
Warbling Vireo 5
Red-eyed Vireo 2
Blue Jay 8
American Crow 4
Tree Swallow 8
Barn Swallow 6
Black-capped Chickadee 10
Tufted Titmouse 13
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 6
Marsh Wren 11
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
American Robin 6
Gray Catbird 10
House Finch 3
American Goldfinch 21
Song Sparrow 13
Swamp Sparrow 5
Bobolink 4
Baltimore Oriole 2
Red-winged Blackbird 19
Common Grackle 15
Nashville Warbler 1 In a mixed feeding flock on fallen woody debris
along the river
Common Yellowthroat 2
American Redstart 1 In a mixed feeding flock along the river
Yellow Warbler 2
Wilson's Warbler 1 In a mixed feeding flock along the river
Northern Cardinal 1
Dickcissel 1 "zert" call heard by several

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48168845

Kathy Dia
Concord, MA

 
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