Date: 8/25/19 3:26 am
From: <phawk254...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Hudsonian Godwit, Saturday August 24 Sandy Pt., Plum Island
PIYesterday morning Julie and I briefly had an adult Hudsonian Godwit on Sandy Point, far southwest shore, around 9 a.m. It lofted and headed south towards Cape Ann, going high and fast. Two hours after morning high tide had:

Black-bellied Plover 13

Semipalmated Plover ~300+

Piping Plover 18

Hudsonian Godwit 1

Sanderling 9

Semipalmated Sandpiper 9

White-rumped Sandpiper 1

Short-billed Dowitcher 1

Laughing Gulls. 2 jus

At Hellcat many of the shorebirds had departed for the harbor but sightings included:

American Avocet 1

Least Sandpiper 1

Baird's Sandpiper 1

Long-billed Dowitchers at least 2



Paul M. Roberts
Medford, MA
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