Date: 11/6/19 6:44 pm From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] Moose Hill Audubon Indigo Bunting, Winter Wren, etc.
Thanks to Paul Peterson for this report.
Barbara Volkle Northborough, MA <barb620...>
* Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2019 00:43:05 +0000 (UTC) From: Paul Peterson <petersonpaul63...> Subject: Moose Hill Audubon Indigo Bunting, Winter Wren, etc.
Hi, If you've never been, go here. It is a beautiful and peaceful place in the beautiful town of Sharon. I birded the entire Kettle, Ovenbird, and Pine Trails, as well as the meadow near the visitor's center, the Upper Field (Moose Hill Street just north of Walpole St.)), and the Ward's Farm Fields. (along South Main Street and Wolomolapoag Rds.):
Red-tailed Hawk 1 accipiter sp. 1 Ward's Fields Killdeer 26 together at Ward's Fields (near the Heights Elementary School) Mourning Dove 40 Upper Field Pileated Woodpecker 1 heard drumming while on Ovenbird Tr. Hairy Woodpecker 2 Kettle Tr. (male and female) Common Raven 1 croaking flyby Kettlr Tr. Brown Creeper 2 together Ovenbird Tr. Carolina Wren 1 community farm Winter Wren 1 Hobbs Hill end of boardwalk off Kettle Trail Swamp Sparrow 4 in the corn at Upper Field (Moose Hill St. just north of Walpole St.) Chipping Sparrow 2 ditto INDIGO BUNTING 1 ditto (north end of field)
Mammalia: FLYING SQUIRREL 1 heard at night along Moose Hill Pkwy Eastern Chipmunk 1 Red Squirrel 3 White-tailed Deer 3