Date: 2/13/20 9:56 am
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] 2/12 Arnold Arboretum Hermit Thrush, Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned, etc.
Thanks to Paul Peterson for this report.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
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Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:41:08 +0000 (UTC)

From: Paul Peterson <petersonpaul63...>
Subject: 2/12 Arnold Arboretum Hermit Thrush, Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned, etc.


I also had a Ruby-crowned Kinglet earlier in the day in Olmsted Park, in
the brushy area betwixt tiny Willow and Ward's Ponds. Quite a surprise
to see two on a mid-February day!

ARNOLD ARBORETUM (2:10-5:10):

Hairy Woodpecker 1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1  immature on conifer path before first bench
in big oak left side
Ruby-crowned kinglet 1 MY SECOND ONE OF THE DAY; in Bussey Brook Meadow
Hermit Thrush 1 just off Linden Path and over the split-rail fence in
fallen branches areaÂ
Fox Sparrow 2 Bussey Brook Meadow; had to work for them this time
White-throated Sparrow 12
Dark-eyed Junco 18
Red-winged Blackbird 6  Bussey Brook Meadow

P.S. Earlier, at Jamaica and Leverett Ponds, also in Jamaica Plain, I
had the following;

Wood Duck 7  Leverett P.
Common Merganser 2 Jamaica P.
Hooded Merganser 3 2 Jamaica P., 1 Leverett P.
LESSER SCAUP 1 Jamaica P., with Ring-necked Ducks
Ring-necked Duck 25
scaup sp. 1  with other Aythia ducks
Ruddy Duck 2  Jamaica P.
RUBY-CROWNED KIGLET 1  SEE ABOVE

Paul Peterson
<petersonpaul63...>
Boston
 
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