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 <barb620...> *
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 1Â SEE ABOVE