Date: 9/15/20 3:37 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Belle Isle Caspian Terns, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, etc.
Thanks to Paul Peterson for this report.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA


Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 20:34:39 +0000 (UTC)
From: Paul Peterson <petersonpaul63...>
Subject: Belle Isle Caspian Terns, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, etc.

Great variety due to there being several different habitats in this
place. I arrived at high tide and stayed till low :

Great Egret 27
Snowy Egret 24
Great Blue Heron 3
Osprey 3
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Killdeer 2
Semipalmated Plover 1
Black-bellied Plover 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper 1
peep sp. 30
Greater Yellowlegs 7
Lesser Yellowlegs 1
PECTORAL SANDPIPER 1   flyover; calling
CASPIAN TERN 2  close flyby from boardwalk; calling
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER 1   strip along Lawn Ave.; locust tree
Eastern Kingbird 1
YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER 1  in grove Bennington St. near station; green
back; quite yellow underside
Warbling Vireo   ditto; heard from newish platform
AMERICAN KESTREL 1 seen from meadow in main section
Peregrine Falcon 1
BROWN THRASHER 1 near beginning of densely vegetated Leverett/Lawn St. trail
Common Yellowthroat 1
Savannah Sparrow 1

Paul Peterson

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