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 <barb620...>
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 GLOSSY IBIS 1 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