* December 02, 2016
- Birds Mentioned
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Hotline: Eastern Massachusetts
Date: December 02, 2016
Number: (781) 259-8805
To Report: anytime day or night, 781-259-2178 (Wayne Petersen)
Compiler: Wayne Petersen, Massachusetts Audubon Society
Coverage: Eastern Massachusetts
Transcriber: Jason Forbes email@example.com
Voice of Audubon for Friday, December 2, 2016
Several interesting reports from Parker River Refuge on Plum Island
this week included 4 NORTHERN SHOVELERS, 11 COMMON MERGANSERS, a
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, 4 RUDDY TURNSTONES, a NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL, an
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, and 15 RED CROSSBILLS.
On Scotland Road in Newburyport, a PINK-FOOTED GOOSE continues to be
associated with a large flock of CANADA GEESE there as recently as
In Ipswich a GOLDEN EAGLE and 2 PEREGRINE FALCONS were seen, and at
Crane Beach in Ipswich a small flock of RED CROSSBILLS was noted.
At Dunback Meadow in Lexington, a WESTERN TANAGER continues to be seen
with regularity. Also seen at Dunback Meadow were a WINTER WREN, 2
HERMIT THRUSHES, 3 FOX SPARROWS, and a RUSTY BLACKBIRD.
Sighted at Great Pond in Randolph were a NORTHERN PINTAIL, 39
GREEN-WINGED TEAL, a late OSPREY, and a WINTER WREN.
A report from the Westport area featured 59 RED-THROATED LOONS, an
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER, a PALM WARBLER, 2 LAPLAND LONGSPURS, and 110
Recent reports from Nantucket included 100 RUDDY DUCKS, 3 AMERICAN
OYSTERCATCHERS, 23 TREE SWALLOWS, a PAINTED BUNTING, and 3 RED
Miscellaneous reports this week included 8 CACKLING GEESE at the
Artichoke Reservoir in West Newbury; 3 BLUE-WINGED TEAL and the
continued presence of a TUFTED DUCK at Johnson's Pond in Groveland; a
KING EIDER at Good Harbor Beach in Glouceser; a BARROW'S GOLDENEYE at
Salisbury; 21 HOODED MERGANSERS, 17 RUDDY DUCKS, and a BALD EAGLE at
Fisk Pond in Natick; 2 BALD EAGLES in North Andover and 4 at Great
Meadows Refuge in Concord; a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK and 3 EASTERN
MEADOWLARKS at Bear Creek Park in Saugus; and a BALTIMORE ORIOLE at
Drumlin Farm in Lincoln.
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