RBA: Eastern MA 12/02/16


Rufous-necked Hornbiills,©BirdQuest

- RBA
* Massachusetts
* Eastern
* December 02, 2016
* MAEA1612.02

- Birds Mentioned
PINK-FOOTED GOOSE
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Tufted Duck
King Eider
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Red-throated Loon
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Rough-legged Hawk
GOLDEN EAGLE
Peregrine Falcon
American Oystercatcher
Ruddy Turnstone
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Tree Swallow
Winter Wren
Hermit Thrush
Orange-crowned Warbler
Palm Warbler
WESTERN TANAGER
Fox Sparrow
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
PAINTED BUNTING
Eastern Meadowlark
Rusty Blackbird
Baltimore Oriole
Red Crossbill

- Transcript
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  jason@brewsterslinnet.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
Friday.

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
SNOW BUNTINGS.

Recent reports from Nantucket included 100 RUDDY DUCKS, 3 AMERICAN
OYSTERCATCHERS, 23 TREE SWALLOWS, a PAINTED BUNTING, and 3 RED
CROSSBILLS.

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.
- End Transcript

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