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Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island


Here’s a list of recent bird sightings from Plum Island, located in Newburyport, Newbury, Rowley, and Ipswich, Massachusetts. Most sightings are from the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, which makes up the southern two thirds of the island. This information is only as complete as the reports received. To contribute your sightings please send them to Tom Wetmore. Reports to the MassBird mailing list are integrated into this page.

See the legend after the list for an explanation of terms. You can find most of the locations on the Parker River NWR map.

There are 69 species currently on the list. The list covers the last 10 days.



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated January 17, 2017

  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 16 Jan, yes, n landry
    • 16 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 110, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 200, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 100, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 400+ var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, mn 100s var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 103, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 750, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 250, s miller
    • 12 Jan, sev 100s var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 100s var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 100s pi sound, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, 100s frozen pans, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, lg fk marsh n entrance, s selesky
    • 08 Jan, mn most estuary & north marsh, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 140, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 170+ var, t wetmore
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
    • 15 Jan, 7, m brengle
    • 13 Jan, 12+ var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 6, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 23, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 12, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 8 inc pans, pan n cross, pan s cross, t wetmore
  • American Wigeon, Anas americana
    • 13 Jan, 2 m pan n end scurves, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 16 Jan, yes, n landry
    • 16 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 610, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 15, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 25, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 500, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 300+ var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, mn 100s var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 175, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 1630 low, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 300, s miller
    • 12 Jan, sev 100s var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 100s pi sound, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, sev frozen pans, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, mn most estuary & north marsh, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 30, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 120+ var, t wetmore
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 16 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 2 stage, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 20, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 5, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 15+ var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 25+ var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 25, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 28, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 7, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 20+ var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 16+ most pans, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, fw pi sound, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 15+ var, t wetmore
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 14 Jan, 6 stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 66+ inc 65+ forward, 1 pans, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, fk 34 f/new blind, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 64, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 45 pines field, t wetmore
  • Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca
    • 12 Jan, 1, r heil
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 07 Jan, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 16 Jan, 520+ inc 20+ seven ocean, 500+ sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 8, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 14, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 200, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 180 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 10+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 15 seven ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 28, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 20, s miller
    • 12 Jan, sev 100s inc 100s pi sound, ~40 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 500+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 5 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 14 Jan, 3, j hoye
    • 12 Jan, 2 three ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 4 inc 3 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 16 Jan, 66+ inc 16 seven ocean, 50+ sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 12, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 8+ inc 4+ one ocean, 4+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 8+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 5 three ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 30, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 25+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, mn seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, fw one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 4+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 14 Jan, 3, j hoye
    • 13 Jan, 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, fk 12 flyby one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1f seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 6 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Scoter species
    • 12 Jan, 40, r heil
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 16 Jan, 7+ inc 2 seven ocean, 5 flyby sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 three ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 4+ inc 1 one ocean, 3+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 16 Jan, 6+ inc 2 pine ck, 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 6, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 8, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 10, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 15 inc 1 stage, 14 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 5 inc 2 stage ck, 3 stage, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 6 s cross, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 41, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 9, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 2+ stage ck, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 12+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 8, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 20 inc 10 stage ck, 10 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
    • 16 Jan, 3+ inc flyby h north pool olook, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 10, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 7 inc 4 ramp, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 8 inc 5 ramp, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 11, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 3, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 5 flyby estuary, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 20+ inc 17 ramp, 3 pi sound, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 13 Jan, 5 forward, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 f/pines platform, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 18, r heil
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 16 Jan, 5 inc 1m seven ocean, 4 flyby sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 14 Jan, 4, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 2-3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 6 seven ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 5, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 4+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 5-6 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 3, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 3 inc 2 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3 inc 2 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Red-necked Grebe, Podiceps grisegena
    • 16 Jan, 5 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 3, j hoye
    • 10 Jan, 4 one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 4 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 16 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 16 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 25, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 40+ n refuge, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 40, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 32, s miller
    • 12 Jan, fk 10 n one, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, fk n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 12 Jan, 7, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 5, s miller
    • 09 Jan, 4 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 3 n refuge, t wetmore
  • Sanderling, Calidris alba
    • 16 Jan, h flyby seven beach, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 112, r heil
    • 11 Jan, 1 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 15 seven beach, t wetmore
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    • 12 Jan, 19 flyby three beach, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 395 five beach, r heil
    • 07 Jan, 30 seven beach, t wetmore
  • Razorbill, Alca torda
    • 16 Jan, 10 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 8, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 16 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3 three ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 3 inc 2 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 flyby north field!, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 40 one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 15 Jan, yes, r jilek
    • 13 Jan, 2+ inc 1 forward, 1 seven, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 9, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 4+ inc forward & seven, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1, n landry
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 16 Jan, 6, n landry
    • 16 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 15, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 4, n landry
    • 15 Jan, yes, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 43, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 30+ var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 11, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 140, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 20, s miller
    • 12 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, mn most one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 4, n landry
    • 07 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 16 Jan, 1+ sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 1, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 2 seven, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 12+ var inc north marsh, seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 4, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 22, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 10, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 20+ inc 12 marsh n refuge, 4+ one ocean, 4+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3+ seven area, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 2+ inc 1 one, 1 pi sound, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1 h, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 2-3 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 16 Jan, 5 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 3, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 7, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 three ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 2, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 4 one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 16 Jan, 4 inc 3 one ocean, 1 sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 1, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 4 inc 2 one ocean, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 5, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 2, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 7 inc 1 one ocean, 6 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 8+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 3 one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 10 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Northern Gannet, Morus bassanus
    • 16 Jan, 6+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 12 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2 inc 1 three ocean, 1 seven ocean, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 4, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 5-6 inc 1 one ocean, 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 far one ocean, t wetmore
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 15 Jan, 1 ad n end scurves, m brengle
    • 14 Jan, 1 north marsh, d adrien
    • 12 Jan, 1 north field, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 1 adult, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1 ad south marsh, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 im grape is, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 ad marsh n entrance, s selesky
    • 08 Jan, 1 ad marsh n refuge, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1 ad south marsh, t wetmore
  • Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus
    • 16 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 8+ inc 1 one, 5 north field, 1 south field, 1 south marsh, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 2, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 3-4 var inc one & north field, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 2-3 north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 4, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 5, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 6+ inc ad m, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 6-8 north field inc 1m ad 1m im, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 6+ wardens, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, north field, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 8 north field @ dusk, s selesky
    • 08 Jan, 1, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, 5-6 var inc 3-4 marsh n refuge, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 3-4 var, t wetmore
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus
    • 16 Jan, 1 ad scurves, t wetmore
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 11 Jan, 1 flyby south field, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 x/north field, s selesky
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 16 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 1 grape is, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 2 inc 1 im hellcat, 1 grape is, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 1 x/north field, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 x/north field, s selesky
    • 08 Jan, 1, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, 1 o/mainland f/pans, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 1 south marsh, t wetmore
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 16 Jan, 2 inc 1 flyby scurves, 1 south marsh, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, d larson
    • 15 Jan, 1 w/forward, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2 n cross, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 1 flyby scurves, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 1 north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2 lt jv, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1 cross, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 2-3 inc 1 south scrub, 1 south marsh, 1 cross, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 inc 1 north field, 1 cross, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 2 inc 1 north field, 1 nelsons is, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 lt x/north field, t wetmore
  • Barred Owl, Strix varia
    • 16 Jan, 1 v goodno 6.02, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 hellcat photo, d prima
    • 10 Jan, 1 marsh trail photo, k o'keefe
  • Long-eared Owl, Asio otus
    • 08 Jan, 1 north pool olook @ late dusk, s selesky
  • Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus
    • 11 Jan, 1 north field @ 16.50, t wetmore
  • Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
    • 15 Jan, 2, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 3 rdside var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 1 marsh trail, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, yes, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
  • Hairy Woodpecker, Picoides villosus
    • 14 Jan, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 1 marsh trail, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 16 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 1 x/northfield, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 1, n landry
  • Merlin, Falco columbarius
    • 16 Jan, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1m 1f together cross area, d larson
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 16 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 1 pines platform, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1 north marsh, d adrien
    • 10 Jan, 1 pi bridge, d adrien
    • 09 Jan, 1 pi bridge, d adrien
  • Northern Shrike, Lanius excubitor
    • 12 Jan, 1 north field tree island photo, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 1 north field, s miller
    • 11 Jan, 1 north field tree island, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 1 two dunes, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1 dunes s/one, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 1 dunes s/one, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, 1 dune s one, t wetmore
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 16 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2 pines/five, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 2 pines, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 1, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 2-3 h inc pines, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2+ rdside, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 3-4 var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, h n hellcat, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, h x/north field, t wetmore
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 16 Jan, 96 inc lg fk mainland ~90 f/pans, 6 refuge, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 5+ inc w/north field, hellcat, south marsh, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 3, j hoye
    • 13 Jan, 4-5 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 17, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 4, s miller
    • 12 Jan, fw h var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 2 two, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 3 two, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 5, n landry
  • Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • 14 Jan, 1, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, h north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2 n hellcat to new blind, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 hellcat to pines photo, d adrien
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 12 Jan, 13, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 65 wardens, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, 40+ wardens, d adrien
    • 08 Jan, yes, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 15, t & n walker
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 16 Jan, 6, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 8+ inc x/north field, five, south scrub, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 4, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 10, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 8-10 inc x/north field, pines/five, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, h new blind pines, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 5, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 13, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 3-4 h rdside, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, fw var inc x/north field, hellcat, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, sev rdside var, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • Tufted Titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor
    • 16 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1 n refuge, r heil
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 16 Jan, 2+ x/north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 3, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 8-10 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 1+ x/north field, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 1, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, 1-2 pines x/north field, t wetmore
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa
    • 08 Jan, 2+ pines x/north field, t wetmore
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 16 Jan, 34, n landry
    • 16 Jan, fw inc x/north field, north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 10, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 23, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 60+ var inc x/north field, cross thicket, flybys, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 56, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 12+ var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, sev rdside var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 40+ most two area, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, fk x/north field, s selesky
    • 08 Jan, 3, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, 35+ inc 8+ x/north field, 30+ scrub s two, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 26, n landry
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 16 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 4+ inc one, north field, cross, seven, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, 4 inc 2 north field, 2 stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 3 inc north field, cross thicket, stage, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 2 inc 1 north field, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2-3 inc north field, stage, seven, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 1 h n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, 2 inc one & x/north field, t wetmore
  • Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum
    • 14 Jan, 12, j hoye
    • 14 Jan, fk 14 s five, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 16 Jan, 10 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 15+ n refuge, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 6, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 25, s miller
    • 12 Jan, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, n refuge, t wetmore
  • Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra
    • 15 Jan, 17 x/north field photo, r jilek
    • 08 Jan, 3 inc 1m 2f, t & n walker
  • Common Redpoll, Acanthis flammea
    • 10 Jan, 4 hellcat lot, d adrien, t wetmore
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 14 Jan, 4, j hoye
    • 12 Jan, 3, r heil
    • 12 Jan, h one, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 4+ hellcat, h elsewhere, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Lapland Longspur, Calcarius lapponicus
    • 10 Jan, 2 wardens, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • 16 Jan, 8 south marsh, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 30 one marsh, r jilek
    • 12 Jan, fk 30 flyby three, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 14, r heil
    • 11 Jan, 4 wardens, d adrien
    • 10 Jan, 35 wardens, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata
    • 12 Jan, 4 catching flies, r heil
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 16 Jan, 18, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 1 seven, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 5, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 9, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 6, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 8+ inc 3+ north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 5, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 16, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 3, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 2-3 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 wardens, d adrien
    • 11 Jan, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 48+ inc 40 wardens, 8+ var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, 15+ wardens, d adrien
    • 09 Jan, 2+ s one, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, yes, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 15, t & n walker
    • 08 Jan, sev rdside, t wetmore
    • 07 Jan, 18, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 16+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 14 Jan, 1 one dunes, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 seven dunes, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 1 one dunes, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 16 Jan, 4+ inc 2 seven, 2+ sandy pt rd, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2, m brengle
    • 14 Jan, 1+ n cross, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 12 Jan, 4, r heil
    • 12 Jan, 2, s miller
    • 12 Jan, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 wardens, d adrien
    • 11 Jan, 1 seven rdside, t wetmore
    • 10 Jan, 15+ most one area, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, wardens, d adrien
    • 09 Jan, 8+ gate to s one, t wetmore
    • 08 Jan, yes, m halsey
    • 08 Jan, 3, t & n walker
  • Swamp Sparrow, Melospiza georgiana
    • 10 Jan, 1 old blind, d adrien, t wetmore
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 16 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 3+ n cross, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 3 marsh trail, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 16 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 1 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, m brengle
    • 15 Jan, 1, r jilek
    • 14 Jan, 2-3 inc five & cross, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 2, r heil
    • 10 Jan, 3-4 rdside, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 09 Jan, 2 wardens, d adrien
    • 08 Jan, 1 x/north field, s selesky
    • 07 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 07 Jan, 3 rdside, t wetmore

Legend
  • m - male
  • f - female
  • pr - pair
  • fk - flock
  • ad - adult
  • im - immature
  • jv - juvenal
  • sm - small
  • lg - large
  • lt - light morph
  • dk - dark morph
  • n - north
  • s - south
  • e - east
  • w - west
  • inc - including
  • migr - migrating

  • forward - Bill Forward Pool
  • one - Lot one area
  • three - Lot three area
  • seven - Lot seven area
  • emerson - Emerson Rocks
  • cross - Cross Farm Hill area
  • pans - North pans to lot three
  • north field - North boundary field
  • south field - South boundary field
  • north marsh - salt marsh from gate to wardens
  • south marsh - salt marsh from pines to cross
  • stage - Stage Island Pool area
  • pines - Pines Trail area
  • gate - Gate house area
  • blind - Blind on Bill Forward Pool
  • wardens - Sub-headquarters area
  • sound - Plum Island Sound


January 17, 2017, Tom Wetmore