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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 86 species currently on the list. The list covers the last 10 days.



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated December 5, 2016

  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 04 Dec, yes, n landry
    • 04 Dec, sev var, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 2 lg fks migr, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 56, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 90, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, sev var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 79, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, mn var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 15, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 15, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 50, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 30, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 99, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 100 var, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Mute Swan, Cygnus olor
    • 03 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 1 forward, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1 forward, t wetmore
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
    • 04 Dec, 2 stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 3 sm pans, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 3, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 8, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 3 pans, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 2 forward, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 2+ forward, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2, w tatro
    • 25 Nov, 6, e labato
  • American Wigeon, Anas americana
    • 30 Nov, 2 pan n end scurves, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1 pans, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2 pans, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 4, w tatro
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 04 Dec, yes, n landry
    • 04 Dec, mn inc pans, forward, stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, mn, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 120, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 220, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, mn var thruout, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 490, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, mn var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 85, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 125, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, mn, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 29, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 75, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 100s var, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 258, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 300 var, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 04 Dec, yes, n landry
    • 04 Dec, sev stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 5, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 16, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, sev inc forward, stage, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 17, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fw var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 27, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 12, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 15, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 15, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 10, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 4 pans & south pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
    • 03 Dec, 4, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 4 forward, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 29 Nov, 4 forward, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 1 m 4 f, w tatro
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 8 south pans & forward, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 8, e labato
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 04 Dec, yes, n landry
    • 04 Dec, sev stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, ~25 forward, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 7, n landry
    • 02 Dec, ~80, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 35+ forward, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 33, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, sev forward, fw stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 40, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 40+ forward, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 27, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 18, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 35 stage, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 3 pans & forward, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca
    • 04 Dec, 28, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 24 stage, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 40 one marsh, d chickering, l cooper
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 04 Dec, fk 5 flyby seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 04 Dec, 13, n landry
    • 04 Dec, ~12 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, ~40 inc ~25 n end, ~15 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, yes, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 8-10 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 5+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 7, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 15, w tatro
    • 26 Nov, 20, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 2, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 20, e labato
  • Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus
    • 04 Dec, 2 inc 1 m 1 f emerson rks, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, fk 10-12 flyby s seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 04 Dec, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 2, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 2 m 1 f flyby seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 04 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 04 Dec, ~10 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 7 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 6, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 4-5 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 26, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 8+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 5, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 5, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 3, s ross
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 28 Nov, 2, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 04 Dec, 5 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 4, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 4-5 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 10+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 5, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 04 Dec, 9, n landry
    • 04 Dec, ~12 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, ~20 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 9, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 8-10 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 6-8 seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 8, a pesano
    • 27 Nov, 5, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 4+ stage, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 5, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 8, n landry
  • Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
    • 30 Nov, 1 m forward, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 04 Dec, 6, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 6 stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 4 forward, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 5, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 5, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 10+ forward & stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 6, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 5+ forward, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 5, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 16, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 9, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 7, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 11+ inc 2 pi rv, 9+ stage, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 16, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 2, n landry
  • Common Merganser, Mergus merganser
    • 30 Nov, 13 f forward, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, fk ~13 f forward, d adrien
    • 27 Nov, 10 s end forward f/pines lot, e labato
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 04 Dec, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1 seven ocean., d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 5, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 8, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fk 160+ pi sound, 8+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 7, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 8, w tatro
    • 26 Nov, 50, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 55 pi sound, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 3, e labato
  • Pied-billed Grebe, Podilymbus podiceps
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1-2 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 26 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1 north pool olook, d chickering, l cooper
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 02 Dec, 1 one ocean, s sullivan
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
  • Red-necked Grebe, Podiceps grisegena
    • 03 Dec, 2 one ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 9 one ocean, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 04 Dec, mn n refuge, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 3, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 12, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, mn n refuge & great neck f/stage, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, lg fk n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 18, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 22, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 30, e labato
    • 27 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 30, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 30, e labato
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 02 Dec, 3, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 1-2 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 3 n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 2 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2+ n refuge, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 6, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 4 n refuge, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 30 n refuge, e labato
  • Black-bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola
    • 03 Dec, 2 emerson rks & seven beach, d weaver
    • 28 Nov, 5-6 stage photo, d adrien
  • Semipalmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus
    • 03 Dec, 1 one beach, d weaver
    • 27 Nov, 1 three beach, e labato
  • Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus
    • 25 Nov, 1 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Ruddy Turnstone, Arenaria interpres
    • 30 Nov, 4 emerson rks, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Sanderling, Calidris alba
    • 02 Dec, 5 flyby seven, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 10, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 6, w tatro
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    • 04 Dec, ~10 emerson rks, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, ~8 emerson rks, d weaver
    • 30 Nov, 20+ emerson rks, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 70+ stage photo, d adrien
    • 27 Nov, 30, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 75 inc fk 15 & 30 flyby seven beach, fk 30 flyby stage, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 20, e labato
  • American Woodcock, Scolopax minor
    • 26 Nov, 1 flushed marsh loop, e labato
  • Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca
    • 30 Nov, 1 pans, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Razorbill, Alca torda
    • 04 Dec, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 1 seven ocean, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1 seven ocean, h bauer
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Large Alcid species
    • 02 Dec, 3 far seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Alcid species
    • 02 Dec, 1 seven ocean, s sullivan
  • Bonaparte's Gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia
    • 04 Dec, 40+ ipswich bay, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 26 Nov, 7, n landry
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 04 Dec, fw var inc pans, stage, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 6, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fw pines & stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 3, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 8+ pans & forward, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 16, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 6+ pans, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 04 Dec, yes, n landry
    • 04 Dec, sev var, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 5, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 12, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, sev var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 8, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, sev var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 8, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 14, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 15, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 16, n landry
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 04 Dec, 4, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 1 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 4 inc 2E2, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 5, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fw inc 4 seven, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1 pi bridge, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 3, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 6, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 5, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 13, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 20, e labato
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 03 Dec, 8 inc 7 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 12 most one ocean, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 6, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 1 seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 15, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 2+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 2, s ross
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 3+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 3 inc 2 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 7, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 7, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 8-10 seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 21+, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 8+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 4, s ross
    • 25 Nov, yes, e labato
  • Northern Gannet, Morus bassanus
    • 04 Dec, ~10 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 12, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 2-3 ad seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
    • 02 Dec, 3, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1 ramp, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
  • Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
    • 03 Dec, 1 marsh n refuge, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 2 inc two marsh & north pool olook, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 03 Dec, 1 ad o/pine is, d weaver
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 1 im flyby north pool olook, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 28 Nov, 2 ad w/pans photo, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2 ad w/pans, 1 ad hellcat dike, t wetmore
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus
    • 04 Dec, 5, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 6+ inc north field, pines field, south marsh, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 3 inc 2 im 1 ad m, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 4, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 3-4 var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 2, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 4, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 1 pines field photo, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 6, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 9+ inc 6 together north field, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 5, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 26 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 04 Dec, 3 south marsh, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1 goodno, d weaver
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 2 inc n end scurves, 1 five, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 2, m sinclair
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 1 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1 north field, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 04 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 1 cross platform, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 2 south marsh, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 1 lt grape is, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 1 lt north field, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1 lt north field photo, d adrien
    • 27 Nov, 1-2 cross, stage, t wetmore
    • 25 Nov, 1 north field, d chickering, l cooper
  • Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus
    • 04 Dec, 2 h together pines opp north field 6.30, t wetmore
  • Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiaca
    • 27 Nov, 1 marsh w/cross, p roberts
  • Barred Owl, Strix varia
    • 04 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 1 rdside n hellcat, t wetmore
  • Northern Saw-whet Owl, Aegolius acadicus
    • 29 Nov, 1 new blind pines photo, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1 new blind pines, d chickering
    • 29 Nov, 1 new blind pines, s mcgrath
    • 29 Nov, 1 new blind pines photo, t&l wetmore
  • Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
    • 04 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 1 five, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 2 rdside, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 2 inc goodno, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, a pesano
    • 27 Nov, 1 n hellcat, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 3, n landry
  • Hairy Woodpecker, Picoides villosus
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 29 Nov, 1 h n hellcat, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 1 n hellcat, t wetmore
  • Woodpecker species
    • 30 Nov, 1 poss hairy five, d adrien, t wetmore
  • American Kestrel, Falco sparverius
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 04 Dec, 2 inc 1 forward, 1 ipswich bay, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 1 marsh w/pans, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 1 near pans, s mcgrath
    • 29 Nov, 1 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 1 pans marsh, d chickering, l cooper
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 04 Dec, 3, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 5, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 6, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 4-5 rdside, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2-3 h rdside, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 5, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 3, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 2, e labato
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 04 Dec, 3, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 6, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 9, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 4-5 var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 5, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 5, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 6, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 8, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 6-8 inc north marsh, south marsh, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 5, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 2, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 3, e labato
  • Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • 27 Nov, 2 hellcat dike, later flyby five, t wetmore
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 02 Dec, 5 lot1, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 80-100 pines field, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, ~40 pines field, d adrien
    • 27 Nov, fk 30 flyby n seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 50, e labato
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 04 Dec, 11, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 10+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 14, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 9, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 17, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 10+ rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 8, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 20+ sev locns, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 4, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 14, n werth
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 3, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, sev inc n hellcat, five, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 21, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 14 inc lot five, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 7, e labato
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 4-5 inc hellcat & five, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, h hellcat, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 5, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 6+ inc new blind, five, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 6, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 8+ most new blind pines, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, fw inc n hellcat, five, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 5, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 1 inc lot five, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 5, e labato
  • Marsh Wren, Cistothorus palustris
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 3 goodno, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 1, w tatro
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 18+ most pines area, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 28, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 5, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 16, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 10+ rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 11, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 20+ most goodno, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 30+ var most five, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 25 Nov, 2, e labato
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 04 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 3 inc wardens, north field, seven, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 3, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 2, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 2 inc 1 one, 1 north field, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 1 rdside north field, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    • 04 Dec, 3 refuge, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 3, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, sev var inc pines, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 7, m sinclair
    • 28 Nov, 10, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 55, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 10, e labato
    • 27 Nov, sm fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 20, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 24, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 40, e labato
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 04 Dec, sev h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 2, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, h n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, sev n refuge, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
  • House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
    • 04 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 04 Dec, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 02 Dec, 4, s sullivan
    • 29 Nov, sev n refuge, fw refuge, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 8, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Purple Finch, Haemorhous purpureus
    • 03 Dec, 1, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 2 inc 1 m 1 f n hellcat, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1 flyby south field, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 1, n landry
  • Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra
    • 04 Dec, h flyby hellcat, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, fk 18+ pines se/north pool olook, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 16+ inc fk 15+ pines x/north field, 1 flyby five & pines, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 3 pines x/north field, m sinclair
    • 28 Nov, 2 m new blind pines, a pesano
    • 26 Nov, 14 pines @ lot five photo, s ross
  • Pine Siskin, Spinus pinus
    • 27 Nov, 1-2 five, t wetmore
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 04 Dec, 12+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 4, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 7, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 5-6 var inc hellcat lot, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 6, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 1 flyby five, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 1, a pesano
    • 27 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2, w tatro
    • 27 Nov, 2-3 n hellcat, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 3 inc lot five, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato
  • Lapland Longspur, Calcarius lapponicus
    • 30 Nov, 4 flyby seven beach, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • 03 Dec, fk ~75 n one dunes, d weaver
    • 30 Nov, h seven, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 20+ pans, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 11, a pesano
    • 28 Nov, 15-20 inc 10-12 one & ramp, 3+ stage, d adrien
    • 28 Nov, 31, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 100, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 14, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 11, e labato
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, Oreothlypis celata
    • 29 Nov, 1 scrub tween one & two, t wetmore
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata
    • 04 Dec, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2 five, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 1 scrub tween one & two, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 04 Dec, 6, n landry
    • 04 Dec, ~8 rdside, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 6, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 8, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fw h rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 2, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 15+ most rdside, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 6, a pesano
    • 27 Nov, fw rdside inc n refuge, refuge, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 1, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 11, e labato
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 02 Dec, 1, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, h seven dunes, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 2 ipswich, n landry
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 02 Dec, 3, s sullivan
    • 30 Nov, 4, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, fw h rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 3-4 rdside, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 2, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 1 rdside s cross, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 26 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 25 Nov, 1 wardens, d chickering, l cooper
    • 25 Nov, 2, e labato
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 1+ goodno, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 1 rdside s cross, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, n landry
  • Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
    • 02 Dec, 3 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 1, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, h south field, pines trail, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Nov, 1, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 2-3 rdside, t wetmore
    • 28 Nov, 1, n werth
    • 27 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 27 Nov, 2-3 n hellcat, t wetmore
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 04 Dec, 5, n landry
    • 04 Dec, 2 stage, t wetmore
    • 03 Dec, 2, n landry
    • 02 Dec, 4, s sullivan
    • 02 Dec, 2-3 rdside var, t wetmore
    • 30 Nov, 2, h bauer
    • 30 Nov, 2-3 rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 29 Nov, 3, m sinclair
    • 29 Nov, 2+ inc 1 rdside, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 27 Nov, 1 rdside s cross, t wetmore
    • 26 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 26 Nov, 3, s ross
    • 25 Nov, 1, e labato

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


December 5, 2016, Tom Wetmore