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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. A few reports to eBird are occasionally 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 91 species currently on the list. The list covers the last 10 days.



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated March 29, 2020

  • Snow Goose, Anser caerulescens
    • 27 Mar, 1 im, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 1 migr, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 20 Mar, 1 ad, r heil
  • Greater White-fronted Goose, Anser albifrons
    • 29 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge w/canadas, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, p vale
    • 25 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 1 photo, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 21 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, marsh n/refuge, m halsey
  • Brant, Branta bernicla
    • 29 Mar, 17, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 15, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 5 barheaD, r john
    • 27 Mar, 43 inc 39 emerson rks, 4 sandy pt photo, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 21 Mar, 24, n forestell
    • 21 Mar, 12 barhed, r john
    • 20 Mar, 50+ inc 8 sandy pt, rest emerson rks, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 46, r heil
  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 29 Mar, 9 n/refuge, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 6 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 11, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 60, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 20, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 35, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 18, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 30, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 3, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 20, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 15, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 16, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 15, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 27, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 12, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 25, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 32, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 6, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 43, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, mn thruout, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 150, r heil
  • Mute Swan, Cygnus olor
    • 29 Mar, 2 w/ramp, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 2, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 6, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 3, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 6, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 8, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 7, h wales
    • 24 Mar, 5, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 4, s babbitt
    • 24 Mar, 3 three pans, s hedman
    • 23 Mar, 6 forward, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 4, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 12, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 7 inc 3 n/refuge, 2 two, 2 min pan, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 12, r heil
  • Northern Shoveler, Spatula clypeata
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 1 main pan, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 7 stage, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, fk 18 stage f/tower, d prima
    • 25 Mar, 15 stage, h wales
    • 23 Mar, 23 stage, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 29 stage, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 27, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 30 most stage, fw forward and pans, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 15+ stage, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 23 most m stage, r heil
  • Gadwall, Mareca strepera
    • 29 Mar, 6-8 main pan, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 6, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 9 main pan, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 10, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 14, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 6, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 4, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 13 main pan, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 4, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 24, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 10, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 11, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 5, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 8, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 17, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 13, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 24, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 15, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 11 inc 7 main pan, 1 sm pans, 3 pine pans, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 56, r heil
  • American Wigeon, Mareca americana
    • 27 Mar, 2 main pan, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 3 three pans, s hedman
    • 23 Mar, 4 inc pr forward, pr stage, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 3, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 20 Mar, 2 inc pr main pan, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 2, r heil
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 6, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 5, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 10, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 2, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 8, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 4, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 5, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 6, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 18, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 4, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 6, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 3, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 8, r heil
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 2 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 36, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 250, e labato
    • 28 Mar, yes, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 35, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 135, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 10, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 325, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 30, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 96, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 60, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 25, s babbitt
    • 24 Mar, 40 three pans, s hedman
    • 23 Mar, 62, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 56, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 231, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 80, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 125, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, mn, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 600, r heil
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 27 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 25 Mar, 4, h wales
    • 23 Mar, 27 inc 18 stage, 9 forward, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 36, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 13, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 47, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, stage, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 20, r heil
  • Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca
    • 29 Mar, 20+ m main pan, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 49 main pan, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 20, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 30, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 28, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 210 most stage f/tower, fw main pan, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 140, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 15, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 17, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 40, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 13, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 134 inc 5 main pan, 129 stage, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 120, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 228, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 200, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, mn inc pr main pan, mn stage, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 400, r heil
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 25 Mar, 2, h wales
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 2 m seven ocean, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 2, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 1 f north pool olook, d adrien
    • 22 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 6, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, 3-4 inc 1 f north pool olook, 2-3 seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1 f, r heil
  • Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis
    • 27 Mar, 3 forward f/blind photo, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 3, g d'entremont
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 20, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 12, j hoye
    • 27 Mar, 10, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 75, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 7, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 5, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 70, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 5 seven ocean, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 7, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 18, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 80-85 ipswich bluff, d adrien
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 12, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 10, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 100+ inc ipswich bluff & seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 45, r heil
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 28 Mar, 20, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 12, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 10, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 23 Mar, 4, s babbitt
    • 21 Mar, 3, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 4, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 4 seven ocean, d adrien
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 4, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 20, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 6, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 2 seven ocean, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 2, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 3 ipswich bluff, d adrien
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 60, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, ~10 seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 60, r heil
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 24, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, j hoye
    • 27 Mar, 26, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 20, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 35, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 4, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 2 seven ocean, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 11, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 35, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 1 on beach, d adrien
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 35, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 30, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, mn seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 60, r heil
  • Scoter species
    • 20 Mar, 50, r heil
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 12, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 15, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, j hoye
    • 27 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 8, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 5, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 21, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 6, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 20, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, mn inc pr ipswich bluff, mn seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 70, r heil
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 29 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 20, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 4, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 4 forward f/blind, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 16, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 15, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 8, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 7, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 2 forward, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 5, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 27, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 6, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, sev inc stage ck, stage & seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 11, r heil
  • Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
    • 29 Mar, 4 ramp, d adrien
    • 28 Mar, 5, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 17, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 4, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 6, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 23 Mar, 16, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 12, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, mn inc 4 ramp, 4 ipswich bluff, mn seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 46, r heil
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 27 Mar, 5 forward f/blind, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 20 Mar, 1, r heil
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 29 Mar, 4 w/wardens, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 5 main pan, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 4, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 2 pines pans, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 17, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 4, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 14, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 3 main pan, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 3, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 11, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 18, r heil
  • Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo
    • 27 Mar, 16, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 25 Mar, 1, h wales
    • 24 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 5 seven ocean, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 2, r heil
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 28 Mar, 2, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 1, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 22 Mar, 6, e labato
    • 20 Mar, 15, r heil
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 2, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 5 pines trail, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 5, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 1, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 1, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 23 Mar, 4, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 2, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 6, r heil
  • Sandhill Crane, Antigone canadensis
    • 27 Mar, 3 hi flyby o/marsh f/one photo, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 3 migr, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
  • Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus
    • 29 Mar, 3 in 2 main pan, 1 h wardens, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 2 main pan, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 3, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 3, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 4 inc 2 main pan, 1 wardens, 1 flyby stage, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 5, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 6, r heil
    • 27 Mar, three pans, r john
    • 25 Mar, 4, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 9, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 4, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 4 inc 2 main pan, 2 stage, s babbitt
    • 24 Mar, 1 three pans, s hedman
    • 23 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 6, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 6, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 3 inc pr main pan, 1 stage, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 6, r heil
  • Semipalmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus
    • 27 Mar, 8, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
  • Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2 seven beach, j hoye
    • 27 Mar, 1 seven beach, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 3 sandy pt photo, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 4 photo, l grimes
    • 22 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 22 Mar, 9 inc 5 six beach inc jac,h 4 seven beach, d adrien
    • 21 Mar, 2 beach n/seven, d chickering
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 6, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, seven beach, m halsey
  • Sanderling, Calidris alba
    • 23 Mar, 36 seven beach, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 175, n forestell
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    • 24 Mar, 3, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 85 seven beach, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 30, n forestell
  • American Woodcock, Scolopax minor
    • 28 Mar, 9 v/h rdside seven to hellcat, r john
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1 rdside n/hellcat, n forestell
    • 21 Mar, 8 rdside hellcat to stage, r john
  • Lesser Yellowlegs, Tringa flavipes
    • 29 Mar, 1 main pan photo, d adrien
    • 28 Mar, 1 main pan photo, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1 three pans, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1 pans, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 1 main pan, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1 pans photo, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 1 three pans photo, s hedman
    • 23 Mar, 1 stage, d prima
    • 20 Mar, 1 stage, r heil
  • Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca
    • 28 Mar, 1 pines olook, h&h wales
  • Yellowlegs species
    • 23 Mar, 1 stage, d prima
  • Common Murre, Uria aalge
    • 21 Mar, 1 one ocean, g d'entremont
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 29 Mar, 4 ramp, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 7, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 12, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 15, h wales
    • 23 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 3, r heil
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 11, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 30, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 8, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 3, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 150, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 6, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 123, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 45, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 5, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 11, d prima
    • 22 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 8, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 10, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 140, r heil
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 1 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 2, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 5, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 2 inc 2e2 & 9et, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 6, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 3, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 2, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 2, s babbitt
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 12, r heil
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 2, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 5, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 1, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 1, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 8, l grimes
    • 22 Mar, 7 ipswich bluff, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 6 ipwsich bluff, d adrien
  • Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
    • 29 Mar, 1 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 25 Mar, 1, h wales
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
  • Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo
    • 20 Mar, 2, r heil
  • Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 2, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 20 Mar, 1 flyby s sandy pt, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 2 together migr n hi, r heil
  • Great Egret, Ardea alba
    • 29 Mar, 2 inc 1 ramp, 1 pan n/cross, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 12-15 inc fk 12 flyby stage, 3 forward, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 2 s/five, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1 marsh n/refuge, r john
  • Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura
    • 27 Mar, 14, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 13 migr, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 24 Mar, 7, l grimes
    • 21 Mar, 4 local, r secatore-hawkwatch
    • 20 Mar, 3 mainland w/pans, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 12, r heil
  • Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, h&h wales
  • Northern Harrier, Circus hudsonius
    • 29 Mar, 1 ramp, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 3, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 2, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 2, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 1 migr, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 25 Mar, 1, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 2, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 2, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 3 inc 1 migr, 2 local, r secatore-hawkwatch
    • 20 Mar, 1-2, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 4, r heil
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 27 Mar, 2 ad, r heil
    • 21 Mar, 2, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3 local, r secatore-hawkwatch
    • 20 Mar, 2, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1 3-y, r heil
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 4, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 20 Mar, 2, r heil
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 20 Mar, 1 lt, r heil
  • Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus
    • 28 Mar, 1 cross, h&h wales
    • 20 Mar, 1 cross, r heil
  • Belted Kingfisher, Megaceryle alcyon
    • 27 Mar, 1 main pan, d prima
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius
    • 28 Mar, 1 m on birch, p vale
  • Downy Woodpecker, Dryobates pubescens
    • 29 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
    • 25 Mar, 1, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 2 inc 1 pines, 1 goodno, d prima
  • American Kestrel, Falco sparverius
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 4 migr inc 1 m 2 f, r secatore-hawkwatch
  • Merlin, Falco columbarius
    • 27 Mar, 2 migr, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 21 Mar, 1, r secatore-hawkwatch
    • 20 Mar, 1 ad north field tree island, d adrien
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 20 Mar, 1 pines platform, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1 im, r heil
  • Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 29 Mar, scurves, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 2, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, 1, r heil
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 2, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 6, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 2, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 2, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 4 ipswich bluff, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 4, r heil
  • Fish Crow, Corvus ossifragus
    • 27 Mar, 1 flyby pines, d prima
  • Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • 29 Mar, 1 middens, d adrien
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 3 migr, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 1, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 27 Mar, 4, r heil
    • 20 Mar, 20+ sandy pt, d adrien
  • Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 27 Mar, 3 inc 1 wardens, 1 flyby stage tower, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 8 migr, r heil
    • 27 Mar, 3, r secatore, m schoene-hawkwaatch
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 6, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 5, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 6, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 10, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 5, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 4, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 1, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 5, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 5, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 22 Mar, 8, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 10, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 3, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 5, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 4, r heil
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
  • White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis
    • 27 Mar, 1 pines, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Brown Creeper, Certhia americana
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa
    • 27 Mar, 3, r heil
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 5, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 3, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 3, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 7, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 2, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 2, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 4, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 5, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
  • Gray Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 22 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 29 Mar, 3-4 rdside, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 4, l grimes
    • 23 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 20 Mar, 1, r heil
  • European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    • 29 Mar, n/refuge, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 30 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, 40, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 27 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 2, r heil
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 2, j hoye
    • 25 Mar, 3, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 10, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 21 Mar, yes, g d'entremont
    • 20 Mar, 5, r heil
  • House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 25 Mar, 5, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 2, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 2, l grimes
    • 21 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 20 Mar, 4, r heil
  • Purple Finch, Haemorhous purpureus
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 1 v singing new blind, j hoye
    • 27 Mar, 1 h singing pines, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1 m photo, r heil
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 29 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 28 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 3, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 11, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 14, r heil
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 12, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, middens, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 2, r heil
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 29 Mar, 3 photo, d adrien
    • 27 Mar, 1, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 2 rdside s/middens, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1, r heil
  • Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
    • 29 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 5 pines trail, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 6, r heil
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 22 Mar, 1 ipswich bludd, d adrien
    • 22 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 20, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 3, n forestell
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 29 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 27 Mar, 1 goodno, d prima
    • 22 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 27 Mar, 2, r heil
    • 22 Mar, 1 ipswich beach tween six & seven photo, d adrien
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 29 Mar, 45-50, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 11, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, 50, e labato
    • 28 Mar, yes, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 42, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 82 rdside, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 20, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 86 migr wave, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 2, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 3, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 12, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 7, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 5, d prima
    • 23 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 22 Mar, 19, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 100, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 52, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 5, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 95, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 20+, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 17, r heil
  • Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 6 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 20, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 28 Mar, yes, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 2, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 8, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 12, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 1, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 27 Mar, 10, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 20, h wales
    • 25 Mar, 5, s grinley, m goetschkes
    • 24 Mar, 2, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 5, s babbitt
    • 23 Mar, 10, d prima
    • 22 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 15, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 12, m goetschkes, s grinley
    • 21 Mar, 90, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 40, r heil
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater
    • 29 Mar, 9 inc 6 x/north field, 3 x/south marsh, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 5, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 4, e labato
    • 27 Mar, 2, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 18, r heil
    • 23 Mar, 2 inc 1 w/grackles north pool olook, 1 rdside pines, d prima
    • 20 Mar, 6, d adrien
  • Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula
    • 29 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 29 Mar, 4 n/refuge, n dubrow
    • 29 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 29 Mar, 15, s babbitt
    • 28 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 28 Mar, yes, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 8, j hoye
    • 28 Mar, 9, p vale
    • 27 Mar, 7, d prima
    • 27 Mar, 45, r heil
    • 25 Mar, 25, h wales
    • 23 Mar, 12, d prima
    • 22 Mar, yes, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 15, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 10, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, yes, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 30, r heil
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata
    • 29 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 28 Mar, 3, p vale
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 22 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 21 Mar, 4, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 2, n forestell
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 29 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 28 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 28 Mar, 1, h&h wales
    • 27 Mar, 4, d prima
    • 24 Mar, 1, l grimes
    • 24 Mar, 1, s babbitt
    • 22 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 22 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 21 Mar, 1, g d'entremont
    • 21 Mar, 1, n forestell
    • 20 Mar, 2 inc pr, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1, r heil

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


March 29, 2020, Tom Wetmore