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



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated November 19, 2017

  • Snow Goose, Chen caerulescens
    • 18 Nov, 7 five ocean, a gurka
  • Brant, Branta bernicla
    • 18 Nov, 7 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 8, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 6, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 7 pans, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2 pans, t wetmore
  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 38, n landry
    • 18 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 90+ var north marsh to south marsh, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 23 var, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, mn, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 43, m watson
    • 15 Nov, mn var inc pans, marshes, stage, flybys, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 flyby n f/two beach, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, sev var inc pans, north & south marsh, forward, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 35-40 var, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 48, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 30, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 45+ var, t wetmore
  • Mute Swan, Cygnus olor
    • 18 Nov, 3 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 4 pans inc 1 im, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 4 inc 3 ad 1 im pans, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 3 pans, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 1 ad pans, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 4 inc 1 ad main pan, 2 ad 1 im three pan, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 4 inc 3 ad 1 im, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 4 pans inc 3 ad 1 im, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 2 inc 1 pans, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 pans, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 1 pans, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 1 forward, t wetmore
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
    • 18 Nov, 11 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 25, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 12+ pans, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 6 pans, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 11 pans, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 15 pans, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, fw pans, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 16 pans, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 35 pans, wetmore
  • American Wigeon, Anas americana
    • 18 Nov, 23 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 15, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 18+ pans, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 15 pans, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 20 pans, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 4 pans, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, fw pans, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 34 inc 30 pans, 4 pans, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 16 pans, wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 13, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 4 pans, t wetmore
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 18 Nov, 100 var, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 200, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 200+ thruout, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 200+ var north marsh to stage, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 35 var, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, mn pans to hellcat, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 121, m watson
    • 15 Nov, mn var north marsh to stage, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, mn var inc pans, forward, stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, mn pans & stage, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 12 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 700, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 300+ var, t wetmore
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 18 Nov, 26 pans & stage, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 15+ inc 2 pi rv, 4 pans, rest stage, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 10+ most stage, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, sev stage, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~20 forward, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 23, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 15+ stage, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 20+ most stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 30+ stage, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 12 Nov, mn most stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 12, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 45+ stage, t wetmore
  • Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
    • 14 Nov, 2 forward, t wetmore
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 18 Nov, 41 stage, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 100+ stage, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 2 s end forward, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~20 forward, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 16, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 20+ stage, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 25+ inc 6 pans, most others stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sev pans & stage, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 50+ stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 102, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 80+ most stage, t wetmore
  • Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca
    • 18 Nov, 2 scurves pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 80+ stage, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 1 s end forward, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 170+ inc 20+ forward, 150+ stage, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2 forward, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 112+ inc 2 north pool olook, 50 forward, 60 stage, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 5 pans, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 50+ stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 15, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 60+ stage, t wetmore
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 15 Nov, fk 40+ on seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 f pi estuary, t wetmore
  • Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis
    • 18 Nov, 1 f pans, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 f pans, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 f pans, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 2 inc 1 m 1 f pans, t wetmore
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 45+ most sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 300+ seven ocean most migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 12, m watson
    • 15 Nov, fw one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 4 pine ck, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 8 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 14+ seven ocean, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 10 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 30, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 25, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 5 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 16 Nov, 15+ seven ocean most migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 5 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 m one ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 8, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 5 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 12+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 100+ seven ocean most migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~10 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 7, m watson
    • 15 Nov, sev one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 20+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 3 seven ocean, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 25+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 20++ seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 18 Nov, 12, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 8 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 30+ seven ocean most migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 7 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 12 Nov, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 35+ seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Scoter species
    • 14 Nov, fk one to two ocean, d adrien
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 18 Nov, 6, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 20+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~10 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, fw one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 2 one to two ocean, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 4-5 one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 26 one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 3+ seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 3 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 3+ pine ck, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 3 pine ck, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~20 pine & stage cks, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 10 inc pr pans, 3 pine ck, 5 stage ck, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 5 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 4 stage ck, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 8-9 pine & stage cks, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 9, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 3, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 1 m pans, t wetmore
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 18 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1 m stage, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 2 south marsh pan, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 5 inc 3 m 2 f forward, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 8 forward, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 8 inc 4 pr forward, m watson
    • 14 Nov, 1 flyby south marsh, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3 inc 1 m pine ck, 2 f stage, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1 m stage, t wetmore
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 3+ inc 2 flyby one ocean, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 65+ seven ocean most migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~8 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fk 100+ pine ck, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 25 stage ck, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 30+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 18 Nov, 4 five ocean, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Red-necked Grebe, Podiceps grisegena
    • 18 Nov, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 18 Nov, fw n refuge, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, yes, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 30, m watson
    • 15 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sev n refuge, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 12, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 50+ n refuge, t wetmore
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 5, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 3 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
  • American Coot, Fulica americana
    • 18 Nov, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 stage, t wetmore
  • Black-bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola
    • 18 Nov, 35 sandy pt, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 64+ inc 3 pans, 1 seven beach, ~60 sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, sandy pt, m halsey
    • 17 Nov, 2+ inc 1 pans, 1+ sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 2 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 52-62 inc 2 pans, 50-60 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 1 pans, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 3 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 12 two beach, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 4 inc 1 pans, 2 north pool olook, 1 s end forward, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 6 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 4 inc 2 pans, 2 north pool olook, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 5 flyby one, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 46, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 12+ pi sound lo tide, t wetmore
  • Semipalmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus
    • 13 Nov, 3 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 09 Nov, 9, r heil
  • Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus
    • 09 Nov, 1 injured sandy pt, r heil
  • Stilt Sandpiper, Calidris himantopus
    • 18 Nov, 1 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 1 main pan, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 1 main pan, p&f vale
    • 18 Nov, 1 main pan, t wetmore
  • Sanderling, Calidris alba
    • 18 Nov, 50, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 9+ inc 8+ one beach, 1 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fk sandy pt, m halsey
    • 17 Nov, fw w/fk dunlin sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 30-40 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 14 one beach, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 30-40 two beach, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 3 one beach, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 30-35 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 12 Nov, fk 15 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 45, r heil
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    • 18 Nov, 1 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 30, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 6+ pans, fw others, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fk sandy pt, m halsey
    • 17 Nov, 140+ inc 10 pans, 70+ north pool olook, fk 60+ sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, fk 20 flyby hellcat dike, others h north field & stage, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 50-60 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, fw pans, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 6 north pool f/dike, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, ~60 inc 50+ north pool olook, other flybys var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 two beach, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 21+ inc 12 pans, 18 forward, 1 flyby pine ck, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 50-60 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 18 inc 3 pans, 15 pan s/cross, wetmore
    • 11 Nov, yes, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 220, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 600++ inc 600+ pi sound lo tide, 14+ north marsh, t wetmore
  • White-rumped Sandpiper, Calidris fuscicollis
    • 18 Nov, 3 pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 1 sandy pt, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 4 inc 3 main pan, 1 forward f/pines lot, p&f vale
    • 18 Nov, 3 main pan, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 6+ inc 3 n end main pan, 3+ w/dunlin north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 3 pans photo, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 3 n end main pan, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 3 n end main pan, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 3 n end main pan, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2 flyby stage, t wetmore
  • Pectoral Sandpiper, Calidris melanotos
    • 13 Nov, 1 sandy pt, d adrien
  • Peep sandpiper
    • 15 Nov, 3 north pool f/dike, d weaver-joppa
  • Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca
    • 18 Nov, 4 scurves pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 3 main pan, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 3 pans area, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 7 south pans, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 4+ inc 3 pans, h pines, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 4 pans, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1 h, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 5+ inc 3 pans, 2 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 7+ inc 4 pans, 3 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 6+ inc 1 pans, 5 north pool olook, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 6+ var north marsh to stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 13, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 22+ var, t wetmore
  • Razorbill, Alca torda
    • 14 Nov, 3 flyby n one ocean, t wetmore
  • Bonaparte's Gull, Chroicocephalus philadelphia
    • 18 Nov, 4 seven, e labato
    • 15 Nov, 7 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, fk 135+ pi sound, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 55 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 6 inc 1 o/great neck, 5 sandy pt, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 20+ o/barhead, t wetmore
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw var inc one beach, pans, forward, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 3-4 inc forward, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 3-4 var inc forward, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 7, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 10+ inc pans & sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fw var inc pans, forward, seven, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 8+ inc 2 pans, 6 seven beach, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 12+ most seven beach & ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 50, r heil
    • 09 Nov, fw inc 4 seven beach, t wetmore
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 18 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, sev var`, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, ~10 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 7, m watson
    • 15 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, sev var, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 12 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 180, r heil
    • 09 Nov, mn var, t wetmore
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus
    • 18 Nov, 1 sandy pt, e labato
    • 15 Nov, 1 ad sandy pt photo, d adrien
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 18 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 4-5 inc 2 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, yes, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 2, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 8+ var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 8-10 var, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 5-6 inc pi bridge & seven, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 20, r heil
    • 09 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 70+ inc 60+ one ocean, 10+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, ~25 seven ocean inc migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 5 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 60+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fw one to two ocean, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 53+ inc 45+ one ocean, 8+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 6-8 seven ocean, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 5+ seven ocean, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 370+ inc 350+ one ocean, 20+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 30, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 12+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 12+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, ~8 seven ocean inc migr, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 8+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 15+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 2-3 seven ocean, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 4+ seven ocean, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 35+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 6+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Northern Gannet, Morus bassanus
    • 16 Nov, 3-4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~15 one ocean, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 6+ one & seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 6-8 one to two ocean, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 3 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 4 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 25, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 2-3 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
    • 17 Nov, 1 s end forward, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 77+ inc fk 75+ flyby, 2-3 others, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 flyby pi bridge, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 11 Nov, 11, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
    • 09 Nov, fw migr fks, t wetmore
  • American Bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus
    • 17 Nov, 1 reed edge n/cross, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 ramp, d chickering
  • Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
    • 18 Nov, 1 south pans, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 1, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 2-3 pans area, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 two marsh, d chickering
    • 13 Nov, 1 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 18 Nov, 1 pines pole, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 1 ad x/pi sound, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1 ad x/pi sound f/north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 ad south marsh, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 ad flyby north marsh, wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2 ad, r heil
  • Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 2+ var, p&f vale
    • 16 Nov, 1 one, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 3+ inc one, forward, stage, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 3 fplu, stage, forward & one, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 2-3 inc wardens, north field, forward, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 north marsh, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 6, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 2 inc 1 wardens, 1 forward, t wetmore
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 16 Nov, 1 cross thicket, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 one, d weaver-joppa
    • 14 Nov, 1 rdside stage, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 15 Nov, 1, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1, m watson
    • 13 Nov, 1 rdside n refuge, wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 17 Nov, 1 pines field, m halsey
    • 17 Nov, 1 lt north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1-2 grape is & cross photo, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 1-2 grape is & cross, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 lt grape is, t wetmore
  • Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiaca
    • 18 Nov, 1 five, a gurka
    • 18 Nov, 1 beach tween one & two, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1 five dunes f/bwalk, t walker
  • Barred Owl, Strix varia
    • 18 Nov, 1 rdside hellcat, a photographer
  • Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus
    • 18 Nov, 2 cross @ ~14.00, a gurka
    • 18 Nov, 1 cross, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1 cross @ 8.05, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1 3.34 f/north pool olook, m halsey
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius
    • 18 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 marsh trail, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1, n landry
  • Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
    • 18 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 2-3 rdside inc x/north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 4 inc wardens, goodno & seven, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 2-3 rdside var, t wetmore
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 18 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 marsh trail, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 2 goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1, n landry
  • Merlin, Falco columbarius
    • 18 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1 flyby hellcat, t wetmore
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1 pi bridge, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 1 sandy pt, m halsey
    • 17 Nov, 1 sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 1 pines platform, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 flyby goodno, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 sandy pt, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 1 flyby marsh n refuge, wetmore
  • White-eyed Vireo, Vireo griseus
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 1 v n/goodno, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 rdside s/north pool olook, m watson
    • 09 Nov, 1 ad rdside scurves, r heil
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 2 inc 1 n refuge, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 3-4, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 4+ one & goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 2-3 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 3, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 18 Nov, 1 cross, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 2, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw inc 1 goodno, others h, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 4 var, d chickering
    • 16 Nov, 6+ inc 4 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 5, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 3-4, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 6+ var, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 5-6 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 6, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 3-4 var, t wetmore
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 11 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 18 Nov, 4, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 8, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw inc x/north field, hellcat, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fw h n/hellcat & five, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, fw rdside var, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, fw marsh trail, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 1, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 6+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 12+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 16+ v/h rdside var`, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 12 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 23, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 12+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 18 Nov, 2-3 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 2+ h x/north field, wetmore
  • Marsh Wren, Cistothorus palustris
    • 18 Nov, 1 edge stage f/tower, t wetmore
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa
    • 18 Nov, 3-4 goodno, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, h n/hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2+ h hellcat entrance, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 2+ hellcat, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, h x/north field, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 12 Nov, fw goodno, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 4-5 rdside var, t wetmore
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula
    • 18 Nov, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 1-2 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 wardens, t wetmore
  • Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus
    • 18 Nov, 5-6 n/goodno, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 marsh trail, d adrien
    • 13 Nov, 1 goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 18 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 18 Nov, ~20 inc x/north field & goodno, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 scurves, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 15+ inc 12+ goodno, 3-4 cross thicket, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 10+ var, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 25+ most goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 29, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 40+ most goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 9, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 12+ most goodno, t wetmore
  • Gray Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis
    • 18 Nov, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 1 goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
  • Brown Thrasher, Toxostoma rufum
    • 16 Nov, 1 five thicket, t wetmore
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 18 Nov, 1 stage, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 2-3 inc edge stage & seven, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 2 seven thicket, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2 one, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 3+ inc 2 north pool olook, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 1 wardens, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 2 seven, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 5+ inc one, wardens, stage, seven, t wetmore
  • European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    • 18 Nov, 23 gate, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, fk ~8 goodno, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, sev lg fks, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 350 n refuge, m watson
    • 15 Nov, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sm fk n refuge, sm fk refuge, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 60, n landry
    • 12 Nov, fk pi bridge, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 700, r heil
    • 09 Nov, fk 1200+ one dunes, t wetmore
  • Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum
    • 12 Nov, ~8 goodno, t wetmore
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 18 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 5, m watson
    • 15 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, fk n refuge, t wetmore
  • American Pipit, Anthus rubescens
    • 09 Nov, 17, r heil
  • House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
    • 18 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 18 Nov, h seven & sandy pt, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, h goodno & hellcat, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, h six thicket, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 2, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 8+ most goodno, t wetmore
  • Purple Finch, Haemorhous purpureus
    • 12 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 1 goodno, t wetmore
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 18 Nov, 1 hellcat, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, yes, e labato
    • 18 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 18 Nov, sev var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, fw h var, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, fw var, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 15+ marsh trail, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, fw var inc two, goodno, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, fw var, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 12+ var inc goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 10, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • Lapland Longspur, Calcarius lapponicus
    • 12 Nov, fk 25-30 flyover goodno to dunes, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1, r heil
  • Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • 18 Nov, fw inc h pans, h seven, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 4 flyby pans, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 2 wardens, d adrien
    • 15 Nov, 4 flyby pans, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fk 45 stage, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 2-3 inc inc one beach, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 1 pines lot, t wetmore
  • Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata
    • 18 Nov, 1 hellcat, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 4, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw var inc goodno, cross thicket, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fw h n hellcat & five, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 2+ n/hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 hellcat johns, d weaver-joppa
    • 14 Nov, 1 marsh trail, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 10+ var inc goodno, new blind, cross, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 2+ rdside goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 7, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 6-8 var, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 13, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 18 Nov, 3 wardens, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 6, n landry
    • 18 Nov, h rdside, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, v/h s/middens, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, 10+ most middens area, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 hellcat johns, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 3-4 rdside s/middens, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, h wardens, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, h s/middens, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 10+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 4, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 2 rdside two area, t wetmore
  • Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina
    • 09 Nov, 1 ad wplu two lot, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 2 rdside two area, t wetmore
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 09 Nov, 3 inc 1 ipswich, r heil
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 18 Nov, 1 wardens, d chickering, l cooper
    • 18 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw h rdside var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, h rdside, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 4 hellcat johns, d weaver-joppa
    • 15 Nov, 1, m watson
    • 15 Nov, 6+ var inc rdside s/middens, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 4-5 h var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 8+ var inc s/middens, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 6+ var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 3-4 var inc singing one, t wetmore
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 18 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 18 Nov, fw h rdside var, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, fw h five, t wetmore
    • 16 Nov, fw rdside var inc five & cross thicket, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, ~10 hellcat johns, d weaver-joppa
    • 14 Nov, 8-10 var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, sev inc 8+ scurves, fw goodno, wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 1, n landry
    • 12 Nov, 4-5 rdside inc stage thicket, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 21, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 10-12 rdside var, t wetmore
  • White-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys
    • 12 Nov, 1 stage thicket, t wetmore
  • Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
    • 18 Nov, 5-6 inc two & x/north field, t wetmore
    • 17 Nov, 5+ inc 3+ s/two, 2+ five, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, 3+ hellcat, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, 4+ goodno, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 18 Nov, 2, n landry
    • 18 Nov, 2+ n/hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Nov, 1 hellcat johns, d weaver-joppa
    • 14 Nov, 6 marsh trail, d adrien
    • 14 Nov, 3-4 var inc goodno, t wetmore
    • 13 Nov, 3+ goodno, wetmore
    • 11 Nov, 3, n landry
    • 09 Nov, 3, r heil
    • 09 Nov, 8+ inc 4-5 goodno, t wetmore
  • Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus
    • 18 Nov, 6, e labato
    • 18 Nov, fk 5 goodno, t wetmore
    • 14 Nov, fk 8 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Nov, ~6 goodno, t wetmore
    • 09 Nov, 6+ goodno, 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


November 19, 2017, Tom Wetmore