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



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated January 21, 2018

  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 20 Jan, 57 north marsh, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 106, n landry
    • 20 Jan, sev pi rv, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 140+ pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, mn pi rv & flybys, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, sev, p roberts
    • 15 Jan, 30, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 20+ pi rv, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 95, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 80+ most north marsh & pi rv, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 80, n landry
    • 12 Jan, h one marsh, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 40, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 30+ pi rv w/one, t wetmore
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
    • 13 Jan, 2, n landry
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 20 Jan, 11, n landry
    • 20 Jan, sev pi rv, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 85 most south marsh f/five, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, mn pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, mn pi rv, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 3, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, 50 marsh n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 10 pi rv f/ramp, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 160+ pi rv, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 17, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 80+ most north marsh & pi rv, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 13, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 24, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 40+ north marsh, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 40, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 45+ pi rv n/one & n/refuge, t wetmore
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 20 Jan, 1 flyby one, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 5, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 1 flyby, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 10+ pi rv, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 13 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 2, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 2-3 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 6 pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 19 Jan, 5 south marsh f/five, j keeley
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 20 Jan, 2 pi rv near bridge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 inc 1 m 1 f w/black scoters one ocean, t wetmore
  • Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis
    • 15 Jan, pr pi rv f/ramp, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 1 m pi estuary, t wetmore
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 80+ jetty f/one, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 10 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 5 three beach, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 8+ jetty f/one, t wetmore
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 1 m one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 five ocean, j keeley
    • 16 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3 three ocean, s miller, c dengler
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 20 Jan, 29, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 7, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 15 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 8 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 12 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, ~20 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 12+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 27 one & three ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 12, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 15+ one ocean, t wetmore
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 20 Jan, 19, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 4, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 30 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 3 five ocean, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 12 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 4 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, fw one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, ~45 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 45+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 13 one ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 30, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 50+ one ocean, t wetmore
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 20 Jan, 10, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 10, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 30 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 35 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 10 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 16+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 5 inc 3 one ocean, 2 three ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 1 three ocean, s miller, c dengler
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 19 Jan, 1 five ocean, j keeley
    • 16 Jan, 6 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 5, j macdougall
  • Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
    • 20 Jan, 3+ early am flybys, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 9 pi rv n/refuge, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 8 pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, fw pi rv, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 6, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, 14 pi rv, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 6 pi rv f/ramp, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 12+ pi rv f/ramp & bridge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 7, n landry
    • 14 Jan, ~18 f/ramp & pi rv, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 19, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 16, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 4-5 flybys o/pi rv, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 8 pi rv x/one, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 10-12 pi rw nw/one, t wetmore
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 19 Jan, 4 pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 6 pi rv, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 8, p&f vale
    • 15 Jan, 5+ pi rv f/ramp & bridge, t wetmore
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 20 Jan, 1 ramp, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 pi rv n/refuge, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 2 m flyby three, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 3-4 pi rv, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 3, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, 2 pi rv n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 m pi rv, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 6, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 8+ most pi rv, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 1 flyby one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3, s miller, c dengler
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 20 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 five ocean, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 5 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 4 inc 2 one ocean, 2 three ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 5, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 5 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Red-necked Grebe, Podiceps grisegena
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1-2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 20 Jan, 15, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 7, n landry
    • 20 Jan, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 23 n/refuge, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, sev n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, fw n refuge, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, sev n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, sev n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 60, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 14 Jan, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3 inc 1 n refuge, 2 flyby one, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 2 north pool olook, t wetmore
  • Razorbill, Alca torda
    • 16 Jan, 2 flyby s one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 one ocean, d prima
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 20 Jan, 4, d prima
    • 19 Jan, 1+ one, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 3-4 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 3+ one, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2+ one ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 3 one beach, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 5, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 3-4 var inc one ocean, t wetmore
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 20 Jan, 6, d prima
    • 20 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 4, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, fw var, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, fw var, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 2, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, mn var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 26, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 10, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 8, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 10, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, sev var, t wetmore
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1+ north marsh, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1+ one, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1 n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 4+ north marsh & pi rv, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2-3 inc pi rv & one ocean, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 20, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 2, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 4-5 var inc pi bridge, one ocean & north marsh, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 3, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 3-4 inc one ocean, pi rv, flybys, t wetmore
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 19 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 one ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 20 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3 inc 1 one ocean, 2 three ocean, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 2, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 10+ one ocean, t wetmore
  • Loon species
    • 14 Jan, 1 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 20 Jan, 1 ad north marsh, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 2 ad o/mainland f/scurves, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 2-3 im inc n trnpk, w/one, w/scurves, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 2 im, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, 1 im marsh n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 1 o/mainland f/one, t wetmore
  • Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus
    • 20 Jan, 1 pines field, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 north field, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 2 inc 1 s/one, 1 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 1 one, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 marsh n/refuge, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 2 inc 1 north marsh, 2 wardens & north field, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 1 flyby scurves, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1, d prima
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus
    • 20 Jan, 1 dunes trail, d prima
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 20 Jan, 1 n/one, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1 im hellcat, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 hunting rdside near goodno, s miller, c dengler
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 20 Jan, 1 gate, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 marsh w/two, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 1 f/three, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1 im, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, 1, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, 1 n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 pi bridge, t wetmore
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 20 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 16 Jan, 1, p&f vale
    • 14 Jan, 1 s/hellcat f/dike, m halsey
    • 12 Jan, 2, j macdougall
    • 11 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 1 o/north pool dike f/hellcat, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 1 lt north marsh, t wetmore
  • Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiaca
    • 20 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 1 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 2 inc 1 platform n/refuge, 1 w/pans, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 1 marsh w/two, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 4 marsh, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, 2, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, 1 marsh w/ramp, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 n/pans, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 2 inc 1 w/two, 1 w/n end scurves, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2 hellcat dike, m halsey
    • 14 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 1 w/three, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 7 inc 1 pi bridge, 1 tween one & two, 2 marsh n/two, 2 marsh s/two, 1 wardens, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1, j macdougall
    • 12 Jan, 1 marsh n/trnpke, t wetmore
  • Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus
    • 14 Jan, 1 s/hellcat f/dike, m halsey
  • Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
    • 20 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 1 scurves, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 2 inc 1 scurves, 1 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1-2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3 inc 1 scurves, 1 x/north field, 1 goodno, t wetmore
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 11 Jan, 1 wardens, s miller, c dengler
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 13 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1 ad pi bridge, t wetmore
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 19 Jan, 3 inc 2 n/refuge, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 2 inc 1 h n refuge, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 5 inc 2 n refuge, 3 goodno, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 3+ inc 1 one, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 5, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 2-3 one, t wetmore
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 20 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 4-5 var, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 2 one, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 3 inc 2 wardens, 1 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 3 inc 2 mainland, 1 marsh n/refuge, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, ~6 var, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 3-4 inc wardens, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1 pi bridge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 3, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 2, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 1 flyby hellcat, t wetmore
  • Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • 20 Jan, 1 pines x/north field, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 low flybys s/one, s miller, c dengler
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 20 Jan, 10+ one, t wetmore
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 20 Jan, 6, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 6, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 3-4 n hellcat, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 6, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 6+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 18++ inc 2+ one, 6+ goodno, 10+ hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 5+ sm fk edge north field, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 6+ var, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 3, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 12+ most goodno area, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 15+ most inc fk n/goodno, t wetmore
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 20 Jan, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 h x/north field, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 2 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 h pines x/north field, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 h pines x/north field, t wetmore
  • Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus
    • 16 Jan, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 19 Jan, 15, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 6 inc 4 s/one, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 12+ n end scurves, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 4-5 h rdside var, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 25+ var one to stage, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 18, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 45, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 35+ var thruout one to hellcat, t wetmore
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 20 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 1-2 wardens, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 1 n/refuge, j keeley
    • 16 Jan, 1 wardens, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 1 sardens, j keeley
    • 14 Jan, 1 wardens, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 1 rdside s/one, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1 wardens entrance, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 3, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 1 wardens, t wetmore
  • European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    • 20 Jan, 40, d prima
    • 20 Jan, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 4, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 8 flyby refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 6 flyby pans, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, sev, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, lg fk n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 60 n/refuge, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, fm n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 4, s miller, c dengler
  • Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum
    • 19 Jan, 11 n/five, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, fk 6 s/one, t wetmore
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 20 Jan, lg fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, mn h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, n refuge, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, mn n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, mn n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, h one & n refuge, t wetmore
  • House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
    • 19 Jan, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, h n refuge, t wetmore
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 19 Jan, h goodno, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 3+ inc 1 goodno, 2 hellcat, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, h goodno, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, h goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 5+ inc h scurves, 4 flyby goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, h x/pans, t wetmore
  • Lapland Longspur, Calcarius lapponicus
    • 19 Jan, 4 one, t wetmore
    • 18 Jan, 2 rdsdie n/one photo, a bean
  • Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • 20 Jan, 17, n landry
    • 15 Jan, 31+ inc 1 one lot, 30+ wardens, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, fk 35 wardens, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 19 inc fk 15 three dunes, 4 wardens, d prima
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata
    • 19 Jan, 1 scurves, j keeley
    • 16 Jan, 11+ inc 1 middens, 2 goodno, 8+ hellcat, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 4 inc 1 rdside s/two, 3 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 4+ inc h scurves, 3+ goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2 rdside goodno, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 1 h n/hellcat, t wetmore
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 20 Jan, 2, n landry
    • 20 Jan, 8+ var, t wetmore
    • 19 Jan, 3 hellcat lot, j keeley
    • 19 Jan, 12+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 10, p&f vale
    • 16 Jan, fw n refuge, t wetmore
    • 15 Jan, 4 rdside n/ppans, j keeley
    • 15 Jan, h two, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 3+ rdside s/two, t wetmore
    • 13 Jan, 8, n landry
    • 12 Jan, 15+ var inc fk 12 middens, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 2, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 3, s miller, c dengler
    • 11 Jan, 9+ inc 8+ one, 1 n/hellcat, t wetmore
  • Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina
    • 16 Jan, 1 w/tree sparrow n/lot one, f vale
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 12 Jan, 1 ipswich one platform, t wetmore
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 19 Jan, 1-2 one, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, 1 rdside s/middens, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 2 rdside one, t wetmore
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 20 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 19 Jan, 4 rdside x/north field, t wetmore
  • Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
    • 20 Jan, 4, d prima
    • 19 Jan, 8 five, j keeley
    • 14 Jan, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 12+ goodno, fw others, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 8, s miller, c dengler
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 20 Jan, 3, d prima
    • 19 Jan, h goodno, t wetmore
    • 16 Jan, 1, p roberts
    • 16 Jan, 1 h n/refuge, t wetmore
    • 14 Jan, 1, n landry
    • 14 Jan, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 12 Jan, 3+ inc h n/refuge, 2 goodno, t wetmore
    • 11 Jan, 1, d prima
    • 11 Jan, 3, s miller, c dengler

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 21, 2018, Tom Wetmore