We ended the walk back at the parking lot with a great view of a male Northern Flickr rooting about in the lawn for insects.
I think the best part for everyone was probably some close views of a couple of Cedar Waxwing low in a tree.
Turner's Pond, Norfolk, US-MA
May 31, 2014 6:45 AM - 9:20 AM
Canada Goose 4
Green Heron 1 Perched above the creek on a conifer, harassed by AMRO and SOSP. Still no sign of nesting behavior.
Cooper's Hawk 1 Nice start to the walk. Quick fly-over at the parking lot with an escort of COGR.
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Spotted Sandpiper 1 Glimpsed for a second, stuttering in flight around an overhanging willow branch.
Herring Gull 2
Mourning Dove 5
Chimney Swift 6 As usual, many very low flying birds.
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 3
Eastern Phoebe 1
Eastern Kingbird 2
Warbling Vireo 4 Two nests seen, both with singing occupants. This seems to be a (very dumb) Warbling Vireo trait..?
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 1
American Crow 3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 10
Tree Swallow 2
Black-capped Chickadee 4 Two nest cavities, both with active visiting parents with mouthfuls of inchworms.
American Robin 15 At least two active nests.
Gray Catbird 8
European Starling 2
Cedar Waxwing 6 They are finally here.
Yellow Warbler 10 One nest, quite high in a tree... seems unusual
Chipping Sparrow 1 One bird, as usual, singing very loud in the parking lot.
Song Sparrow 4
Northern Cardinal 2
Red-winged Blackbird 6
Common Grackle 20 Several nests with screaming young.
Orchard Oriole 1 Finally an immature male is here, advertising his territory.
Baltimore Oriole 3
American Goldfinch 1
House Sparrow 10
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