Author: Newburyport Birders

Horned Lark photo by John Gavin Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Brant, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Lapland Longspur, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Horned Lark, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hudsonian Godwit, Snow Bunting, Long-billed Dowitcher, Dunlin, Stilt Sandpiper, White-rumped Sandpiper, Purple Sandpiper,Semi-palmated Sandpiper, American Woodcock, Ruddy Turnstone, American Wigeon, Blue-winged...

Birders, SEASONAL SIGHTINGS Observe the variety of shorebirds returning from their breeding grounds. They will utilize Newburyport's vast mud flats, extensive salt marsh, fresh water marsh, wrack line and impoundments during their migration south. Appreciate the gathering flocks of Tree Swallows. Swallows have flattened bills with wide gapes,...

Eastern Kingbird Bartlett Street, Salisbury:Wild TurkeyLinebrook Road, Ipswich:Green Heron, Eastern BluebirdSandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:Piping Plover, Least Tern, Bank Swallow, Tree Swallow, Brown Thrasher. Northern Mockingbird, Gray Catbird, American Woodcock, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull,  Ring-billed Gull, WilletEastern Marsh Rail Trail, Salisbury:Warbling Vireo, Willet, Tree...

Black-billed Cuckoo by Tim Spahr Route 133, Ipswich:Glossy IbisNew Hampshire Seacoast: American Oystercatcher, Fish Crow, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Red-necked Grebe, Northern Gannet,Black-crowned Night-Heron, Roseate Tern, Least Tern, Piping Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Black-bellied Plover, White-rumped Sandpiper, Thick-billed...

Great Crested Flycatcher by Margo Goetschkes Clarks Pond, Amesbury:Baltimore Oriole, Osprey, Great Blue Heron, White-breasted Nuthatch, Black-capped ChickadeePike's Bridge Road, West Newbury:Black-billed Cuckoo, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Great Crested Flycatcher, Downey Woodpecker, Hermit Thrush, Black-and-White Warbler, American Redstart, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Wood Thrush, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Orchard Oriole, Baltimore Oriole, Swamp...

Orchard Oriole by Margo Goetschkes Ash Street Swamp, West Newbury:Wood Duck, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Eastern Kingbird, Downy Woodpecker, Tree Swallow   Bartlett Street, Salisbury: Rose-breasted GrosbeakOak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport.Ruddy Duck, Eastern Kingbird, Red-shouldered Hawk, Baltimore Oriole, Ovenbird, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Chimney Swift, Fish Crow,...

Newburyport Birders will lead a free exploration of Amesbury’s meadowlands at Battis Farm and the lower trails near Lake Gardner for the Lake Gardner Association.  Details:   Date: Saturday, May 13 Time: 8:45 am to 11:00 am Meeting Location: Battis Farm parking lot off South Hampton Road and Route 107A, Amesbury promptly at 8:45...

Rose-breasted Grosbeak by Margo Goetschkes   Linebrook Road, Ipswich: Eastern Bluebird, White-throated Sparrow, Ruby-throated Hummingbird Clarks Pond, Amesbury: Yellow-rumped Warbler, Eastern Towhee, White-throated Sparrow, Downy Woodpecker, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Osprey, Wood Duck Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport: Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Baltimore Oriole, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Goldfinch,...

Blue-headed Vireo by Jeremiah Trimble Eastern Marsh Trail, Salisbury:Eastern Towhee, Northern Flicker, Black-capped Chickadee, Hermit Thrush, Tree Swallow, Northern Cardinal, White-breasted Nuthatch, Chipping Sparrow, Herring Gull, Ring-necked Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Eastern Phoebe, Northern Harrier Garden Street, West Newbury:Hooded Merganser, Wild Turkey, Eastern Bluebird,...