Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH – December 21, 2017

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH – December 21, 2017

Hearty Heron… Photo credit: Nancy Smith

Johnson Pond, Groveland:
Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Pied-billed Grebe, American Coot

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport:
Peregrine Falcon

Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester:

Spring Lane, Newburyport:
Common Merganser, Hooded Merganser, Mallard, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury:
White-breasted Nuthatch, Snow Bunting, Horned Lark, Red-bellied Woodpecker

Meadow Brook Pond, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, Hooded Merganser, Ring-necked Duck, Mallard, Canada Goose, Mute Swan

Essex Bay, Essex:
Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Loon, Mallard, Black-bellied Plover, Dunlin, Black-headed Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Snowy Owl, American Crow, Song Sparrow, House Finch, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle

Seabrook Wastewater Treatment Plant, Seabrook, NH:
Yellow-throated Warbler, American Crow, European Starling

River Road, West Newbury:
Common Goldeneye, Belted Kingfisher, Mallard, Canada Goose, Common Merganser

Clark Pond Area, Ipswich:
Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, American Wigeon, Mallard, American Black Duck, Mallard x American Black Duck, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Greater Scaup, Common Eider, Hooded Merganser, Bonaparte’s Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Marsh Wren, Swamp Sparrow, Mourning Dove, Blue Jay, American Crow, House Finch, Cooper’s Hawk

Various Areas on Cape Ann:
Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Scaup species, King Eider, Common Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Pied-billed Grebe, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Mute Swan, American Black Duck, Mallard, American Coot, Purple Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Greater Black-backed Gull, Razorbill, Peregrine Falcon, Rock Pigeon, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Carolina Wren, Northern Mockingbird, Song Sparrow, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow, Snowy Owl

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Carolina Wren

Ferry Road, Salisbury:
Wild Turkey

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Snowy Owl, Yellow-breasted Chat

Chat Pea Island, Nahant:
Snowy Owl

Crane Beach, Ipswich:
White-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Common Loon, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Black-bellied Plover, Sanderling, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, American Black Duck, Snowy Owl, American Crow, Horned Lark,
American Robin, Snow Bunting

Newburyport Harbor, Newburyport:
Great Blue Heron

Upper Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury:
Mute Swan, Mallard

Merrill Street, Salisbury:
Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, Dark-eyed Junco

Forty Steps, Nahant:
Snowy Owl

River Road, West Newbury:
Common Goldeneye, Canada Goose, Common Merganser

Cashman Park, Newburyport:
Great Blue Heron, Ring-billed Gull

Bancroft Street, Merrimack:
Hooded Merganser, Mallard, Common Goldeneye

Coffin Street, West Newbury:
Wild Turkey, Red-bellied Woodpecker

Amesbury Boat Ramp:
American Crow, Bald Eagle

New Hampshire Seacoast Christmas Bird Count:
Snow Goose, Eurasian Wigeon, Lesser Scaup, Gadwall, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Razorbill, Hooded Merganser, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Green-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Rudy Duck, Northern Pintail, Wood Duck, American Pipit, Redhead, Killdeer, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Dickcissel, Rusty Blackbird, Pine Grosbeak, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Red Crossbill, Red-shouldered Hawk, Gray Catbird, Cape May Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, Short-eared Owl, Eastern Screech-Owl, Saw-whet Owl, Snowy Owl, Merlin, Common Grackle, Common Raven, Hermit Thrush, Clay-colored Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Turkey Vulture, Yellow-breasted Chat

Merrimac Street, Newburyport:
American Crow, Fish Crow, Mallard

Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir, West Newbury:
Ruddy Duck, Ring-billed Duck, Common Merganser, Bufflehead, Red-throated Loon, Belted Kingfisher, Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow, Swallow species, Eastern Bluebird

Hanover Street, Newbury:
Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, Northern Mockingbird, Dark-eyed Junco, American Goldfinch, House Finch, House Sparrow, Mourning Dove, American Crow, American Robin, European Starling, White-throated Sparrow

Hatter’s Point, Amesbury:
Great Blue Heron, American Crow

Nahant Causeway, Nahant:
Peregrine Falcon

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield:
Hairy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Bluebird, Fox Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Dunlin, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Red-breasted Merganser, American Black Duck, Canada Goose, Sanderling, Scaup species, Herring Gull, Ring- billed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Brant, Mallard, Bufflehead, Mourning Dove, Horned Lark, Snow Bunting, Snowy Owl, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Cardinal, Song Sparrow, American Tree Sparrow, House Finch, American Goldfinch, European Starling, Black-capped Chickadee

Way to the River, West Newbury:
Bald Eagle, Mallard

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, Northern Pintail, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Harrier, Sanderling, Dunlin, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Razorbill, Bald Eagle, Cooper’s Hawk, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Snowy Owl, American Crow, Common Raven, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco

Salem Street, Newburyport:
Cooper’s Hawk

Bass Rocks, Gloucester:
King Eider, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter

Eastman’s Fishing Fleet, Seabrook, NH:
Dovekie, Atlantic Puffin, Black-legged Kittiwake, Common Murre, Razorbill, Black Guillemot, Alcid species, Northern Fulmar, Great Shearwater, Northern Gannet

Merrimack Street, Newburyport:
Red throated Loon, Common Goldeneye, Belted Kingfisher, Great Blue Heron, Mallard, American Crow, Mourning Dove, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco

Emery Lane, West Newbury:
Great Blue Heron, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch

Ash Street Swamp, West Newbury:
Eastern Bluebird, American Robin, American Goldfinch, American Crow, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Red-tailed Hawk

Linebrook Road, Ipswich:
Black-capped Chickadee, Common Grackle, Red-tailed Hawk, Tufted Titmouse, Downy Woodpecker

Hale Street, Newburyport:
Canada Goose, Wild Turkey