Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH – May 2, 2016

Bird Sightings for Essex County, MA & Southern NH – May 2, 2016

Orchard Oriole by Margo Goetschkes

Upper Artichoke Area, Newburyport:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Great Blue Heron, Tree Swallow, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Broad Street, Merrimac:
Baltimore Oriole, Orchard Oriole, Gray Catbird

Hale St. Newburyport:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Various Areas in Georgetown:
Chipping Sparrow, Yellow Warbler, Tree Swallow, Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Low Street, Newbury:
Purple Martin, American Woodcock

Moulton Street, Newburyport:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Chipping Sparrow

Linebrook Road, Ipswich:
Green Heron, Eastern Bluebird, Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury/Newburyport:
Killdeer, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, American Woodcock, Tree Swallow

Ash Street Swamp, West Newbury:
Sora, Virginia Rail, Wood Duck, Mallard with young, Tree Swallow, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Belted Kingfisher, Great Blue Heron

Pike’s Bridge Road, West Newbury:
Wood Duck, Mallard, Blue Jay, Palm Warbler, Green-winged Teal, American Woodcock, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Hermit Thrush, Killdeer, Virginia Rail, Northern Flicker, Palm Warbler, Wilson’s Snipe

J. B. Little Road, Groveland:
Cooper’s Hawk, Yellow Warbler, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Pine Warbler, Chipping Sparrow

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Piping Plover

Cherry Hill Reservoir, West Newbury:
Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Tree Swallow, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Eastern Phoebe, Green Heron, Spotted Sandpiper, Northern Mockingbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Savannah Sparrow

Pawtuckaway State Park, Nottingham, NH:
Least Flycatcher, Ovenbird, Black-throated Green Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush,
Purple Finch

Crow Lane, Newburyport:
American Kestrel, Cooper’s Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Northern Flicker

Labor-in-Vain Road, Ipswich:
Glossy Ibis, Gray Catbird

Common Pasture, Scotland Road, Newbury:
Ring-necked Pheasant, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Purple Martin, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, American Bittern, Virginia Rail, Yellow Warbler, White-breasted Nuthatch, Cooper’s Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Marsh Wren 

Turkey Hill Road, West Newbury:
Wilson’s Snipe, Wild Turkey, Killdeer, Brown-headed Cowbird

Hampton Harbor’s Tidal From Yankee Fisherman’s Coop, Seabrook, NH:
Piping Plover

Little River Trail, Newburyport:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Eastern Towhee, Eastern Phoebe
Wenham Canal, Wenham:                                                                                                                                             Northern Flicker, Winter Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Hermit Thrush, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-White Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Savannah Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow

Old Rowley Road, Newbury:
Glossy Ibis, White-faced Ibis

George Burroughs-Brookside Sanctuary, South Hampton, NH:
Ovenbird, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Salt Marsh on  Route 1A, Rowley:
White-faced Ibis, Glossy Ibis

Hamlin Reservation, Ipswich:
American Black Duck, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Glossy Ibis, Willet, Blue-headed Vireo, European Starling

Exeter Wastewater Treatment Plant, Exeter, NH:
Yellow Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Greater Yellowlegs, Bank Swallow, Tree Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, Bald Eagle

Newman Road, Newbury:
Glossy Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Virginia Rail, Greater Yellowlegs, Wilson’s Snipe, Herring Gull

Dodge Reservation, Rowley 
Wood Duck, Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant, Cooper’s Hawk, Mourning Dove, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Blue-headed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Eastern Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Ovenbird, Palm Warbler, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch 

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury:
Wood Duck, Gray Catbird

Shea Brother’s on the Essex-Ipswich line:
Lesser Yellowlegs, Greater Yellowlegs, Least Sandpiper

False Teeth Cove, South Hampton, NH:  
Eastern Towhee, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, White-throated Sparrow, Wood Duck, Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch, Red-winged Blackbird, Mallard, Northern Cardinal, American Robin, Black-capped Chickadee, Great Blue Heron, White-breasted Nuthatch, Gray Catbird, Tufted Titmouse, Mourning Dove, Mute Swan, Wild Turkey, Song Sparrow, Common Grackle  

Various Areas in Nahant:
Yellow-throated Vireo

Willowdale State Forest (Eastern Sector], Ipswich:
Mute Swan, Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Broad-winged Hawk, Mourning Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Blue-headed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Palm Warbler, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch