Bird Sightings Southern New Hampshire & Essex County, MA – December 27, 2019

Bird Sightings Southern New Hampshire & Essex County, MA – December 27, 2019

Rough-legged Hawk Photo credit: Brian Wheeler
“Rough-legged” means feathers down the legs to the base of the toes

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport/Newbury:
Merlin, Cooper’s Hawk

Eastman’s Fleet out of Seabrook, NH:
Dovekie, Atlantic Puffin, Common Murre, Razorbill, Black-legged Kittiwake, Northern Fulmar, Iceland Gull

Linebrook Road, Ipswich:
Brown-headed Cowbird

Newburyport Harbor, Newburyport:
Long-tailed Duck, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Common Goldeneye, Common Loon, Bufflehead, Belted Kingfisher

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury:
Eastern Towhee, Gadwall, Mallard, American Black Duck, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Horned Grebe, Sanderling, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Crow, Mourning Dove, Black-capped Chickadee, Hermit Thrush, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, American Pipit

Burley Farms, Epping, NH:
Red-headed Woodpecker

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island:
Rough-legged Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Northern Harrier, Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Rock Pigeon, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Shrike, American Crow, American Robin, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Ferry Road, Newburyport:
Cooper’s Hawk, Carolina Wren

New Hampshire Seacoast:
Snow Bunting, Western Tanager, Semipalmated Plover, Northern Shrike, Tree Swallow, Cooper’s Hawk

High Street, Newburyport:
Cooper’s Hawk

Palmer Avenue, Plaistow, NH:
Western Tanager

American Yacht Club, Newburyport:
Bald Eagle

Michael Avenue, Exeter, NH:
Turkey Vulture

Union Street, Newburyport:
Red-tailed Hawk, Dark-eyed Junco

Greenland Sector Christmas Bird Count, Greenland, NH:
American Wigeon, Snow Goose, Mute Swan, Wood Duck, Lesser Scaup, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Common X Barrow’s Goldeneye [hybrid], Redhead, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Great Black-backed Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Mallard, American Black Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Canada Goose, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Blue Heron, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Wild Turkey, Mourning Dove, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Turkey Vulture, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Merlin, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, European Starling, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Eastern Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, House Sparrow, House Finch, American Goldfinch, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Common Grackle, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Northern Cardinal, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-winged Blackbird, Rock Pigeon

River Road, West Newbury:
Common Goldeneye, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk

Parker River, Newbury:
Hooded Merganser, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Mallard, Canada Goose, American Tree Sparrow, American Goldfinch

Hale Park, Newburyport:
Belted Kingfisher

Clarks Pond, Amesbury:
Pileated Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-tailed Hawk, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, Northern Cardinal, Dark-eyed Junco, Mourning Dove

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Portsmouth, NH:
Northern Shrike, Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Eastern Towhee, American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing, Eastern Bluebird, Wild Turkey, Ring-necked Duck, Hooded Merganser, American Black Duck, Mallard

Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm, Newbury:
Snow Bunting, Northern Mockingbird, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, American Pipit, Carolina Wren, Red-tailed Hawk, White-throated Sparrow, Canada Goose

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island:
Horned Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, Lesser Black-backed Gull

Pine Island Road, Newbury:
American Goldfinch, Red-tailed Hawk

Eastern Marsh Rail Trail, Salisbury:
Belted Kingfisher, Mallard, Red-tailed Hawk, American Robin, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Red-bellied Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Cardinal, Song Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco