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March 24, 2012

Bird watch

These recent sightings are compiled by Newburyport Birders. Report your sightings to Newburyport Birders at or 978-462-4785. Visit for more.

Point Shore, Amesbury: Belted Kingfisher, Horned Grebe, Mallard, Common Merganser

Pike's Bridge Road, West Newbury: Barred Owl, Eastern Phoebe, Wood Duck

Lake Attitash, Amesbury/Merrimac: Bufflehead, Northern Cardinal, Tufted Titmouse, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Downy Woodpecker, American Goldfinch, Common Goldeneye, Great Cormorant, Black-capped Chickadee, House Sparrow, American Robin

Ash Street swamp, West Newbury: Wood Duck, Red-winged Blackbird

Bill Forward Wildlife Management Area, Newbury: Sandhill Crane, Eastern Meadowlark

Broad Street, Merrimac: Fox Sparrow

River Road, West Newbury: Eastern Screech Owl

Hay Street, Newbury: Sandhill Crane, Tree Swallow

Parker River, Newbury: Red-throated Loon, Common Loon

Coffin Street, West Newbury: Wild Turkey, Eastern Phoebe

Rolfe's Lane, Newbury: Wild Turkey

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island: Brant, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, American Black Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Eider, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Merlin, Piping Plover, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Sanderling, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Snow Bunting, American Tree Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird , Purple Finch, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Roger's Street, West Newbury: Osprey

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Lesser Scaup, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Great Cormorant, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Sandpiper, Snowy Owl, Tree Swallow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Newburyport Industrial Park: American Kestrel, Killdeer

Scotland Road, Newbury: Pied-Billed Grebe, Ring-necked Pheasant, American Woodcock

Moulton Street, Newburyport: Cooper's Hawk, White-breasted Nuthatch, Fish Crow, American Crow, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Cardinal

Garden Street, West Newbury: Oregon Junco, Dark-eyed Junco, Carolina Wren

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