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December 22, 2012


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

Newburyport Industrial Park: Pine Grosbeak, Common Redpoll

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury: Eastern Bluebird, Fox Sparrow

Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury: Belted Kingfisher

Scotland Road, Newbury: Great Horned Owl, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Snow Bunting

Route 113, West Newbury: Cooper’s Hawk

Hoyts Lane, Newburyport: Eastern Bluebird, Red-bellied Woodpecker

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury: Bald Eagle, Hooded Merganser, Mute Swan, Mallard, American Coot, Bufflehead

Johnson’s Pond, Groveland: Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Scaup species, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull

Plum Island: Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, American Black Duck, Mallard, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, American Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Western Grebe, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Black-bellied Plover, Greater Yellowlegs, Purple Sandpiper, Sanderling, Dunlin, Black-legged Kittiwake, Bonaparte’s Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull Great Black-backed Gull, Razorbill, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Horned Lark, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Lapland Longspur, Yellow-breasted Chat, American Tree Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, House Finch, White-winged Crossbill, Common Redpoll, American Goldfinch, Barred Owl, Peregrine Falcon, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Shrike, Marsh Wren

Various Areas in Seabrook: Common Loon, Red-throated Loon, Great Cormorant, Northern Gannet, Canada Goose, Red-breasted Merganser, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Common Eider, American Black Duck, Mallard, Razorbill, Black Guillemot, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Bonaparte’s Gull, Glaucous Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, Dunlin, Black-bellied Plover, Bald Eagle

Salisbury Beach State Reservation: Merlin, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-winged Crossbill

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