NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

December 7, 2013

Birdwatch

By Sue McGrath
Newburyport Daily News

---- — These recent sightings are compiled by Newburyport Birders. Report your sightings to Newburyport Birders at newburyportbirders@comcast.net or 978-462-4785. Visit www.newburyportbirders.com for more.

Gillis Bridge, Newburyport: Peregrine Falcon

Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir, West Newbury: Canada Goose, American Coot, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Mallard, Mute Swan, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Great Blue Heron, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Carolina Wren, Eastern Bluebird, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, Hairy Woodpecker, Belted Kingfisher

Carpenter Street, Amesbury: Carolina Wren

River Road, West Newbury: Bald Eagle, Northern Flicker, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Powwow River, Amesbury: Belted Kingfisher

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury: Canada Goose, Wild Turkey, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Mallard, American Crow, Tufted Titmouse, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Northern Mockingbird, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, American Tree Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Horned Lark, Snow Bunting

Battis Farm, Amesbury: Eastern Bluebird

Graf Road, Newburyport: Red-tailed Hawk

Ash Street Swamp, West Newbury: Northern Flicker, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-tailed Hawk, American Robin

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport: Cackling Goose

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Snowy Owl, American Bittern, Merlin, Gray Catbird, Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Wild Turkey, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Greater Yellowlegs, Razorbill, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Crow, Horned Lark, Black-capped Chickadee, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Lapland Longspur, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch

Hale Street, Newburyport: Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel

New Hampshire Seacoast: Great Egret, Canada Goose, King Eider, Black Scoter, Scoter species, Northern Gannet, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Purple Sandpiper, Black Guillemot, Bonaparte’s Gull, Black-headed Gull, Snowy Owl, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Snow Bunting, Horned Lark, Thayer’s Gull, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Hines Bridge, Amesbury-Newburyport: Belted Kingfisher

Salisbury Beach State Reservation: Snowy Owl, Cooper’s Hawk, Common Loon, White-winged Scoter, Black Duck, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Northern Harrier, Black-capped Chickadee, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler, American Redstart, Red-winged Blackbird, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, American Goldfinch, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-necked Grebe, Brant, Double-crested Cormorant, Northern Mockingbird

Stackyard Road, Rowley: Snowy Owl

Storey Avenue, Newburyport: Red-tailed Hawk

Lake Attitash, Merrimac/Amesbury: Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Hooded Merganser, Mute Swan, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk