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December 29, 2012

Birdwatch

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.

Plum Island Point: Red-throated Loon, Razorbill, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove

Spring Lane, Newburyport: Brown Creeper, Bufflehead, Mallard, Scaup Species, Common Goldeneye, Downy Woodpecker

Plum Island Turnpike: Northern Harrier, Northern Cardinal

Chain/Hines Bridge Area, Newburyport/Amesbury: Bald Eagle, Mallard, Carolina Wren, Tufted Titmouse

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury: Hooded Merganser, Bald Eagle, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Hooded Merganser

Lower Merrimack River, Newburyport/Salisbury: Canada Goose, American Black Duck, Mallard, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Great Blue Heron, Bonaparte’s Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, American Crow

Merrimack River, Amesbury: Bufflehead

Redgate Road, Rowley: Yellow-breasted Chat

Pine Island Road, Newbury: Great Blue Heron, Mallard, American Black Duck, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Harrier

Marsh Avenue, Newbury: Seaside Sparrow, Marsh Wren, Yellow-breasted Chat

Newbury’s Upper Green: Great Blue Heron

Parker River, Newbury: Red-tailed Hawk

Indian Hill Reservoir [Cherry Hill], West Newbury: Mallard, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-billed Gull, Eastern Bluebird, American Robin, American Tree Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, Common Redpoll, American Goldfinch

Plum Island: Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Pintail, 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, Great Cormorant, Great Egret, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Sanderling, Purple Sandpiper, Dunlin, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Razorbill, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl, Long-eared Owl, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Lapland Longspur, Snow Bunting, Northern Cardinal, House Finch, Red Crossbill, White-winged Crossbill, Common Redpoll, Hoary Redpoll, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Salisbury Beach State Reservation: Merlin, Red Crossbill, Long-eared Owl, Great Horned Owl, White-winged Crossbill, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk

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