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December 1, 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.

Salisbury Beach State Reservation: Cave Swallow, Black Guillemot, Dunlin, Black-bellied Plover, Purple Sandpiper, Short-eared Owl, Red Crossbill, White-winged Crossbill, Horned Grebe, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Cooper’s Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Mourning Dove, Rock Pigeon, Red-tailed Hawk, Dark-eyed Junco, American Tree Sparrow, Common loon, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck

Route 1 Traffic Circle, Newburyport: Red-tailed Hawk

Nelson Island, Rowley: American Bittern, Red-tailed Hawk

Newburyport Harbor: Cave Swallow, White-winged Crossbill

Ferry Road, Salisbury: Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, American Crow, Red-bellied Woodpecker

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island: Thick-billed Murre, Razorbill, Red-throated Loon, Red-breasted Merganser

Barton Street, Newburyport: Pine Grosbeak

Plum Island Point, Newburyport: Cave Swallow, Dunlin, Greater Yellowlegs

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury: Great Blue Heron, Mute Swan

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury: Osprey, Hooded Merganser

Lake Attitash, Merrimac/Amesbury: Bufflehead, Bald Eagle, Osprey

Route 110, Salisbury: Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Dark-eyed Junco, Mallard

Meadow Pond, Groveland: Hooded Merganser, Pied-billed Grebe, Eastern Bluebird, Mute Swan, Mallard, Common Redpoll

Mill Pond, West Newbury: Hooded Merganser, Common Redpoll, American Tree Sparrow

Johnson Pond, Groveland/Boxford: Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Ring-neckd Duck, Hooded Merganser, Bufflehead, Pied-billed Grebe, Great Blue Heron, American Coot, Scaup species, Red-tailed Hawk, Canada Goose

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Western Grebe, Thick-billed Murre, American Bittern, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Rough-legged Hawk, Barred Owl, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Loon, Horned Grebe, Northern Gannet, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, Greater Yellowlegs, Dunlin, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, House Finch, Red Crossbill, White-winged Crossbill, American Goldfinch

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