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December 8, 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.

Turkey Hill Road, West Newbury: Great Blue Heron

Morgan Avenue, Newbury: Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-breasted Nuthatch

School and Orchard streets, Byfield: Snow Goose

Route 1 traffic circle, Newburyport: Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk

Salt marshes of Newbury/Newburyport: Canada Goose, American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Mallard, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, American Bittern, Northern Harrier, Virginia Rail, Wilson’s Snipe, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, American Crow, Horned Lark, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Northern Mockingbird, American Tree Sparrow, Seaside Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-winged Crossbill, Common Redpoll

Tuxbury Pond, Amesbury: Mute Swan, Great Blue Heron

Hampton Beach State Park, Hampton: Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Northern Gannet, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull

Broad Street, Merrimac: Fox Sparrow, Eastern Screech Owl

Salisbury Beach State Reservation: Black Guillemot, Horned Lark, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Northern Gannet, Northern Harrier, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Mourning Dove, Horned Lark, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-winged Crossbill, Pine Siskin

Route 110, Salisbury: Northern Shoveler, Snow Bunting, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, American Black Duck, Red-tailed Hawk, Dark-eyed Junco, Common Redpoll, Mourning Dove, Blue Jay

Parker River, Newbury: Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, American Crow, Savannah Sparrow, Canada Goose

Morgan Avenue, Newbury: Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-breasted Nuthatch

Baker Road and Bartlet Street, Salisbury: Red-bellied Woodpecker

Johnson’s Pond, Groveland/Boxford: Northern Shoveler, 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, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch

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