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April 27, 2013


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

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport: Ring-necked Pheasant, Wild Turkey

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury: Savannah Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Tree Swallow

Lake Gardner, Amesbury: Tree Swallow, Mallard, Bufflehead, Eastern Phoebe

Spring Lane, Newburyport: Wood Duck

Bill Forward Wildlife Management Area, Newbury: Sandhill Crane

Pine Island Road, Newbury: Black-crowned Night-Heron, Swainson’s Thrush, Wood Duck

Merrimac Street, Newburyport: Red-tailed Hawk, American Crow, Fish Crow, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, European Starling

Point Shore, Amesbury: Bald Eagle, Double-crested Cormorant

Salisbury Industrial Park: Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Little Blue Heron, Wilson’s Snipe, Belted Kingfisher

Powwow River, South Hampton: Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, American Robin

Pike’s Bridge Road, West Newbury: Wood Duck, Hermit Thrush, Rough-winged Swallow, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Tree Swallow, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Barn Swallow

Newburyport Harbor: Greater Yellowlegs, Turkey Vulture, Bufflehead, Double-crested Cormorant, Belted Kingfisher, Mute Swan, Brant, Bonaparte’s Gull

Cherry Hill Reservoir, West Newbury: Tree Swallow, Scaup species, Bufflehead, Ring-necked Duck, Canada Goose, Ruddy Duck

New Hampshire Seacoast: Common Eider, Red-breasted Merganser, Snowy Egret, Northern Mockingbird, Greater White-fronted Goose, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Gannet, Green-winged Teal, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Greater Yellowlegs, Belted Kingfisher, Merlin, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Carolina Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Palm Warbler, Field Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow

Plum Island Point, Newburyport: Common Loon, Tree Swallow, Greater Yellowlegs

Route 1, Salisbury: Turkey Vulture

Old Route 150, South Hampton: Eastern Phoebe, Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Scotland Road, Newbury: Sandhill Crane, Wood Duck

Route 110, Salisbury: Eastern Phoebe, Red-tailed Hawk

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Wild Turkey, Long-tailed Duck, Horned Grebe, Brant, American Goldfinch, Palm Warbler, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Hairy Woodpecker, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Wild Turkey, Pied-billed Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Merlin, Red-tailed Hawk, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Wilson’s Snipe, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Eastern Towhee, Field Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-winged Blackbird, Rusty Blackbird, Common Grackle, Purple Finch, American Goldfinch

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