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Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island


Here’s a list of recent bird sightings from Plum Island, located in Newburyport, Newbury, Rowley, and Ipswich, Massachusetts. Most sightings are from the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, which makes up the southern two thirds of the island. This information is only as complete as the reports received. To contribute your sightings please send them to Tom Wetmore. Reports to the MassBird mailing list are integrated into this page.

See the legend after the list for an explanation of terms. You can find most of the locations on the Parker River NWR map.

There are 75 species currently on the list. The list covers the last 10 days.



Recent Bird Sightings from Plum Island — updated March 27, 2017

  • Brant, Branta bernicla
    • 25 Mar, 5, a gurka
    • 24 Mar, 2, m watson
    • 21 Mar, fk 6 flyby seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 95 sandy pt, d adrien
  • Canada Goose, Branta canadensis
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 44, n landry
    • 26 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 26, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 50, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 180, m watson
    • 24 Mar, mn var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, mn, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 135 most marsh tween two & pans, d prima
    • 21 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, f/pines lot, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 200, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 139, n landry
  • Mute Swan, Cygnus olor
    • 22 Mar, 2 stage, d weaver
  • Wood Duck, Aix sponsa
    • 25 Mar, 9 stage, w tatro
  • Gadwall, Anas strepera
    • 25 Mar, 4, t walker
    • 21 Mar, 5 pans n scurves, d prima
  • American Wigeon, Anas americana
    • 21 Mar, 2 m stage, t wetmore
  • American Black Duck, Anas rubripes
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 90, n landry
    • 26 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 107, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 100, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 89, m watson
    • 24 Mar, mn var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, mn, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 95, d prima
    • 21 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 52, n landry
  • Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos
    • 26 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 8+ var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 3, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 4-5 pi rv & north marsh var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, fw, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 5, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 4-6 var, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 2 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 6, n landry
  • Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
    • 25 Mar, 10 m one marsh, t walker
  • Northern Pintail, Anas acuta
    • 26 Mar, 8, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 10+ forward, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 8, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 24+ inc 2 flyby north pool, 20 forward, 2 stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 4 inc 2 f/pines lot, 2 pans s three, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 8 inc 4 forward, 4 stage, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 6-8 f/pines lot, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 18 Mar, 2, n landry
  • Green-winged Teal, Anas crecca
    • 26 Mar, fk 35+ flyby n stage & south cross, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 7, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 5, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 6, w tatro
    • 21 Mar, 2 forward, t wetmore
  • Greater Scaup, Aythya marila
    • 24 Mar, 1 f ramp, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 1 f ramp, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 1 f ramp, d adrien
    • 19 Mar, 1 f ramp, t wetmore
  • Common Eider, Somateria mollissima
    • 26 Mar, 10+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 110, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 350 flyby sandy pt, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 32, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 12+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, ~20 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 9 seven ocean, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 240+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, sev seven ocean, d adrien
  • Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata
    • 21 Mar, 1 m seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 2 m one ocean, t wetmore
  • White-winged Scoter, Melanitta fusca
    • 26 Mar, 6+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 7, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 4, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 16+ inc 8+ one ocean, 8+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 2 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 20 seven ocean, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 20+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 12+ one ocean, t wetmore
  • Black Scoter, Melanitta americana
    • 24 Mar, 2, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 1 m ramp, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 4 one ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 3 ramp, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 3+ ramp, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 7 inc 1 m ramp, 6 one ocean, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 9, n landry
  • Long-tailed Duck, Clangula hyemalis
    • 26 Mar, 10+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 20+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 5 inc 1 one ocean, 4 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 8 seven ocean, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 8+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 2 one ocean, t wetmore
  • Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
    • 26 Mar, 10+ inc 4+ forward, 6+ pine ck, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 4, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 6, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 6+ inc 5 forward, 1 seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, ~15 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 5 seven ocean, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 2 inc 1 m 1 f forward, t wetmore
  • Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula
    • 26 Mar, 8, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 3 inc 2 forward, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 4, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 6, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 9+ inc 6+ ramp, 3+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 10 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 1 forward, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 6+ ramp, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, sev ramp, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 15 ramp, t wetmore
  • Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
    • 25 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 2, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 4, w tatro
    • 21 Mar, 1 m forward, t wetmore
  • Red-breasted Merganser, Mergus serrator
    • 26 Mar, 5, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 8+ inc 4 pans, 4+ pine ck, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 6, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 3, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 4+ inc 3 pine ck, 1+ seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 3 pans, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 2 pans n scurves, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 8+ var inc pans, forward, seven, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 3+ ramp, t wetmore
  • Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo
    • 25 Mar, 10, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 11, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 10 two, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 10 inc 3 m 7 f rdside one to two, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Horned Grebe, Podiceps auritus
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 24 Mar, 1 one ocean, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 3 inc 2 one ocean, 1 seven ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 1 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 1 seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 1, w tatro
  • Rock Pigeon, Columba livia
    • 26 Mar, fw n refuge, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 5, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 10, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 15+ n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, yes, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 2 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 15, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, ~8 n refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 7, n landry
  • Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura
    • 26 Mar, 3, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 6+ var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 5, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 5, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 7+ inc 1 n refuge, 6 refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 8-10 refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 1 n refuge, t wetmore
  • Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus
    • 24 Mar, 1 barhead beach, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 1 barhead beach, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
  • Dunlin, Calidris alpina
    • 21 Mar, 120+ emerson, t wetmore
  • American Woodcock, Scolopax minor
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 25 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 24 Mar, 1 rdside, m watson
    • 22 Mar, 2 rdside n goodno, d weaver
    • 20 Mar, 1 dune loop, d adrien
  • Greater Yellowlegs, Tringa melanoleuca
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1 two pans, w tatro
  • Razorbill, Alca torda
    • 24 Mar, 50+ one ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 2 seven ocean, t wetmore
  • Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 21 Mar, 2-3 inc pans & forward, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 2+ north marsh, t wetmore
  • Herring Gull, Larus argentatus
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 5, n landry
    • 26 Mar, sev var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 11, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 5, m watson
    • 24 Mar, sev var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, yes, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 7, d prima
    • 21 Mar, sev var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, sev var, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 9, n landry
  • Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus
    • 26 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 5 north marsh & pi rv, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 5, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 4, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 2 one beach, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 5, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 2 seven beach, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 8+ north marsh, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Red-throated Loon, Gavia stellata
    • 21 Mar, 1 one dunes eaten by snowy owl, m halsey
  • Common Loon, Gavia immer
    • 26 Mar, 2+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 12+ inc 8+ one ocean, 4+ seen ocean, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 1 seven ocean, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 1 seven ocean, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 20+ seven ocean, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 10-12 seven ocean, d adrien
  • Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
    • 25 Mar, fk 8 flyby n, j sender
  • Osprey, Pandion haliaetus
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 1 forward, t wetmore
  • Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    • 25 Mar, 1, t walker
    • 24 Mar, 1 im, m watson
    • 21 Mar, 2 inc 1 im marsh n refuge, 1 ad o/pi sound, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 1 f inc 1 north field, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 1 m pans, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 2 inc 1 ad m scurves, 1 f stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 4, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 3 inc 1 ad m south marsh, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 2+ inc 1 ad m north field, 1 ad f, d adrien
    • 20 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 2-3 inc 1-2 north marsh, 1 north field, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 2, n landry
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 1 forward, m watson
  • Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1, t walker
  • Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 1-2 north field & south field, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 1 north pool olook, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Rough-legged Hawk, Buteo lagopus
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 1 north field, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 2 inc 1 lt 1 dk, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 1-2 one, two & north marsh, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 1 north field, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
  • Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiaca
    • 22 Mar, 1 dunes n one, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 1 one dunes eating red-throated loon, m halsey
    • 18 Mar, 1 one, g d'entremont
    • 18 Mar, 1 very white, n landry
  • Barred Owl, Strix varia
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 25 Mar, 1 hellcat, a gurka
    • 24 Mar, 1 hellcat, m watson
  • Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens
    • 26 Mar, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 1 h goodno, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 1 goodno, d adrien
  • Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Merlin, Falco columbarius
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 22 Mar, 1 flyby n wcurves, d weaver
    • 19 Mar, 1 x/north field, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus
    • 25 Mar, 1, t walker
    • 22 Mar, 1 flyby north field, d weaver
  • Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe
    • 25 Mar, 1 rdside stage, j sender
  • Northern Shrike, Lanius excubitor
    • 26 Mar, 1 ad n end scurves, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 1 wardens, d prima
  • Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 6+ var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 3, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 4, t walker
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 3 rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 4, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 6-8 refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 18 Mar, 2, n landry
  • American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos
    • 26 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 6+ var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 5, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 2, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 10+ most north marsh, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, fw, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 10+ var, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 3-4 north marsh, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 17, n landry
  • Fish Crow, Corvus ossifragus
    • 21 Mar, 1 h one, t wetmore
  • Common Raven, Corvus corax
    • 21 Mar, 1 flyby north pool olook, t wetmore
  • Horned Lark, Eremophila alpestris
    • 26 Mar, 6, e labato
    • 21 Mar, fk 12+ flyby seven beach, t wetmore
  • Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapillus
    • 26 Mar, 2, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 5, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 2+ rdside, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 2, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 8+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 3, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 8+ h var one to hellcat, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 3, n landry
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis
    • 26 Mar, 1+ h x/north field, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 1-2 h x/north field, t wetmore
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet, Regulus satrapa
    • 26 Mar, 1 h x/north field, t wetmore
  • American Robin, Turdus migratorius
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 4, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 6+ var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 5, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 8, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 3-4 rdside var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 5, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 4+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 2, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 2 rdside inc 1 n refuge, 1 refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 3, n landry
  • Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 2 inc 1 north field, 1 stage, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 1, t walker
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 1 stage, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 1, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 1 north field, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 1 scurves, t wetmore
  • European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris
    • 26 Mar, 30, e labato
    • 26 Mar, sm fk n refuge, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 5, m watson
    • 24 Mar, fk n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, yes, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, fw h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 6, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, fw n refuge, t wetmore
  • House Sparrow, Passer domesticus
    • 26 Mar, sev n refuge, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, sev n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, sev h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, sev n refuge, t wetmore
  • House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus
    • 26 Mar, h n refuge, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, h n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, h n refuge, t wetmore
  • American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 6+ rdside var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 1, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 2, m watson
    • 21 Mar, 2, d prima
  • Snow Bunting, Plectrophenax nivalis
    • 26 Mar, 5 flyby beach, e labato
  • American Tree Sparrow, Spizelloides arborea
    • 24 Mar, 2, m watson
    • 21 Mar, 3, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 3-4 inc singing n refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 1 hellcat, d adrien
  • Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis
    • 24 Mar, 1 ipswich one dunes, d adrien, t wetmore
  • Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia
    • 26 Mar, 1, e labato
    • 26 Mar, 13, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 10+ var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 31, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 15 oinc mn rdside, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 4-5 var inc n refuge, five, seven, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 6, d prima
    • 21 Mar, 3-4 inc singing, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 3, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, 3-4 inc singing n refuge, t wetmore
  • White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 20 Mar, 4+ goodno, d adrien
  • Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 21 Mar, h scurves, t wetmore
  • Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis
    • 26 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 26 Mar, 4+ var inc singing, t wetmore
    • 24 Mar, 1, m watson
    • 24 Mar, 5+ inc 3 singing n refuge, 2 sandy pt one, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 2 singing n refuge, t wetmore
    • 19 Mar, 2 singing n refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 1, n landry
  • Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, sev var, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 1, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 9, m watson
    • 24 Mar, sev var, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 21 Mar, 14, d prima
    • 21 Mar, mn var, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, mn most n refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 5, n landry
  • Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula
    • 26 Mar, yes, e labato
    • 26 Mar, fw inc n refuge & goodno, t wetmore
    • 25 Mar, 2, n landry
    • 25 Mar, 10, w tatro
    • 24 Mar, 40, m watson
    • 24 Mar, fw n refuge, d adrien, t wetmore
    • 22 Mar, 1 one, d weaver
    • 21 Mar, 9, d prima
    • 21 Mar, sev n refuge, t wetmore
    • 20 Mar, 5, w tatro
    • 19 Mar, mn most n refuge, t wetmore
    • 18 Mar, 9, n landry

Legend
  • m - male
  • f - female
  • pr - pair
  • fk - flock
  • ad - adult
  • im - immature
  • jv - juvenal
  • sm - small
  • lg - large
  • lt - light morph
  • dk - dark morph
  • n - north
  • s - south
  • e - east
  • w - west
  • inc - including
  • migr - migrating

  • forward - Bill Forward Pool
  • one - Lot one area
  • three - Lot three area
  • seven - Lot seven area
  • emerson - Emerson Rocks
  • cross - Cross Farm Hill area
  • pans - North pans to lot three
  • north field - North boundary field
  • south field - South boundary field
  • north marsh - salt marsh from gate to wardens
  • south marsh - salt marsh from pines to cross
  • stage - Stage Island Pool area
  • pines - Pines Trail area
  • gate - Gate house area
  • blind - Blind on Bill Forward Pool
  • wardens - Sub-headquarters area
  • sound - Plum Island Sound


March 27, 2017, Tom Wetmore