Birds Seen & Heard in Fowl Meadow, May 2017

Downy Woodpecker

NepRWA board member, Les Tyrala, led a group of bird watchers through Fowl Meadow (along Burma Road from Paul’s Bridge to the south edge of marsh), which is within the western portion of the DCR Blue Hills reservation last Saturday morning, May 20th. They observed and / or heard 37 species.

The complete list of species includes:

Canada Goose 1
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 1
Cooper’s Hawk 2
Herring Gull 6
Mourning Dove 1
Black-billed Cuckoo 1
Chimney Swift 3
Downy Woodpecker 2
Eastern Phoebe 1
Eastern Wood Pee-wee 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Warbling Vireo 7
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 2
Northern Mockingbird 1
American Crow 6
Tree Swallow 2
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Tufted Titmouse 6
Willow Flycatcher 1
American Robin 4
Gray Catbird 9
Starling 11
Cedar Waxwing 3
Common Yellowthroat 5
Yellow Warbler 11
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Wood Warbler sp.
Chipping Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 16
Northern Cardinal 4
Red-winged Blackbird 24
Common Grackle 4
Baltimore Oriole 14
American Goldfinch 6
House Sparrow 5

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