Forbush Bird Club
the Forbush Bird Club of Worcester, MA
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Here are reports from our most recent trips

 

 

Wachusett IBA trip

Eleven participants.
   Stops:  River Road, Muddy Pond, The Quag and West Waushacum at Gates Road, Central MA Rail Trail in Sterling at Cider Mill, East Waushacum at Sholan Beach, Coachlace Pond.
  Wachusett Reservoir:  Gates 36, 37, 39, Clinton Dam, Mile Hill, Gate 8, Scar Hill Road, Gate 17, Gate 25.

Species (47):

Blue Jay 17
Song Sparrow 13
Mallard 30
American Crow 17
Dark-eyed Junco 22
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3
Double-crested Cormorant 42
American Goldfinch 8
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 37
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Downy Woodpecker 5
Black-capped Chickadee 28
Ruddy Duck 18
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
Canada Goose 75
Ring-billed Gull 2
Great Blue Heron 2
Common Merganser 12
Red-tailed Hawk 3
Osprey 2 (over Waushacum Ponds)
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Tufted Titmouse 2
American Robin 33
Northern Cardinal 5
Carolina Wren 1
Mourning Dove 5
Red-winged Blackbird 25
Northern Flicker 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Pied-billed Grebe 2(1 on Muddy Pond, the other West Waushacum)
Wood Duck 45
Turkey Vulture 2
House Finch 16
White-throated Sparrow 7
Belted Kingfisher 1
Cooper's Hawk 1
Common Loon 14
Common Raven 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Savannah Sparrow 4
Mute Swan 4
Eastern Bluebird 1
Great Black-backed Gull 1
Surf Scoter 1 (South Bay, probably 3)
Eastern Phoebe 1
European Starlings 20

Scoter sp. 2
Gull sp. 40

Richard Scarlet