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

 

 

Wachusett Reservoir IBA

The Forbush Bird Club had an excellent trip through the Wachusett Reservoir IBA this morning. Stops included Thomas Basin, Sterling Peat, East and West Waushacum Lakes, and Reservoir Gates 36, 39, 17, and 25. 

Species observed:

124 Canada Goose
24 Wood Duck
17 Mallard
1 Bufflehead -- F continuing Gate 36
9 Wild Turkey
12 Common Loon
2 Pied-billed Grebe
2 Horned Grebe
41 Double-crested Cormorant
3 Great Blue Heron
1 Little Blue Heron -- Continuing immature at Sterling Peat
1 Osprey
4 Red-tailed Hawk
6 Killdeer
1 Pectoral Sandpiper
1 Solitary Sandpiper
35 Ring-billed Gull
3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
8 Mourning Dove
5 Belted Kingfisher
5 Red-bellied Woodpecker
6 Downy Woodpecker
2 Hairy Woodpecker
3 Northern Flicker
1 Pileated Woodpecker
7 Eastern Phoebe
1 Blue-headed Vireo
32 Blue Jay
11 American Crow
3 Common Raven
27 Black-capped Chickadee
12 Tufted Titmouse
2 Red-breasted Nuthatch
3 White-breasted Nuthatch
1 House Wren
1 Carolina Wren
3 Golden-crowned Kinglet
6 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
12 Eastern Bluebird
14 American Robin
12 Gray Catbird
3 European Starling
4 Cedar Waxwing
3 Common Yellowthroat
1 Northern Parula
8 Palm Warbler
1 Pine Warbler
27 Yellow-rumped Warbler
1 Black-throated Green Warbler
16 Chipping Sparrow
3 White-throated Sparrow
1 Savannah Sparrow
11 Song Sparrow
3 Swamp Sparrow
12 Northern Cardinal
1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
3 Red-winged Blackbird
19 House Finch
26 American Goldfinch
4 House Sparrow

(Trip report from Kevin Bourinot)

Richard Scarlet