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



Bolton Flats

Leader:  Kevin Bourinot. Observers:  13. Weather:  26°F low, 44°F High. Cold with clear skies with low wind. We walked in the north and south side of 117 entrances. Highlights:  Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Pied-billed Grebe, Bald Eagle, Osprey carrying nesting material, Wilson's Snipe, Lesser Yellowlegs, and large flocks of Common Grackles and Red-winged Blackbirds.

Species: 32

Canada Goose  28
Wood Duck  16
Mallard  28
American Black Duck  12
Northern Pintail  4
Green-winged Teal  6
Pied-billed Grebe  1
Osprey  2     One carrying nesting material.
Cooper's Hawk  1
Bald Eagle  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  7
Wilson's Snipe  1
Lesser Yellowlegs  2
Ring-billed Gull  65
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  15
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  1
American Kestrel  2
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  8
Tree Swallow  15
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Eastern Bluebird  3
American Robin  10
Song Sparrow  20
Northern Cardinal  3
Red-winged Blackbird  500
Common Grackle  900
American Goldfinch  12

(trip report from Kevin Bourinot)

Richard Scarlet