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

 

 

Oxford, Dudley & vicinity

Leader: Paul Meleski
Weather: Sunny, breezy, and temps in the 50's.  
Participants: 7 members enjoyed the following species.

Species: 61

Canada Goose 17
Mute Swan 1
Wood Duck 3
Mallard 11
Great Blue Heron 2
Green Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 4
"Osprey 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Solitary Sandpiper 1
Mourning Dove 8
Chimney Swift 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 4
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern) 1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 5
Great Crested Flycatcher 4
Eastern Kingbird 3
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) 4
Blue Jay 8
American Crow 3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 12
Tree Swallow 12
Barn Swallow (American) 2
Black-capped Chickadee 8
Tufted Titmouse 8
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Brown Creeper 1
House Wren 5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3
Eastern Bluebird 2
American Robin 13
Gray Catbird 10
Ovenbird 12
Northern Waterthrush 1
Black-and-white Warbler 6
Nashville Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 11
Cape May Warbler 1
seen fairly well by entire group
      Northern Parula 6
Yellow Warbler 3
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 3
Pine Warbler 9
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 22
Prairie Warbler 2
Black-throated Green Warbler 2
Chipping Sparrow 4
Field Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 11
Swamp Sparrow 5
Eastern Towhee 13
Northern Cardinal 6
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4
Baltimore Oriole 8
Red-winged Blackbird 32
Brown-headed Cowbird 5
Common Grackle (Bronzed) 12
American Goldfinch 9
Additional species seen by Edward Kittredge:
  Buteo sp. 2

(Trip report from Paul Meleski)

 

Richard Scarlet