Sightings listed for the Southeastern Vermont Audubon Society

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

{BIRD NOTES ~ February 3, 2016 }

Bird Notes


The following photos and check lists have been submitted

by Suki Russo and Lani Wright from the field trip they

led to Cape Ann, MA. on January 23.



European Black-headed Gull, Gloucester, MA (1.23.16)


Gloucester--Fisherman's Monument, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jan 23, 2016 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Protocol: Stationary
16 species

Greater Scaup  38
Lesser Scaup  2
Common Eider (Dresser's)  25
Surf Scoter  8
White-winged Scoter (North American)  4
Black Scoter  2
Long-tailed Duck  2
Bufflehead  5
Common Goldeneye  3
Red-breasted Merganser  10
Common Loon  2
Horned Grebe  1
Great Cormorant (North Atlantic)  1
Ring-billed Gull  2
Herring Gull (American)  20
Great Black-backed Gull  35


Jodrey State Fish Pier, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jan 23, 2016 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Protocol: Stationary
9 species

Canada Goose  1
Greater Scaup  2
Common Eider (Dresser's)  30
Surf Scoter  5
Red-breasted Merganser  6
Herring Gull (American)  30
Iceland Gull (kumlieni)  1
Great Black-backed Gull  20
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  70


Halibut Point, Essex, Massachusetts, US
Jan 23, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
4 species


Mallard  20
Harlequin Duck  45
Herring Gull (American)  4
Great Black-backed Gull  6


The Himalayan Forest Thrush is a new species of bird that has

been described in north-eastern India and adjacent parts of

China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the US, India

and Russia, led by Professor Per Alström, Uppsala University

and Swedish University of Agricultural Science.

Himalayan Forest Thrush, Yunnan Province China, (Credit: Per Alström)


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Al Merritt


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