6/15 Burrage Pond in Hanson and Halifax Highlights

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Paul Peterson

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Jun 16, 2022, 7:50:13 PMJun 16
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I birded here on this beautiful day from 12:00-7:40. Luckily, there weren't many people here, but there were many birds.I didn't cover the back ponds, but I did cover just about everything else here.

Pied-billed Grebe 1
American Bittern 3+                   including two flying together and calling before dropping down
Glossy Ibis 3
Green Heron 1
Great Blue Heron 15                  guess
Great Egret 5
Wood Duck 2
Turkey Vulture 3
Osprey 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 3
Bald Eagle 1
Sora 1                                       not too far from springtime duck area; kow-eee-eee-eee-eee
Virginia Rail 1                            called
American Woodcock 3               together; flushed
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Eastern Kingbird 7
Willow Flycatcher 1
Warbling Vireo 2
Tree Swallow 25
Marsh Wren 20
Veery 5
Prairie Warbler 1
Black and White Warbler 2+
Ovenbird 6
Pine Warbler 1
Yellow Warbler 25
Common Yellowthroat 15
Eastern Towhee 6
Swamp Sparrow 25
Orchard Oriole 1

Lepids:

Viceroy 2
Monarch Butterfly 1
American Lady 1
skipper sp.1
butterfly sp. 1

Flora:

Pink Swamp Mallow
Oxeye Daisy
Daisy Fleabane
Purple Crown Vetch
Common Bladderwort
Pickerelweed
Blue Flag
yarrow
St. Johnswort
yellow crown vetch

Reptiles:

Snapping Turtle          very big
Painted Turtle 4
Gray Tree Frog 2
Green Frog                   many
Bull Frog 3

Mammals:

Red Squirrel
Gray Squirrel
Muskrat
White-tailed Deer 2
Eastern Cottontail

Paul Peterson
peterso...@yahoo.com
Boston          

Paul Peterson
peterso...@yahoo.com
Boston
                      
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