5/11 Sixteen Warbler Species at McLaughlin Woods,Riverway, and Hall's Pond

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Paul Peterson

May 12, 2024, 4:45:16 PMMay 12
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I birded these three places yesterday, for a total of sixteen species of warbler, etc.  I began at McLaughlin Woods, ate breakfast, and decided to plow on to Riverway Park (Muddy River) and Hall's Pond in Brookline:

Cooper's Hawk 1           on nest in Longwood Mall Brookline near Hall's Pond
Red-tailed Hawk 1      flew off carrying a rat (uh-oh)
Spotted Sandpiper 1   Riverway Park 
Warbling Vireo 4
Eastern Phoebe 1
Least Flycatcher 2          McLaughlin Woods
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2
Wood Thrush 2+             McLaughlin Woods and Iroquois Woods
Swainson' Thrush 2        one Riverway (Boston side); one Hall's Pond
Blackburnian 1              Iroquois Woods
Ovenbird x
Yellow Warbler 1
Black and White x
Northern Waterthrush 3+     Hall's Pond (famous for this species)
Black-throated Green 1      Riverway P. near Netherlands Rd.
Blackpoll 2                        Riverway
Northern Parula                 twelve just along Riverway Park
Yellow-rumped Warbler x
Black-throated Blue 2
Chestnut-sided 1
Nashville Warbler 1
Magnolia Warbler x
Common Yellowthroat 3     McLaughlin Woods
American Redstart 1
Wilson's Warbler 2          McLaughlin Woods
White-throated Sparrow 22    McLaughlin;  13  Hall's Pond

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