[MASSBIRD] Three Sapsuckers at Arnold Arboretum, Etc.

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Barbara Volkle

Jan 26, 2023, 4:38:49 PM1/26/23
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Thanks to Paul Peterson for this report.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA


Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 21:20:40 +0000 (UTC)
From: Paul Peterson <peterso...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Three Sapsuckers at Arnold Arboretum, Etc.

I covered almost all of this place today, and had many highlights:

Sharp-shinned Hawk1  Bussey Hill, landed in tree
Red-tailed Hawk 1+
Great Horned Owl 1 in that nest
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3  all adult males; two together near that
small pond near top of Bussey Hill; one conifer section in a Scotch Pine
way over near that church that's near the Sophia Snow House
Hairy Woodpecker 1+
Northern Flicker 1+
Fish Crow 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 scarce this winter? FOY
Brown Creeper 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 in marsh at far end of berm (if coming from
Visitor's Center end)
White-throated Sparrow 20+  mostly marsh
Song Sparrow 10
Dark-eyed Junco 30
Red-winged Blackbird 1
White-tailed Deer 3
Coyote 3
Gray Squirrel x
Eastern Cottontail 1

Paul Peterson

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