Nature at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
October 20, 2012
Craig Smith photographed a Canada goose, downy woodpecker, lady beetle, mallards, northern paper wasp and a palm warbler at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury.
Canada goose on the Sudbury River in Framingham
September 20, 2012
Joan Chasan photographed this Canada goose on the Sudbury River in Framingham.
Canada Geese in Hopkinton
May 26, 2012
Jim Lagerbom photographed these Canada geese at Lake Whitehall in Hopkinton.
Wildlife at Broadmoor in Natick
May 27, 2012
Raj Das photographed the following during a visit to Massachusetts Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick: American lady butterfly, Canada geese, eastern bluebird, great blue heron, ruby-throated hummingbird, snapping turtle, tree swallow.
Birds at SVT's Upper Mill Brook in Wayland
May 19, 2012
Craig Smith photographed Canada geese, great blue herons and a mallard at SVT's Upper Mill Brook in Wayland.
Wildlife at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge
May 12, 2012
Craig Smith photographed the following at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Stow: Baltimore oriole, belted kingfisher, Canada geese, eastern kingbird, great blue heron, muskrat, northern harrier, red-bellied woodpecker, solitary sandpiper, tree swallow, turkey.
Mute Swan and Canada Goose in Wayland
May 10, 2012
Gerry White photographed this male mute swan defending its cygnets by chasing away a Canada goose near Pelham Island Rd in Wayland. He also photographed a great blue heron.
Hooded Mergansers in Framingham
February 8, 2012
Dawn Puliafico photographed hooded mergansers and a Canada goose at Farm Pond in Framingham.
Birds around Crane Swamp
November 26, 2011
Gregory Billingham submitted this list of birds he saw during a hike around Crane Swamp in Northborough and Westborough, including SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation and Sawink Farm Reservation.
- Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 6
- Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 1
- Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 1
- Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 6
- Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) 2
- American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 3
- Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 27
- Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 21
- White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 8
- Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) 1
- Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) 4
- Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) 9 2 seen at Sawink; 7 near the top of Cedar Hill that has bluebird houses in the vicinity.
- Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) 1
- American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 12
- Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 1
- Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 1
- Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 26
- Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 3
- Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) 11
- Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 4
- American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 22
Autumn at Great Meadows in Concord
November 9, 2011
Joan Chasan took several photos at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, including an American coot and a flock of Canada geese.