Downy Woodpecker

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

Wildlife at Upper and Lower Mill Brook in Wayland

June 8, 2011

A downy woodpecker in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
A common garter snake in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
A muskrat dome in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
Painted turtles in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
A snapping turtle in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
A snapping turtle in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
A snapping turtle in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
Wood ducks in Wayland, photographed my Marie Goeritz.
Marie Goeritz photographed the following on a trip to Upper and Lower Mill Brook Conservation Areas in Wayland: downy woodpecker, common garter snake, a muskrat dome, painted turtles, snapping turtle, wood ducks.

Downy Woodpecker and a dragonfly in Lincoln

July 24, 2011

A downy woodpecker at Farrar Pond in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A widow skimmer at Farrar Pond in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
Ron McAdow photographed a young downy woodpecker and a widow skimmer at Farrar Pond in Lincoln.

Birds in Lincoln

July 10, 2011

A Baltimore oriole in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A barn swallow in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A barn swallow in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
Barn swallows in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A downy woodpecker in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A ruby-throated hummingbird in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A song sparrow in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A song sparrow in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A wood duck in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
Ron McAdow photographed several birds in Lincoln, pictured are a young Baltimore oriole, a recently fledged barn swallow, a downy woodpecker, a ruby-throated hummingbird, a song sparrow and a wood duck drake.

Wildlife at Heard Farm in Wayland

June 19, 2011

A Baltimore oriole at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A black-capped chickadee at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
Bobolinks at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
Cotton-tailed rabbits at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great blue heron at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A northern cardinal at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
Tree swallows at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
Tree swallows at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following at Heard Farm in Wayland: Baltimore oriole, black-capped chickadee, bobolink, cotton-tailed rabbits, downy woodpecker, great blue heron, northern cardinal, tree swallow.

Downy Woodpecker in Stow

August 15, 2010

A downy woodepcker in Stow, photographed by Dan Foster.
A downy woodepcker in Stow, photographed by Dan Foster.
A downy woodepcker in Stow, photographed by Dan Foster.
Dan Foster photographed this series of a downy woodepcker excavating a pair of holes in a dead birch tree in Stow.

Wildlife in Marlborough and Sudbury

July 3, 2010

An ovenbird at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
An ovenbird at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great crested flycatcher at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great crested flycatcher at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A monarch butterfly at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A snapping turtle at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A rose-breasted grosbeak at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following species during a visit to the Desert Natural Area in Marlborough and Sudbury:  ovenbird, great crested flycatcher, eastern chipmunk, downy woodpecker, monarch butterfly, snapping turtle, rose-breasted grosbeak.

Wildlife at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation

June 15, 2010

An eastern bluebird at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern bluebird and a tree swallow at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
A common yellowthroat at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
A white-tailed deer and a nursing fawn at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
An American robin at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern towhee at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
An tree swallow at SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following during a visit to SVT's Cedar Hill Reservation and the adjacent Crane Swamp Conservation Area lands:  eastern bluebird, tree swallow, cedar waxwing, a white-tailed deer and a nursing fawn, downy woodpecker, American robin, and eastern towhee.

Backyard birds in Concord

April 11, 2010

A dark-eyed junco in Concord by Dick McWalter
A downy woodpecker in Concord by Dick McWalter
A northern cardnal in Concord by Dick McWalter
A white-breasted nuthatch in Concord by Dick McWalter
Dick McWalter photographed a dark-eyed junco, a downy woodpecker, a northern cardinal and a white-breasted nuthacth at a feeder in Concord.

Backyard Birds in Sudbury

March 27, 2010

A black-capped chickadee and downy woodpecker photographed in Sudbury by Lydia Pastuszek
A downy woodpecker photographed in Sudbury by Lydia Pastuszek
A downy woodpecker photographed in Sudbury by Lydia Pastuszek
A northern cardinal photographed in Sudbury by Lydia Pastuszek
Lydia Pastuszek photographed a black-capped chickadee, downy woodpeckers and a northern cardinal at her bird feeder in Sudbury.

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