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
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
Ron McAdow photographed a young downy woodpecker and a widow skimmer at Farrar Pond in Lincoln.
Birds in Lincoln
July 10, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lydia Pastuszek photographed a black-capped chickadee, downy woodpeckers and a northern cardinal at her bird feeder in Sudbury.