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.
Birds at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor in Natick
October 6, 2012
Raj Das photographed a black-capped chickadee and a downy woodpecker at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Sanctuary in Natick.
Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord
October 5, 2012
Raj Das photographed an American goldfinch, downy woodpecker, pine warbler, snapping turtle and swamp sparrow at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.
Wildlife at Heard Farm in Wayland
May 19, 2012
Craig Smith photographed the following at Heard Farm in Wayland: bobolink, cedar waxwing, cotton-tailed rabbit, downy woodpecker, mourning dove, rose-breasted grosbeak, song sparrow, yellow warbler.
Nature at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury
May 13, 2012
Craig Smith photographed the following during a walk at SVT's General Federation on Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury: American bullfrog, clouded sulphur butterfly, downy woodpecker, fringed polygala, gray catbird, great blue heron, mourning dove, painted turtle, pink lady's slipper, scarlet tanager.
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.