Downy Woodpecker

Nature at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

October 20, 2012

A Canada goose at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A lady beetle at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Mallards at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A northern paper wasp at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A palm warbler at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
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

A black-capped chickadee at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Raj Das.
A downy woodpecker at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor in Natick, photographed by Raj Das.
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

An American goldfinch at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
A downy woodpecker at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
A pine warbler at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
A snapping turtle at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
A snapping turtle at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
A swamp sparrow at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Raj Das.
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

A bobolink at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A bobolink at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cotton-tailed rabbit at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A mourning dove at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A rose-breasted grosbeak at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A song sparrow at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
A yellow warbler at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Craig Smith.
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

An American bullfrog at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A clouded sulphur butterfly at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Fringed polygala at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A gray catbird at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great blue heron at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A mourning dove at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A painted turtle at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A pink lady's slipper at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A pink lady's slipper at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A scarlet tanager at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
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

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.

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