May Birds - What More Needs to be Said?

May 2010:

Nesting American Robin

and Bald Eagle

and Baltimore Oriole

and Piping Plovers

and American Redstart.

More warblers:

female Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Canada Warbler

female Common Yellowthroat

Magnolia Warbler

Northern Parulas


Pine Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warblers

and Worm-eating Warbler.

Non-warblers too:

Black-billed Cuckoo

Bobolink and Willet


Greater Yellowlegs

Wilson's Phalaropes

Brown-headed Cowbird

Common Grackles (too much testosterone)

Gray Catbird

Green-winged Teal

Blue-winged Teal


Lincoln's Sparrow

Eastern Towhee

Purple Finch

Red-eyed Vireo

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Scarlet Tanagers


Willow Flycatcher

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Song Sparrow

Common Raven

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Ivory-billed Woodcreeper


(Oops, that was from a quick teaching trip to Belize in May. It would be an
awesome addition to the Massachusetts bird list though....)

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