Most of the seabirds were seen at Emerson Rocks, Parking Lot 6.
Highlights include a Snowy Owl and juvenile Bald Eagle seen from the Wardens;
a Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker seen at the Hellcat Parking lot.
A second YBSA was seen by others along the road near the fenced off Goodno woods crossing.
A river otter was sliding and skating on North Pool as seen from the dike.
After the trip, a coyote was seen in the field at the corner of Scotland Road/Parker Street and Highland Road.
Below is the full, but limited list for the day.
Canada Goose 281 Plum Island American Black Duck 150 Plum Island Common Eider 445 Plum Island White-winged Scoter 35 Plum Island Black Scoter 15 Plum Island Long-tailed Duck 3 Plum Island Bufflehead 30 Plum Island Common Goldeneye 4 Plum Island Red-breasted Merganser 2 Plum Island Horned Grebe 5 Plum Island Mourning Dove 25 Plum Island Herring Gull 1 Plum Island Great Black-backed Gull 1 Plum Island Red-throated Loon 1 Plum Island Common Loon 1 Plum Island Northern Harrier 4 Plum Island Cooper's Hawk 1 Plum Island Bald Eagle 1 Plum Island Red-tailed Hawk 1 Plum Island Snowy Owl 1 Plum Island Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1 Plum Island Black-capped Chickadee 3 Plum Island Northern Mockingbird 1 Plum Island American Robin 5 Plum Island American Tree Sparrow 7 Plum Island Song Sparrow 2 Plum Island Northern Cardinal 2 Plum Island Canada Goose 450 Newburyport Harbor Mallard 60 Newburyport Harbor American Black Duck 30 Newburyport Harbor Long-tailed Duck 5 Newburyport Harbor Bufflehead 16 Newburyport Harbor Common Goldeneye 11 Newburyport Harbor Red-breasted Merganser 3 Newburyport Harbor Ring-billed Gull 10 Newburyport Harbor Herring Gull 25 Newburyport Harbor Great Black-backed Gull 1 Newburyport HarborMike Emmons