Sunday, July 6, 2014

Daniel Webster at Sunset: July 5th 2014 5 - 7 pm

Nine adults joined the two leaders for an evening stroll at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary in this co-sponsored trip with Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries.

For some folks this was their first visit to this serene and wonderful place, others have been enchanted with this Sanctuary for a number of years. None were “birders”, but all keen observers of wildlife.

Everyone agreed that this was just an excellent way to spend an evening!


Now to the Wildlife seen

This being the day after “Arthur”, the wind was still strong, so the few butterflies out were having a hard time. Although no unexpected birds put in an appearance, we all got wonderful scope looks at Great Blue Herons, Eastern Bluebirds and Osprey to name but a few. A full list of species is below.



We spotted just a couple of Butterflies; Clouded Sulphur and Summer Azure, we got great looks at a very cute little Red Squirrel and a couple of White Tailed Deer (which stayed around for everyone to get a look through the scope). We smelled Milkweed flowers and admired the female Bobolinks perched on the pretty blue - but European -Bird Vetch.


Steven and Christine Whitebread


Marshfield: Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Plymouth, US-MA
Jul 5, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 kilometer(s)
Comments:     SSBC trip, sunny, 78 F
32 species

Canada Goose  X
Mallard  4
Wild Turkey  X
Double-crested Cormorant  40
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  2
Osprey  X
Laughing Gull  3     flyover.
Mourning Dove  3
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Eastern Kingbird  2
Blue Jay  X
Purple Martin  20
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  12
Tufted Titmouse  4
Eastern Bluebird  2
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  X
Common Yellowthroat  3
Yellow Warbler  1
Song Sparrow  7
Northern Cardinal  3
Bobolink  30     females carrying food.
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
American Goldfinch  3
House Sparrow  X

View this checklist online at

This report was generated automatically by eBird v

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