Beaver Brook Nature

Time to start on a Beaver Brook page. Since there’s four sections of Beaver Brook (North (Met State), South, Mill Ponds,and Lot 1), I’ll add comments as to where I’ve seen each. Bold is a species of note (as always).

Birds

  1. Canada Goose [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  2. Wood Duck [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  3. American Black Duck [North, Ponds]
  4. Mallard [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  5. Northern Pintail [Ponds]
  6. Green-winged Teal [Ponds]
  7. Hooded Merganser [Lot 1, Ponds]
  8. Ring-necked Pheasant [Lot 1, North]
  9. Wild Turkey [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  10. Common Loon [North]
  11. Double-crested Cormorant [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  12. Great Blue Heron [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  13. Green Heron [Lot 1, Ponds]
  14. Black-crowned Night-Heron [Lot 1]
  15. Turkey Vulture [North, Ponds, South]
  16. Northern Harrier [North]
  17. Sharp-shinned Hawk [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  18. Cooper’s Hawk [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  19. Red-tailed Hawk [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  20. American Kestrel [Lot 1, North]
  21. Merlin [North]
  22. Peregrine Falcon [North]
  23. Killdeer [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  24. Spotted Sandpiper [North, Ponds]
  25. Solitary Sandpiper [North, Ponds]
  26. Least Sandpiper [Ponds]
  27. Semipalmated Sandpiper [Ponds]
  28. American Woodcock [Lot 1, North]
  29. Ring-billed Gull [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  30. Herring Gull [Lot 1, North, South]
  31. Great Black-backed Gull [Lot 1]
  32. Rock Pigeon [Lot 1, North, South]
  33. Mourning Dove [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  34. Yellow-billed Cuckoo [Lot 1, North, South]
  35. Eastern Screech-Owl [Ponds]
  36. Great Horned Owl [Lot 1, North]
  37. Northern Saw-whet Owl [Lot 1]
  38. Chimney Swift [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  39. Ruby-throated Hummingbird [Ponds]
  40. Belted Kingfisher [North, Ponds, South]
  41. Red-bellied Woodpecker [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  42. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker [North]
  43. Downy Woodpecker [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  44. Hairy Woodpecker [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  45. Northern Flicker [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  46. Olive-sided Flycatcher [North]
  47. Eastern Wood-Pewee [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  48. Willow Flycatcher [North]
  49. Least Flycatcher [North]
  50. Eastern Phoebe [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  51. Great Crested Flycatcher [Lot 1, North, South]
  52. Eastern Kingbird [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  53. Blue-headed Vireo [North, South]
  54. Warbling Vireo [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  55. Red-eyed Vireo [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  56. Blue Jay [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  57. American Crow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  58. Common Raven [North]
  59. Northern Rough-winged Swallow [Ponds]
  60. Tree Swallow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  61. Barn Swallow [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  62. Black-capped Chickadee [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  63. Tufted Titmouse [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  64. Red-breasted Nuthatch [South]
  65. White-breasted Nuthatch [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  66. Brown Creeper [Lot 1, North]
  67. Carolina Wren [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  68. House Wren [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  69. Winter Wren [Lot 1, North]
  70. Marsh Wren [North]
  71. Golden-crowned Kinglet [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  72. Ruby-crowned Kinglet [Lot 1, North, South]
  73. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher [North, South]
  74. Eastern Bluebird [North, South]
  75. Veery [North, South]
  76. Swainson’s Thrush [North, South]
  77. Hermit Thrush [Lot 1, North, South]
  78. Wood Thrush [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  79. American Robin [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  80. Gray Catbird [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  81. Northern Mockingbird [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  82. Brown Thrasher [North, South]
  83. European Starling [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  84. Cedar Waxwing [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  85. Blue-winged Warbler [Lot 1, North]
  86. Tennessee Warbler [North]
  87. Nashville Warbler [North, South]
  88. Northern Parula [North, Ponds, South]
  89. Yellow Warbler [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  90. Chestnut-sided Warbler [North, South]
  91. Magnolia Warbler [North, South]
  92. Black-throated Blue Warbler [North]
  93. Yellow-rumped Warbler [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  94. Black-throated Green Warbler [North, Ponds, South]
  95. Blackburnian Warbler [North]
  96. Pine Warbler [Ponds]
  97. Prairie Warbler [North]
  98. Palm Warbler [Lot 1, North, South]
  99. Blackpoll Warbler [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  100. Cerulean Warbler [South]
  101. Black-and-white Warbler [North, South]
  102. American Redstart [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  103. Ovenbird [North, South]
  104. Northern Waterthrush [North, Ponds, South]
  105. Connecticut Warbler [North]
  106. Common Yellowthroat [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  107. Hooded Warbler [North]
  108. Wilson’s Warbler [North, South]
  109. Canada Warbler [North]
  110. Scarlet Tanager [Lot 1, North, Ponds]
  111. Eastern Towhee [North]
  112. American Tree Sparrow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  113. Chipping Sparrow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  114. Field Sparrow [North]
  115. Savannah Sparrow [Lot 1, North, South]
  116. Song Sparrow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  117. Lincoln’s Sparrow [North, South]
  118. Swamp Sparrow [Lot 1, North, South]
  119. White-throated Sparrow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  120. White-crowned Sparrow [South]
  121. Dark-eyed Junco [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  122. Northern Cardinal [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  123. Rose-breasted Grosbeak [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  124. Indigo Bunting [Lot 1, North, South]
  125. Bobolink [North, South]
  126. Red-winged Blackbird [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  127. Eastern Meadowlark [North]
  128. Common Grackle [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  129. Brown-headed Cowbird [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  130. Orchard Oriole [North]
  131. Baltimore Oriole [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  132. Purple Finch [North]
  133. House Finch [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  134. White-winged Crossbill [North]
  135. American Goldfinch [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]
  136. House Sparrow [Lot 1, North, Ponds, South]

Totals: Lot 1: 80, North: 120 (117 Met State, 71 West Meadow), Ponds: 76, South: 82 (50 all four)

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