WIR 4/3-4/9

Wednesday 4/3: Coot and Tree Swallow at the river walk and nothing else. 

Thursday 4/4: Hardy Pond had 5+ Lesser Scaup, 2 Gadwall, and a Pied-billed Grebe in the morning. Wood Frogs at Paine.

Friday 4/5: Looped the parkway at BBN without much of anything.

Saturday 4/6: Freezing in the wind at Great Meadows but had a Rough-winged Swallow in with a hundred Trees (no martin though), a snipe land on the path, both teal, and a few other good things. Nothing at Waltham St. after.

Sunday 4/7: Joined the MBC walk to Arlington Res where we had a pipit, 8 snipe, and 2 Fish Crow. Continued with Karsten to Dunback where a harrier was the only thing of note. An afternoon check of Cambridge Res found Adam Dudley’s Redhead.



Monday 4/8: Purgatory Cove: Pine and 2 Palm Warblers, Phoebe, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Red-breasted Merganser, bunch of Ring-necks, coots, Bufflehead, etc. Morning walk down the street had Waltham first of year Swamp Sparrow and flicker(!).

Tuesday 4/9: Mourning Cloaks and surprisingly little else at BBN. Hardy Pond earlier had 20+ Ruddy and 3 Lesser Scaup (which were visible from the house) but no swallows.