At Brilyea late Tuesday, August 26: (1) White-rumped Sandpiper, (12) Least Sandpiper, (25) Lesser Yellowlegs, (1) Green Heron and (15) Black-crowned Night-Heron (3 adults, 12 immatures).
Meanwhile, on Ward Hill in South Duxbury, warblers and other passerines remain very scarce. Typical morning walk produces perhaps 3-4 species of warbler with only Common Yellowthroat reliable. Other warbler species that have been observed over the past two weeks include Black-throated Blue, Black-throated Green, Chestnut-sided, Nashville, and American Redstart (all have provided several sightings). Also seen (but just once or twice in two weeks): Black-and-white Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Ovenbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Mourning Warbler and Canada Warbler.
Let's hope better days lie ahead! Pipit.