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As I was just getting started at Herrick's Cove, AMAS birders lead by Don
Clark were finishing up and soon on their way north to check out the
Charlestown, NH WWTP.  My walk covered the picnic and boat launch areas from
8:00-9:40 a.m.  Species count: 24.  The Green-winged Teal seen earlier by
the AMAS group were out of sight during my visit.

Canada Goose  5
Wood Duck  2
Mallard  3
Common Merganser  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  2
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  8
Tree Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Carolina Wren  1
American Robin  8
Song Sparrow  28
White-throated Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  4
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  10
Common Grackle  14
American Goldfinch  6

Sightings from around the house while doing spring yard chores included 18
species:

Mourning Dove  3
Barred Owl  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
American Crow  1
Tree Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  3
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Eastern Bluebird  1
American Robin  1
Dark-eyed Junco  6
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  3
Brown-headed Cowbird  2
Purple Finch  4
American Goldfinch  7
Evening Grosbeak  4

-- 
Kenneth Cox
South Reading, VT
http://northernwingsbirder.blogspot.com/