Twenty or so very social birders met in the Orchard Beach Parking lot this 
morning to bird Hunter Island and Orchard Beach. It was a comfortable morning 
and we walked the loop on Hunter Island to scope the surrounding waters. It was 
a relaxed walk and we had a lot of fun.

Purple Sandpiper
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Great Cormorant
Horned Grebe
American Black Duck
Great Blue Heron
Downy Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Dark-eyed Junco 
Northern Cardinal
Blue Jay
White-throated Sparrow
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Long-tailed Duck
Greater Scaup
American Crow
Ring-billed Gull
Hering Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Tufted Titmouse
Canada Goose
Red-tailed Hawk

Harbor Seals were out on the rocks. 
We were not able to locate the Snowy Owl that was spotted yesterday.

Jack Rothman


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