Merrymeeting Audubon
Sparrows of Greater Portland. OCT 2006

At Portland's Dragon Fields

On Munjoy Hill

Field Trip - OCT 22, 2006
Sparrows of Greater Portland

While Sparrows were the targets of this "all day" field trip, a total of sixty-three and a half species were seen.

Canada Goose

American Black Duck


Northern Pintail

Common Eider

White-winged Scoter


Common Loon

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Turkey Vulture

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Black-bellied Plover

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Bonaparte’s Gull 

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Blue Jay

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

American Pipit

Cedar Waxwing

Yellow-rumped Warbler 

1. Chipping Sparrow

2. Savannah Sparrow

2.5 “Ipswich” Savannah 3.5 Sparrow

4.5 Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow

5.5 Song Sparrow

6.5 Swamp Sparrow

7.5 White-throated Sparrow

8.5 White-crowned Sparrow

9.5 Dark-eyed Junco

Lapland Longspur

Northern Cardinal

BOBOLINK (very late)

Red-winged Blackbird

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Purple Finch

House Finch

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow

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