Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Birds of Garland Road

Garland Road is a residential street in Newton, Massachusetts, approximately 8 miles west of Boston. Landuse is high-density residential with single family houses on 1/8 - 1/4 acre lots

We are tracking the birds seen and heard on our house lot on Garland.

1/1/07 - 3/31/07 Species observed (21):

american crow
american goldfinch
american robin
belted kingfisher
black-capped chickadee
blue jay
carolina wren
common grackle
downy woodpecker
eastern pheobe
european starling
house finch
house sparrow
mourning dove
northern cardinal
northern junco
red-tailed hawk
song sparrow
tufted titmouse
white-breasted nuthatch
white-throated sparrow


savta said...

I was amazed to see how many birds you saw on Garland Road. Very interesting. Savta

dempaver said...

On March 30th several nighthawks flew across my field of vision as I was observing the beautiful, waxing moon at sunset through my binoculars. I live on Garland Road, so I guess you can add nighthawks to your list. I have enjoyed reading your blog and look forward to further postings.