Red-necked Grebe - Barton Cove, Gill, Franklin Co., MA. November 1st, 2015.
First local migrant of the season.
Nothing too dramatic over the weekend but a Red-necked Grebe showed up at Barton Cove on Sunday morning (11/01) with two Gadwall, three Hooded Mergansers and three Double-crested Cormorants remaining there.
Gadwall - Barton Cove, Gill, Franklin Co., MA. November 1st, 2015.
Probably remnants from the flock of eleven on Oct 30th.
Two Greater Scaup and a single Lesser Scaup remained at Turner's Falls power canal where a calling Snow Bunting flew over on Monday morning (11/02).
With warm southerlies forecast for much of the week, it looks like we could be in for a quiet time regarding waterfowl arrivals and raptors. Perhaps time spent in the woods and field edges might yield more in the way of late or unusual passerines.