Saturday, January 26, 2008

Gulls- Barton's Cove/Turners Falls, MA

January 26, 2008

Took a quick trip this afternoon up to Barton's cove to view the evening gull roost. Gill side of Barton's Cove, but this afternoon I Gull watching is traditionally done from the found the lighting from the Turner's Falls side to be satisfactory. Highlights were a 1st year Iceland Gull and a Adult Lesser Black-backed Gull.

A total of five species of Gulls were recorded-
Ring-billed Gull (116)
Herring Gull (275)
Iceland Gull (1-1W)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (1-Adult) Photo
Great Black-Backed Gull (78)
Also seen in the area....(1) Pine Grosbeak