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For the Birds

by Karen Fung

The Holliston Conservation Associates hosted a bird outing early on Saturday, June 30th, 2012.  Ms. Donna Cohen, Ph.D., led the group.  

Observed were some quality bird behaviors including robins feeding young chicks, fledges flying, and ospreys soaring and calling.  Sighted bird species included:  osprey, turkey vulture, robin, barn swallow, tree swallow, kingfisher, eastern king bird, great blue heron, red wing blackbird, grackle, and flicker.  Songs heard included eastern towhee, yellowthroat, eastern wood peewee, and chickadee.  

Amphibians observed included bullfrog, green frog, leopard frog, American toad and giant tadpole.