Bald Eagle – 2/24/09

Observer: Ilan Fisher Observation Date: 2/24/09 Observation Time: 3:00 p.m. Observation Location: Lake Massapoag Common Name: Bald Eagle Scientific Name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus More Information: All About Birds: Bald Eagle  

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Bald Eagle & Deer – 2/18/09

Observer: Ilan Fisher Observation Date: 2/18/09 Observation Time: Early afternoon Observation Location: Lake Massapoag across from Arboro Drive Common Name: Bald Eagle & Deer Scientific Name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus Comments: A young bald eagle feeds on a deer carcass on the ice. More Information: All About Birds: Bald Eagle  

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Black-capped Chickadee – 2/15/09

Observer: Will Sweet Observation Date: 2/15/09 Observation Time: 11:00 a.m. Observation Location: Backyard Common Name: Black-capped Chickadee Scientific Name: Poecile atricapillus Comments: The chickadees were knocking the Pine Siskins off of the thistle feeders. More Information: Whatbird.com  

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Bald Eagle – 1/19/09

Observer: Jeff Tatro Observation Date: 1/19/09 Observation Time: 4:00 p.m. Observation Location: Lake Massapoag shore, 100 yd SSE of Yacht Club Beach Common Name: Bald Eagle Scientific Name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus Comments: Adult, big guy, plumage very clear. Perched 35 ft up in a tree, then took light toward Community Ctr. Positive ID! More Information: Boidnoise: Adult Bald Eagle Call

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Barred Owl – 11/14/08

Observer: Randi Simons Observation Date: 11/14/08 Observation Time: Mid-afternoon Observation Location: Moose Hill Parkway, Mass. Audubon conservation land Common Name: Barred Owl Scientific Name: Strix varia Comments: This owl sat on a branch close to the road for an hour or more, not bothered by people watching close by or by chickadees constantly scolding. More Information: Cornell Lab of Ornithology “All About Birds”  

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