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McCown’s Longspur

MARC number#LocationCountyArrival dateDeparture dateObserversReport
1977-031Spring Brook farm fields, BridgewaterPlymouth01/09/7701/26/77Petersen et al.13

McCown’s Longspur, prior to release. January 1977. Photo by J. Carey

Massachusetts has the distinction of having the sole east coast record for McCown’s Longspur, a bird seen by many and even trapped and banded (and released!) in Bridgewater in January 1977 (see #1977-03).