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134   IN THE ACADIAN LAND.

Sparrow Hawk, Falco sparverius. Common. Pigeon Hawk, Falco columbarius. Rare.

Red-tailed Buzzard, Bufeo borealis. Common. Broad-winged Buzzard, Bateo peansylranicus. Rare. Fish Hawk, Pandion haliretus. Common.

OWLS.

Great-horned Owl, Bubo virginianus. Common. Barred Owl, Syrniuin nebulosum. Common. Saw-whet Owl, Nyctale acadica. Not common.

HERONS.

Great Blue Heron (" Crane "), Ardea herodias. Common.

American Bittern (Stake-driver), Botaurus lentigionsus.

Common.

SHORE BIRDS, ETC.

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularia. Common. Least Sandpiper, Tringa nainatilla. Common. American Woodcock, Philohela minor. Fairly com-

mon.

Black Duck, Anus obscura. Common.

Wild Goose, Branta can adensis.

Wood Duck (Summer Duck), Aix sponsa. Common in the fall.

American Whistler Duck, Glaucionetta clangula. Common.

Shelldrake, Merganser americana. Common. Herring Gull. Laxus argentatus. Occasional. Loon, Urinator imber. Common.


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