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2012 Results: Arlington, Massachusetts

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 93       7      
Mute Swan 50       5      
American Black Duck 13       3      
Mallard 220       7      
Hooded Merganser 28       5      
Common Merganser 12       1      
Great Blue Heron 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 2       1      
Ring-billed Gull 143       7      
Herring Gull 4       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 6       1      
Mourning Dove 32       10      
Eastern Screech-Owl 1       1      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1       1      
Downy Woodpecker 14       9      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       2      
Blue Jay 12       4      
American Crow 18       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 43       15      
Tufted Titmouse 20       7      
White-breasted Nuthatch 12       7      
Carolina Wren 7       5      
American Robin 18       5      
Northern Mockingbird 5       5      
European Starling 33       5      
Song Sparrow 10       5      
White-throated Sparrow 9       2      
Dark-eyed Junco 50       12      
Northern Cardinal 27       12      
Red-winged Blackbird 2       1      
House Finch 9       4      
American Goldfinch 11       3      
House Sparrow 145       10      
Total 1,059             

A total of 34 species were reported.

See a summary for Massachusetts.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.