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2009 Results: Gloucester, 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 18       2      
Mute Swan 1       1      
Gadwall 52       3      
American Wigeon 1       1      
American Black Duck 28       3      
Mallard 80       3      
Lesser Scaup 6       1      
King Eider 1       1      
Common Eider 181       3      
Harlequin Duck 23       1      
Surf Scoter 7       3      
White-winged Scoter 53       3      
Black Scoter 6       1      
Bufflehead 103       3      
Common Goldeneye 69       3      
Hooded Merganser 2       1      
Red-breasted Merganser 151       3      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 31       3      
Horned Grebe 18       3      
Red-necked Grebe 13       3      
Great Cormorant 21       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Purple Sandpiper 52       3      
Ring-billed Gull 44       3      
Herring Gull 371       3      
Iceland Gull 25       3      
Glaucous Gull 4       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 108       3      
Razorbill 4       1      
Black Guillemot 2       1      
Rock Pigeon 252       3      
Mourning Dove 10       3      
Downy Woodpecker 6       3      
Blue Jay 6       3      
American Crow 34       6      
Horned Lark 19       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 24       6      
Tufted Titmouse 10       4      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1       1      
White-breasted Nuthatch 4       3      
Carolina Wren 2       2      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       1      
American Robin 4       2      
Gray Catbird 1       1      
Northern Mockingbird 2       1      
European Starling 332       3      
American Tree Sparrow 4       2      
Song Sparrow 4       2      
White-throated Sparrow 6       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 3       2      
Northern Cardinal 9       4      
Purple Finch 2       1      
House Finch 5       2      
Pine Siskin 9       3      
American Goldfinch 12       3      
House Sparrow 58       2      
Total 2,304             

A total of 59 species were reported.

See a summary for Massachusetts.

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