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2003 Results: Massachusetts

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

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 1       1      
Brant 34       3      
Canada Goose 918       31      
Mute Swan 74       17      
Wood Duck 7       2      
Gadwall 4       1      
American Wigeon 18       3      
American Black Duck 274       19      
Mallard 555       30      
Northern Pintail 30       1      
Canvasback 17       2      
Ring-necked Duck 2       1      
Greater Scaup 15       1      
Lesser Scaup 8       2      
Common Eider 4       1      
Black Scoter 56       2      
Long-tailed Duck 15       1      
Bufflehead 359       15      
Common Goldeneye 30       6      
Hooded Merganser 17       6      
Common Merganser 68       5      
Red-breasted Merganser 64       10      
Ruddy Duck 2       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 5       5      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 235       22      
Common Loon 8       3      
Horned Grebe 2       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 44       3      
Great Cormorant 26       3      
Great Blue Heron 9       6      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       1      
Bald Eagle 7       5      
Northern Harrier 4       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23       22      
Cooper's Hawk 19       18      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 70       55      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
American Coot 1       1      
Sanderling 17       3      
Purple Sandpiper 3       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 5       2      
Ring-billed Gull 304       19      
Herring Gull 523       46      
Great Black-backed Gull 54       12      
Rock Pigeon 721       81      
Mourning Dove 2,718       396      
Monk Parakeet 2       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 11       9      
Great Horned Owl 6       4      
Barred Owl 2       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Belted Kingfisher 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 177       149      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5       5      
Downy Woodpecker 808       413      
Hairy Woodpecker 202       151      
Northern Flicker 66       54      
Pileated Woodpecker 4       4      
Northern Shrike 2       2      
Blue Jay 1,874       444      
American Crow 2,021       286      
Fish Crow 13       2      
Common Raven 1       1      
Horned Lark 1       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 1,932       520      
Tufted Titmouse 1,248       466      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 26       20      
White-breasted Nuthatch 705       386      
Brown Creeper 23       22      
Carolina Wren 353       252      
Winter Wren 14       10      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3       3      
Eastern Bluebird 209       39      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 603       136      
Gray Catbird 5       4      
Northern Mockingbird 81       67      
Brown Thrasher 4       3      
European Starling 1,858       294      
Cedar Waxwing 196       15      
Snow Bunting 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 28       22      
Eastern Towhee 8       4      
American Tree Sparrow 552       125      
Field Sparrow 12       6      
Savannah Sparrow 2       1      
Fox Sparrow 25       11      
Song Sparrow 387       146      
Swamp Sparrow 7       6      
White-throated Sparrow 572       165      
White-crowned Sparrow 14       7      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,449       509      
Northern Cardinal 1,547       474      
Red-winged Blackbird 91       11      
Rusty Blackbird 5       2      
Common Grackle 158       7      
Brown-headed Cowbird 32       2      
Purple Finch 59       26      
House Finch 1,060       229      
Pine Siskin 7       6      
American Goldfinch 3,036       356      
House Sparrow 2,852       307      
Total 34,751             

A total of 108 species were reported.

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.

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