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2006 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 14       2      
Brant 92       8      
Canada Goose 8,197       93      
Mute Swan 194       34      
Wood Duck 16       2      
Gadwall 35       4      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 33       5      
American Black Duck 745       42      
Mallard 1,935       88      
Northern Shoveler 3       2      
Northern Pintail 44       6      
Green-winged Teal 18       5      
Canvasback 70       3      
Redhead 13       3      
Ring-necked Duck 37       8      
Greater Scaup 30       4      
Lesser Scaup 17       4      
King Eider 2       2      
Common Eider 2,151       25      
Harlequin Duck 20       1      
Surf Scoter 19       6      
White-winged Scoter 33       6      
Black Scoter 23       4      
Long-tailed Duck 24       5      
Bufflehead 262       24      
Common Goldeneye 155       22      
Hooded Merganser 249       27      
Common Merganser 291       31      
Red-breasted Merganser 175       25      
Ruddy Duck 16       3      
Northern Bobwhite 6       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 3       3      
Ruffed Grouse 3       3      
Wild Turkey 360       27      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 27       13      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Horned Grebe 21       8      
Red-necked Grebe 6       4      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 10       5      
Great Cormorant 56       9      
Great Blue Heron 27       17      
Turkey Vulture 77       25      
Bald Eagle 15       6      
Northern Harrier 24       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27       26      
Cooper's Hawk 41       36      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-shouldered Hawk 8       7      
Red-tailed Hawk 156       98      
Rough-legged Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 4       4      
American Coot 5       3      
Killdeer 1       1      
Sanderling 106       7      
Purple Sandpiper 10       2      
Dunlin 80       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 3       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 1       1      
Black-headed Gull 3       3      
Ring-billed Gull 1,556       71      
Herring Gull 3,135       97      
Iceland Gull 6       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 3       3      
Glaucous Gull 7       3      
Great Black-backed Gull 584       37      
Black Guillemot 4       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,164       85      
Mourning Dove 2,826       496      
Barn Owl 1       1      
Eastern Screech-Owl 10       9      
Great Horned Owl 8       6      
Snowy Owl 3       2      
Barred Owl 7       5      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 232       202      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       4      
Downy Woodpecker 1,073       541      
Hairy Woodpecker 245       173      
Northern Flicker 94       59      
Pileated Woodpecker 8       8      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 1,646       439      
American Crow 2,099       307      
Fish Crow 40       8      
Common Raven 15       6      
Horned Lark 203       3      
Black-capped Chickadee 2,932       658      
Boreal Chickadee 13       4      
Tufted Titmouse 1,394       516      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 196       135      
White-breasted Nuthatch 880       494      
Brown Creeper 53       44      
Carolina Wren 172       125      
Winter Wren 21       14      
Marsh Wren 1       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 13       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2       2      
Eastern Bluebird 148       42      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 2,817       196      
Gray Catbird 16       11      
Northern Mockingbird 109       81      
Brown Thrasher 3       2      
European Starling 3,506       214      
Cedar Waxwing 273       19      
Snow Bunting 25       3      
Pine Warbler 17       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 17       12      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 7       5      
American Tree Sparrow 816       132      
Chipping Sparrow 1       1      
Field Sparrow 68       22      
Savannah Sparrow 15       5      
Fox Sparrow 28       17      
Song Sparrow 358       157      
Swamp Sparrow 8       6      
White-throated Sparrow 554       159      
White-crowned Sparrow 3       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 3,008       489      
Northern Cardinal 1,468       494      
Red-winged Blackbird 480       55      
Eastern Meadowlark 13       2      
Common Grackle 114       27      
Brown-headed Cowbird 101       9      
Pine Grosbeak 9       4      
Purple Finch 127       49      
House Finch 826       220      
Common Redpoll 596       27      
Pine Siskin 69       13      
American Goldfinch 3,367       436      
Evening Grosbeak 46       3      
House Sparrow 3,397       304      
Total 59,082             

A total of 140 species were reported.

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.

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