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2008 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
Greater White-fronted Goose 1       1      
Snow Goose 4       2      
Brant 189       10      
Canada Goose 4,690       100      
Mute Swan 203       41      
Wood Duck 22       4      
Gadwall 56       5      
American Wigeon 227       9      
American Black Duck 1,749       41      
Mallard 2,396       85      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Northern Pintail 14       3      
Green-winged Teal 9       2      
Canvasback 9       2      
Redhead 4       2      
Ring-necked Duck 363       9      
Greater Scaup 60       5      
Lesser Scaup 122       2      
Common Eider 987       20      
Harlequin Duck 60       1      
Surf Scoter 55       8      
White-winged Scoter 69       8      
Black Scoter 8       4      
Long-tailed Duck 45       9      
Bufflehead 852       39      
Common Goldeneye 352       23      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 170       24      
Common Merganser 70       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 245       22      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       2      
Wild Turkey 480       36      
Common Loon 66       18      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       3      
Horned Grebe 31       7      
Red-necked Grebe 1       1      
Eared Grebe 1       1      
Great Cormorant 54       10      
Great Blue Heron 27       21      
Turkey Vulture 81       26      
Bald Eagle 15       5      
Northern Harrier 17       11      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 44       42      
Cooper's Hawk 55       51      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 16       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 159       120      
Rough-legged Hawk 3       3      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 2       2      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
American Coot 27       5      
Killdeer 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       1      
Ruddy Turnstone 7       1      
Sanderling 28       2      
Purple Sandpiper 248       4      
Dunlin 21       2      
Bonaparte's Gull 5       3      
Black-headed Gull 12       3      
Ring-billed Gull 1,952       65      
Herring Gull 5,879       85      
Thayer's Gull 3       1      
Iceland Gull 40       4      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 10       7      
Slaty-backed Gull 1       1      
Glaucous Gull 24       4      
Great Black-backed Gull 2,100       36      
Dovekie 1       1      
Razorbill 6       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,103       80      
Mourning Dove 3,469       571      
Eastern Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 5       4      
Snowy Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 4       4      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 2       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 290       249      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 1,192       620      
Hairy Woodpecker 340       240      
Northern Flicker 139       93      
Pileated Woodpecker 22       19      
Northern Shrike 3       2      
Blue Jay 2,438       562      
American Crow 2,699       391      
Fish Crow 11       4      
Common Raven 40       16      
Horned Lark 187       6      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,461       779      
Tufted Titmouse 2,051       662      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 294       170      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,065       584      
Brown Creeper 56       40      
Carolina Wren 348       251      
Winter Wren 40       17      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 17       10      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Eastern Bluebird 220       60      
Townsend's Solitaire 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 1       1      
American Robin 3,007       179      
Gray Catbird 26       15      
Northern Mockingbird 62       40      
European Starling 2,087       195      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 416       21      
Lapland Longspur 2       1      
Snow Bunting 208       4      
Pine Warbler 11       10      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 119       21      
Yellow-breasted Chat 1       1      
Eastern Towhee 6       5      
American Tree Sparrow 999       153      
Chipping Sparrow 3       2      
Field Sparrow 85       22      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 3       2      
Fox Sparrow 49       28      
Song Sparrow 460       172      
Swamp Sparrow 17       6      
White-throated Sparrow 863       210      
White-crowned Sparrow 8       5      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,109       603      
Northern Cardinal 2,028       640      
Red-winged Blackbird 694       90      
Rusty Blackbird 2       1      
Common Grackle 258       36      
Brown-headed Cowbird 27       10      
Pine Grosbeak 78       6      
Purple Finch 208       66      
House Finch 1,145       282      
Red Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 793       57      
Hoary Redpoll 3       2      
Pine Siskin 55       13      
American Goldfinch 3,137       465      
Evening Grosbeak 11       2      
House Sparrow 4,163       359      
Total 69,127             

A total of 141 species were reported.

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.

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