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2009 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 10       3      
Brant 1,071       20      
Canada Goose 3,491       113      
Mute Swan 231       45      
Wood Duck 7       4      
Gadwall 74       10      
American Wigeon 36       9      
American Black Duck 1,078       70      
Mallard 3,346       141      
Northern Shoveler 2       1      
Northern Pintail 73       8      
Green-winged Teal 37       8      
Canvasback 19       3      
Ring-necked Duck 219       15      
Greater Scaup 364       8      
Lesser Scaup 86       5      
King Eider 1       1      
Common Eider 2,387       28      
Harlequin Duck 115       7      
Surf Scoter 63       12      
White-winged Scoter 107       9      
Black Scoter 21       4      
Long-tailed Duck 38       4      
Bufflehead 1,032       48      
Common Goldeneye 428       31      
Barrow's Goldeneye 5       3      
Hooded Merganser 218       46      
Common Merganser 259       27      
Red-breasted Merganser 412       38      
Northern Bobwhite 19       2      
Ring-necked Pheasant 18       10      
Ruffed Grouse 1       1      
Wild Turkey 498       51      
Red-throated Loon 6       3      
Common Loon 90       22      
Pied-billed Grebe 11       3      
Horned Grebe 38       11      
Red-necked Grebe 22       8      
Double-crested Cormorant 1       1      
Great Cormorant 79       9      
Great Blue Heron 33       28      
Black Vulture 20       4      
Turkey Vulture 109       39      
Bald Eagle 30       16      
Northern Harrier 22       18      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 48       48      
Cooper's Hawk 54       54      
Northern Goshawk 6       5      
Red-shouldered Hawk 15       11      
Red-tailed Hawk 212       155      
Rough-legged Hawk 5       3      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 4       4      
Merlin 6       6      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
American Coot 11       6      
Black-bellied Plover 6       1      
Killdeer 2       2      
Ruddy Turnstone 5       1      
Sanderling 72       5      
Purple Sandpiper 111       8      
Dunlin 277       3      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Black-legged Kittiwake 1       1      
Black-headed Gull 3       3      
Ring-billed Gull 2,471       90      
Herring Gull 3,041       120      
Iceland Gull 53       7      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 28       3      
Glaucous Gull 7       2      
Great Black-backed Gull 411       56      
Dovekie 1       1      
Razorbill 12       3      
Black Guillemot 4       3      
Rock Pigeon 1,593       109      
Mourning Dove 3,332       644      
Eastern Screech-Owl 17       13      
Great Horned Owl 14       11      
Snowy Owl 9       8      
Barred Owl 7       5      
Belted Kingfisher 8       7      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 423       333      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8       8      
Downy Woodpecker 1,457       773      
Hairy Woodpecker 405       290      
Northern Flicker 140       106      
Pileated Woodpecker 16       16      
Northern Shrike 3       2      
Blue Jay 2,273       611      
American Crow 4,159       508      
Fish Crow 32       5      
Common Raven 24       11      
Horned Lark 96       4      
Black-capped Chickadee 3,876       946      
Tufted Titmouse 2,190       778      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 189       101      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,166       656      
Brown Creeper 40       32      
Carolina Wren 393       261      
Winter Wren 48       22      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 16       10      
Eastern Bluebird 344       92      
Hermit Thrush 21       19      
American Robin 1,828       307      
Gray Catbird 14       8      
Northern Mockingbird 103       81      
Brown Thrasher 6       4      
European Starling 6,803       255      
American Pipit 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 70       1      
Cedar Waxwing 342       18      
Lapland Longspur 3       1      
Snow Bunting 144       7      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Pine Warbler 26       7      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 169       47      
Eastern Towhee 19       14      
American Tree Sparrow 959       181      
Field Sparrow 101       29      
Savannah Sparrow 28       5      
Fox Sparrow 44       20      
Song Sparrow 601       248      
Swamp Sparrow 19       10      
White-throated Sparrow 767       249      
White-crowned Sparrow 27       11      
Dark-eyed Junco 4,361       761      
Northern Cardinal 2,420       751      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,057       122      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 238       71      
Brown-headed Cowbird 81       30      
Pine Grosbeak 13       1      
Purple Finch 262       92      
House Finch 1,423       388      
White-winged Crossbill 54       7      
Common Redpoll 270       41      
Pine Siskin 3,888       378      
American Goldfinch 6,137       718      
Evening Grosbeak 4       2      
House Sparrow 4,237       434      
Total 81,923             

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.