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2011 Results: Massachusetts

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See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Brant 332       10      
Canada Goose 1,746       99      
Mute Swan 78       26      
Wood Duck 25       7      
Gadwall 29       5      
American Wigeon 15       2      
American Black Duck 627       45      
Mallard 3,050       113      
Northern Shoveler 2       2      
Northern Pintail 3       2      
Green-winged Teal 11       4      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 180       19      
Greater Scaup 71       4      
Lesser Scaup 115       5      
Common Eider 823       31      
Harlequin Duck 72       5      
Surf Scoter 142       12      
White-winged Scoter 177       9      
Black Scoter 81       7      
Long-tailed Duck 55       5      
Bufflehead 727       28      
Common Goldeneye 167       20      
Barrow's Goldeneye 1       1      
Hooded Merganser 155       31      
Common Merganser 94       26      
Red-breasted Merganser 188       24      
Ruddy Duck 1       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 2       2      
Wild Turkey 1,445       96      
Common Loon 39       16      
Pied-billed Grebe 2       2      
Horned Grebe 18       5      
Great Cormorant 45       9      
Great Blue Heron 23       22      
Black Vulture 2       2      
Turkey Vulture 81       41      
Bald Eagle 19       14      
Northern Harrier 10       8      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 59       58      
Cooper's Hawk 84       81      
Red-shouldered Hawk 25       18      
Red-tailed Hawk 207       148      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 7       6      
Merlin 3       3      
Peregrine Falcon 4       3      
American Coot 4       3      
Sanderling 593       5      
Purple Sandpiper 13       2      
Dunlin 605       2      
American Woodcock 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 4       1      
Black-headed Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,030       65      
Herring Gull 5,949       127      
Iceland Gull 58       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 198       1      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 309       41      
Thick-billed Murre 1       1      
Razorbill 2       1      
Black Guillemot 6       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,384       107      
Mourning Dove 3,953       767      
Eastern Screech-Owl 7       7      
Great Horned Owl 14       11      
Barred Owl 17       12      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       2      
Belted Kingfisher 5       5      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 506       421      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 1,796       943      
Hairy Woodpecker 495       366      
Northern Flicker 159       127      
Pileated Woodpecker 28       22      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Blue Jay 3,330       864      
American Crow 3,481       565      
Fish Crow 8       3      
Common Raven 29       15      
Horned Lark 3       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 5,156       1,201      
Tufted Titmouse 3,104       1,054      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 326       206      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,546       890      
Brown Creeper 41       33      
Carolina Wren 469       340      
Winter Wren 23       17      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 16       11      
Eastern Bluebird 382       102      
Hermit Thrush 2       2      
American Robin 1,562       237      
Gray Catbird 3       3      
Northern Mockingbird 99       88      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
European Starling 3,906       307      
Bohemian Waxwing 356       4      
Cedar Waxwing 344       30      
Snow Bunting 36       3      
Pine Warbler 20       11      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 51       24      
Eastern Towhee 21       16      
American Tree Sparrow 1,081       245      
Chipping Sparrow 8       7      
Field Sparrow 8       5      
Savannah Sparrow 4       4      
Fox Sparrow 25       19      
Song Sparrow 762       310      
Swamp Sparrow 8       6      
White-throated Sparrow 987       331      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 7,186       1,041      
Northern Cardinal 3,252       1,027      
Dickcissel 1       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 1,031       117      
Rusty Blackbird 18       3      
Common Grackle 509       73      
Brown-headed Cowbird 125       30      
Purple Finch 163       70      
House Finch 1,568       397      
White-winged Crossbill 1       1      
Common Redpoll 1,145       115      
Pine Siskin 525       94      
American Goldfinch 4,205       667      
Evening Grosbeak 12       1      
House Sparrow 6,227       562      
Total 81,360             

A total of 127 species were reported.

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.

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