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2012 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
House Sparrow 6,911       561      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,389       883      
Canada Goose 4,510       218      
American Goldfinch 4,217       684      
Black-capped Chickadee 4,119       1,138      
Mourning Dove 3,503       850      
American Crow 3,442       548      
European Starling 3,273       306      
Mallard 2,689       185      
Ring-billed Gull 2,485       118      
Tufted Titmouse 2,335       936      
Northern Cardinal 2,323       916      
Herring Gull 2,158       162      
American Robin 2,034       296      
Rock Pigeon 1,791       129      
Downy Woodpecker 1,608       900      
Blue Jay 1,574       529      
White-breasted Nuthatch 1,494       844      
House Finch 1,317       410      
Wild Turkey 1,233       112      
American Black Duck 1,110       68      
Common Eider 999       30      
Common Grackle 873       72      
American Coot 635       22      
White-throated Sparrow 604       236      
Red-winged Blackbird 601       108      
Bufflehead 583       44      
Song Sparrow 540       261      
Eastern Bluebird 465       144      
Ring-necked Duck 452       18      
Common Merganser 430       51      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 429       366      
Hairy Woodpecker 410       300      
Hooded Merganser 403       57      
Carolina Wren 384       250      
Mute Swan 357       90      
Great Black-backed Gull 341       44      
Red-breasted Merganser 324       26      
American Tree Sparrow 322       85      
Common Goldeneye 312       22      
Red-tailed Hawk 294       193      
Long-tailed Duck 285       6      
Brown-headed Cowbird 272       16      
Northern Pintail 227       7      
Purple Finch 224       77      
Cedar Waxwing 223       17      
Brant 197       15      
Gadwall 170       7      
Northern Flicker 143       105      
Harlequin Duck 135       8      
Northern Mockingbird 132       113      
Common Loon 104       23      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 103       66      
Turkey Vulture 92       59      
White-winged Scoter 80       8      
American Wigeon 77       6      
Lesser Scaup 77       8      
Snow Bunting 74       2      
Black Scoter 68       9      
Cooper's Hawk 63       59      
Great Cormorant 62       14      
Ruddy Duck 52       9      
Brown Creeper 46       39      
Great Blue Heron 46       28      
Surf Scoter 43       9      
Horned Grebe 41       4      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 41       39      
Bald Eagle 40       26      
Pine Siskin 37       9      
Purple Sandpiper 37       2      
Common Raven 32       17      
Pileated Woodpecker 31       25      
Green-winged Teal 26       5      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 25       11      
Greater Scaup 25       3      
Belted Kingfisher 21       20      
Red-necked Grebe 21       5      
Fish Crow 20       4      
Northern Gannet 20       4      
American Woodcock 16       5      
Great Horned Owl 15       12      
Wood Duck 15       8      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15       11      
Eastern Screech-Owl 14       14      
Horned Lark 13       2      
Northern Harrier 13       10      
Red-shouldered Hawk 13       13      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 11       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 11       1      
Iceland Gull 10       4      
Red-throated Loon 10       4      
Sanderling 10       2      
Pine Warbler 9       8      
Dunlin 8       1      
Eastern Towhee 8       6      
Fox Sparrow 8       7      
Snowy Owl 8       6      
Barred Owl 7       7      
Peregrine Falcon 7       7      
Pied-billed Grebe 7       5      
Winter Wren 7       7      
Evening Grosbeak 6       3      
Hermit Thrush 6       6      
Razorbill 6       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6       6      
Black-legged Kittiwake 5       1      
Chipping Sparrow 5       5      
Ruffed Grouse 5       5      
Common Redpoll 4       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 4       1      
Merlin 4       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 4       4      
Savannah Sparrow 4       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 4       3      
American Kestrel 3       3      
Black Vulture 3       1      
Field Sparrow 3       1      
Glaucous Gull 3       3      
Gray Catbird 3       2      
Northern Shrike 3       3      
Swamp Sparrow 3       2      
Tufted Duck 3       3      
Dickcissel 2       2      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Black Guillemot 1       1      
Bohemian Waxwing 1       1      
Lazuli Bunting 1       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Northern Fulmar 1       1      
Northern Shoveler 1       1      
Orange-crowned Warbler 1       1      
Painted Bunting 1       1      
Redhead 1       1      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Short-billed Dowitcher 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 1       1      
Sora 1       1      
Townsend's Warbler 1       1      
Total 73,026             

A total of 139 species were reported.

See list of localities in Massachusetts with reports.

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