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