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2019 Quarter-Month Status
Birds of Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts

Compiled by Tom Wetmore

This table shows the 2019 quarter-month status of the birds of Plum Island. It is based on data collected for inclusion on the Plum Island sigthings web site. The column labeled N shows the number days the species has been reported in 2019.

Status of the Birds of Plum Island — updated March 18, 2019 — day 77

 Species N  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Ross's Goose
Canada Goose 58 
Mute Swan 17 
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall 10 
American Wigeon
Mallard 49 
American Black Duck 57 
Northern Pintail 12 
Green-winged Teal
Greater Scaup
King Eider 27 
Common Eider 38 
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter 44 
Black Scoter 44 
Long-tailed Duck 47 
Bufflehead 43 
Common Goldeneye 60 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Hooded Merganser 17 
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser 55 
Wild Turkey
Horned Grebe 42 
Red-necked Grebe 13 
Rock Pigeon 38 
Mourning Dove 25 
Piping Plover
Sanderling 17 
Dunlin 15 
Greater Yellowlegs
Razorbill 17 
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ring-billed Gull 22 
Herring Gull 60 
Great Black-backed Gull 47 
Red-throated Loon 14 
Pacific Loon
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Common Loon 43 
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle 32 
Northern Harrier 52 
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk 10 
Red-tailed Hawk 24 
Rough-legged Hawk 45 
Golden Eagle
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl 39 
Barred Owl 14 
Short-eared Owl
Downy Woodpecker 35 
Hairy Woodpecker 46 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Northern Flicker
Peregrine Falcon 11 
Blue Jay 46 
American Crow 52 
Common Raven
Horned Lark 13 
Black-capped Chickadee 57 
Red-breasted Nuthatch 35 
Carolina Wren 18 
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
Hermit Thrush 13 
American Robin 57 
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird 33 
European Starling 29 
Cedar Waxwing
House Sparrow 36 
House Finch 11 
Common Redpoll
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
American Goldfinch 21 
Snow Bunting 28 
American Tree Sparrow 50 
Field Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow 20 
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow 43 
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird 12 
Brown-headed Cowbird
Common Grackle
Yellow-rumped Warbler 10 
Northern Cardinal 47 

Total species 95. Total reports 2,771. Total sightings 2,001.

March 18, 2019, Tom Wetmore