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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 January 14, 2019 — day 14

 Species N  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Canada Goose 12 
Mute Swan
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard 12 
American Black Duck 11 
Northern Pintail
King Eider
Common Eider 12 
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter 11 
Black Scoter 12 
Long-tailed Duck 12 
Bufflehead 12 
Common Goldeneye 12 
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser 12 
Wild Turkey
Horned Grebe 11 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Red-necked Grebe
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Sanderling
Dunlin
Razorbill
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull 12 
Great Black-backed Gull 10 
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon 10 
Northern Gannet
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier 10 
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk 10 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl
Barred Owl
Short-eared Owl
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker 10 
Northern Flicker
Peregrine Falcon
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Black-capped Chickadee 11 
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
American Robin 12 
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Cedar Waxwing
House Finch
Common Redpoll
American Goldfinch
Snow Bunting
American Tree Sparrow 11 
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Northern Cardinal

Total species 72. Total reports 627. Total sightings 447.

January 14, 2019, Tom Wetmore