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2020 Quarter-Month Status
Birds of Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts

Compiled by Tom Wetmore


This table shows the 2020 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 2020.


Status of the Birds of Plum Island — updated January 23, 2020 — day 23

 Species N  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Brant
Canada Goose 22 
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall 11 
American Wigeon
Mallard 21 
American Black Duck 22 
Northern Pintail 17 
Green-winged Teal
Greater Scaup 10 
Common Eider 18 
Surf Scoter 11 
White-winged Scoter 22 
Black Scoter 18 
Long-tailed Duck 19 
Bufflehead 19 
Common Goldeneye 22 
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser 22 
Wild Turkey
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Horned Grebe 17 
Red-necked Grebe
Rock Pigeon 15 
Mourning Dove 15 
Sanderling 14 
Dunlin 11 
Dovekie
Razorbill
Ring-billed Gull 18 
Herring Gull 21 
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Great Black-backed Gull 17 
Red-throated Loon 15 
Common Loon 19 
Northern Gannet
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant
American Bittern
Northern Harrier 22 
Sharp-shinned Hawk
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Cooper's Hawk
Bald Eagle 18 
Red-tailed Hawk 13 
Rough-legged Hawk 18 
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl 21 
Short-eared Owl 15 
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker 14 
Northern Flicker
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Northern Shrike 14 
Blue Jay 12 
American Crow 13 
Common Raven
Horned Lark 10 
Black-capped Chickadee 20 
White-breasted Nuthatch
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Marsh Wren
Carolina Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
American Robin 21 
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird 18 
European Starling 10 
House Sparrow
House Finch
American Goldfinch 13 
Snow Bunting
American Tree Sparrow 19 
Dark-eyed Junco
White-throated Sparrow 15 
Seaside Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow 21 
Swamp Sparrow
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Eastern Towhee
Common Yellowthroat
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler 21 
Northern Cardinal 17 

Total species 85. Total reports 1,840. Total sightings 914.

January 23, 2020, Tom Wetmore