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2021 Quarter-Month Status
Birds of Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts

Compiled by Tom Wetmore

This table shows the 2021 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 2021.

Status of the Birds of Plum Island — updated January 18, 2021 — day 18

 Species N  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Canada Goose 17 
Mute Swan 12 
Gadwall 14 
Mallard 17 
American Black Duck 17 
Northern Pintail 17 
Green-winged Teal
Greater Scaup
King Eider
Common Eider 17 
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter 16 
White-winged Scoter 17 
Black Scoter 17 
Long-tailed Duck 17 
Bufflehead 17 
Common Goldeneye 17 
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Red-breasted Merganser 17 
Wild Turkey
Horned Grebe 17 
Red-necked Grebe
Rock Pigeon 14 
Mourning Dove 14 
Black-bellied Plover
Sanderling 13 
Dunlin 14 
Purple Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Razorbill 11 
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ring-billed Gull 13 
Herring Gull 17 
Great Black-backed Gull 17 
Red-throated Loon 10 
Common Loon 15 
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Northern Harrier 17 
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Bald Eagle 13 
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk 11 
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl 16 
Short-eared Owl
Downy Woodpecker 14 
Hairy Woodpecker
Peregrine Falcon 12 
Blue Jay 15 
American Crow 13 
Common Raven
Horned Lark 12 
Black-capped Chickadee 17 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Red-breasted Nuthatch 15 
Carolina Wren
Hermit Thrush 12 
American Robin 16 
Gray Catbird 12 
Northern Mockingbird 17 
European Starling 11 
Cedar Waxwing
House Sparrow 11 
House Finch
Common Redpoll 12 
Hoary Redpoll
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Snow Bunting
American Tree Sparrow 17 
Dark-eyed Junco
White-throated Sparrow
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow 16 
Swamp Sparrow
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Northern Cardinal 16 

Total species 85. Total reports 2,036. Total sightings 825.

January 18, 2021, Tom Wetmore