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Tom’s 2019 Massachusetts and Plum Island Bird Lists


Here’s the list of bird species seen by Tom in Massachusetts and on Plum Island in 2019. All birds on the list were seen in Massachusetts. Birds in boldface were also seen on Plum Island. There are 98 species on the list, with 87 on Plum Island.


BrantHorned GrebeBald EagleAmerican Robin
Canada GooseRed-necked GrebeNorthern HarrierGray Catbird
Mute SwanRock PigeonSharp-shinned HawkNorthern Mockingbird
Northern ShovelerMourning DoveCooper's HawkEuropean Starling
GadwallKilldeerRed-tailed HawkCedar Waxwing
American WigeonSanderlingRough-legged HawkHouse Sparrow
MallardDunlinGolden EagleHouse Finch
American Black DuckPurple SandpiperEastern Screech-OwlCommon Redpoll
Northern PintailAmerican WoodcockGreat Horned OwlAmerican Goldfinch
Green-winged TealGreater YellowlegsSnowy OwlLapland Longspur
Greater ScaupRazorbillBarred OwlSnow Bunting
King EiderBlack GuillemotShort-eared OwlAmerican Tree Sparrow
Common EiderBlack-legged KittiwakeDowny WoodpeckerField Sparrow
Harlequin DuckRing-billed GullHairy WoodpeckerFox Sparrow
Surf ScoterHerring GullNorthern FlickerSong Sparrow
White-winged ScoterIceland GullPeregrine FalconSwamp Sparrow
Black ScoterGreat Black-backed GullBlue JayWhite-throated Sparrow
Long-tailed DuckRed-throated LoonAmerican CrowDark-eyed Junco
BuffleheadPacific LoonCommon RavenRed-winged Blackbird
Common GoldeneyeCommon LoonHorned LarkBrown-headed Cowbird
Hooded MerganserNorthern GannetBlack-capped ChickadeeCommon Grackle
Common MerganserGreat CormorantTufted TitmouseYellow-rumped Warbler
Red-breasted MerganserGreat Blue HeronRed-breasted NuthatchNorthern Cardinal
Ruddy DuckTurkey VultureCarolina Wren
Wild TurkeyOspreyHermit Thrush

March 18, 2019, Tom Wetmore