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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 67 species on the list, with 65 on Plum Island.


Canada GooseMourning DoveBarred OwlAmerican Tree Sparrow
Mute SwanSanderlingShort-eared OwlSong Sparrow
GadwallDunlinDowny WoodpeckerSwamp Sparrow
American WigeonRazorbillHairy WoodpeckerWhite-throated Sparrow
MallardBlack-legged KittiwakeNorthern FlickerDark-eyed Junco
American Black DuckHerring GullPeregrine FalconYellow-rumped Warbler
Northern PintailGreat Black-backed GullBlue JayNorthern Cardinal
King EiderRed-throated LoonAmerican Crow
Common EiderCommon LoonHorned Lark
White-winged ScoterNorthern GannetBlack-capped Chickadee
Black ScoterGreat Blue HeronRed-breasted Nuthatch
Long-tailed DuckTurkey VultureCarolina Wren
BuffleheadBald EagleHermit Thrush
Common GoldeneyeNorthern HarrierAmerican Robin
Hooded MerganserSharp-shinned HawkGray Catbird
Red-breasted MerganserRed-tailed HawkNorthern Mockingbird
Wild TurkeyRough-legged HawkEuropean Starling
Horned GrebeEastern Screech-OwlCedar Waxwing
Red-necked GrebeGreat Horned OwlHouse Finch
Rock PigeonSnowy OwlAmerican Goldfinch

January 14, 2019, Tom Wetmore