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Tom’s 2022 Massachusetts and Plum Island Bird Lists


Here’s the list of bird species seen by Tom in Massachusetts and on Plum Island in 2022. All birds on the list were seen in Massachusetts. Birds in boldface were also seen on Plum Island. There are 80 species on the list, with 77 on Plum Island.


Canada GooseHorned GrebeBald EagleMarsh Wren
Mute SwanRed-necked GrebeRed-tailed HawkCarolina Wren
GadwallRock PigeonRough-legged HawkHermit Thrush
American WigeonMourning DoveSnowy OwlAmerican Robin
MallardVirginia RailRed-bellied WoodpeckerGray Catbird
American Black DuckSanderlingYellow-bellied SapsuckerNorthern Mockingbird
Northern PintailDunlinDowny WoodpeckerEuropean Starling
Green-winged TealThick-billed MurreNorthern FlickerCedar Waxwing
Ring-necked DuckRazorbillAmerican KestrelHouse Sparrow
Greater ScaupRing-billed GullMerlinHouse Finch
Common EiderHerring GullPeregrine FalconAmerican Goldfinch
Surf ScoterGreat Black-backed GullNorthern ShrikeSnow Bunting
White-winged ScoterRed-throated LoonBlue JayFox Sparrow
Black ScoterCommon LoonAmerican CrowAmerican Tree Sparrow
Long-tailed DuckNorthern GannetFish CrowDark-eyed Junco
BuffleheadGreat CormorantCommon RavenWhite-throated Sparrow
Common GoldeneyeAmerican BitternHorned LarkSong Sparrow
Hooded MerganserGreat Blue HeronBlack-capped ChickadeeSwamp Sparrow
Common MerganserNorthern HarrierRed-breasted NuthatchYellow-rumped Warbler
Red-breasted MerganserCooper's HawkWhite-breasted NuthatchNorthern Cardinal

January 19, 2022, Tom Wetmore