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2017 Quarter-Month Status
Birds of Plum Island, Essex County, Massachusetts

Compiled by Tom Wetmore


This table shows the 2017 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 2017.


Status of the Birds of Plum Island — updated February 23, 2018 — day 54

 Species N  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Brant
Canada Goose 44 
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
American Black Duck 44 
Mallard 33 
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Common Eider 27 
Surf Scoter 22 
White-winged Scoter 35 
Black Scoter 38 
Long-tailed Duck 35 
Bufflehead 25 
Common Goldeneye 42 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Hooded Merganser 16 
Red-breasted Merganser 38 
Wild Turkey
Horned Grebe 34 
Red-necked Grebe 21 
Rock Pigeon 37 
Mourning Dove 19 
Sanderling
Dunlin
Purple Sandpiper 11 
American Woodcock
Dovekie
Common Murre
Thick-billed Murre
Razorbill 12 
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ring-billed Gull 22 
Herring Gull 46 
Iceland Gull
Great Black-backed Gull 40 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Red-throated Loon 13 
Common Loon 33 
Northern Gannet
Great Cormorant
Bald Eagle 27 
Northern Harrier 35 
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-tailed Hawk 24 
Rough-legged Hawk 25 
Great Horned Owl
Snowy Owl 42 
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Downy Woodpecker 31 
Northern Flicker
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Blue Jay 30 
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
American Crow 41 
Common Raven
Horned Lark 12 
Black-capped Chickadee 42 
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch 33 
Hermit Thrush 12 
American Robin 40 
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird 39 
European Starling 27 
Cedar Waxwing 11 
House Sparrow 26 
House Finch
American Goldfinch 13 
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting 18 
Yellow-rumped Warbler 31 
American Tree Sparrow 42 
Savannah Sparrow
 Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
Song Sparrow 14 
White-throated Sparrow 16 
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal 30 
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle

Total species 86. Total reports 2,008. Total sightings 1,480.

February 23, 2018, Tom Wetmore